Stephen has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners since 2013. He has nearly 10 years of experience in the private and public sector in transportation planning. He holds degrees in Urban & Regional Planning and Geography from the University of South Florida. He previously served for three years on the Hillsborough County Planning Commission, the countywide growth management and long-range planning agency, appointed by Tampa City Council. He began his FDOT career as D7’s first Bike-Ped Safety Specialist, and has since transitioned over to the Planning & Environmental Management Office to manage MPO programs and complete streets implementation.