Speaker Details

Stephen Burrington

Executive Director
Groundwork USA

Stephen Burrington is the executive director of Groundwork USA, a national network of community-based organizations working at the intersection of equity, the environment, and civic engagement. Before joining Groundwork USA, he was a consultant to governors’ offices, mayors and diverse private sector organizations pursuing sustainable land use, transportation, and energy strategies. He previously served as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation; undersecretary in the Massachusetts Office for Commonwealth Development; a “smart growth” cabinet secretariat that oversaw state environment, transportation, and housing agencies; and vice president and general counsel of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s leading environmental advocacy organization.