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Connie Stewart

Connie Stewart


Connie Stewart was appointed to the Redwood Acres Board of Directors in November 2012 by Governor Jerry Brown.

For the past 5 years, Stewart has been Executive Director at the California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP), a research center committed to informing policy, building community, and promoting the health and well-being of rural people and environments.  The Center is located at Humboldt State University on the Redwood Coast of California.

The Center works on a variety of issues including food systems and food security, health care access, cost and quality; broadband deployment, adoption and policy; wealth creation and economic development, and youth leadership and development. It has a staff of 20 people.

Prior to joining CCRP, Connie spent six years working as a Senior Field Representative for the California Assembly.  She is a former Mayor and member of the Arcata City Council.

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