Project Manager, Fairbanks North Star Borough
Jeff Stepp has worked in the Fairbanks North Star Borough mayor’s office since 2015. He is currently project manager for the borough’s Eielson Air Force Base Regional Growth Plan and recently hosted an advisory services team from the Association of Defense Communities in Fairbanks for a series of meetings about military-community partnerships.
Jeff worked in Juneau during six sessions of the Alaska State Legislature, including two years as the aide to the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee and two years as the aide to the Senate Resources Committee. He has also worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) in student affairs, where he served as president of the UAF Staff Council and chair of the UA Staff Alliance; also at UAF, he taught courses in communication, conflict resolution and ethics.
Jeff enjoys volunteering in the community and has served on the board of directors of the Fairbanks Concert Association, Yukon Quest, Fairbanks Folk Fest and Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living.
He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and served six years in the Army National Guard. He and his wife cheer for the Chicago Cubs and moved to Fairbanks from central Illinois in 1999.