Steve and his wife Molly moved to Saxonville in the mid-1980’s, living first on Cottage Street and then moving around the corner to Stearns Street in 1999. Their two now-adult children attended the Stapleton School and graduated from Framingham High School.
Steve has had a nearly 40-year career in the energy industry in a variety of roles, working in both the private and public sectors, specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy development. Much of his practice over the last 15 years has focused on municipal government, working with cities and towns across New England to create and implement energy management plans. Locally, Steve has been a consultant to the Town, now City, of Framingham for the past five years, assisting with a number of energy initiatives including the Town’s recent conversion of street lighting to LED, upgrading building systems and lighting at the Main Library on Lexington Street, and helping secure Framingham’s designation by the State in 2015 as a Green Community.
His professional training is in Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, with an emphasis on community resource management and development. His interests in adaptive reusing of historic structures, open space planning and protection, and village preservation fueled his involvement in the Friends of Saxonville. Prior to his election to the Board of Directors, he was a member of the FOS Athenaeum Task Force, working with the Town to find a path forward to restore the historic Athenaeum building to active public use as a Community Hall. Today, he is the Chair of the FOS Village Center Improvement Committee, which seeks reinvigorate the area around McGrath Square.
Steve is an avid gardener, boat builder, apple orchard restorer, and hard cider maker. He is happiest when he is out-of-doors.