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financial planner , Geography educator

Larry Kirk Stephenson, American geography educator, financial planner. National Defense Education Act fellow 1971-1972.


Stephenson, Larry Kirk was born on September 22, 1944 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Norman Eugene and Virginia Dare (Frost) Stephenson.


Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1966. Master of Arts, Arizona State University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1973.


Manpower research analyst Employment Security Commission of Arizona, 1969-1970. Assistant professor geography University Hawaii, Hilo, 1973-1976, associate professor, 1976-1978, chairman department geography, 1975-1977. Planner Arizona Department Health Services, Phoenix, 1978-1984.

Strategic planner City of Glendale, 1984-1992. Public health analyst Gila River Indian Cmmty., 1992-1998, economic development planner, 1998—2005. Executive director Eastern Arizona Counties Organization, since 2006.

Visiting lecturer department geography Arizona State University, 1978, adjunct associate professor, since 1979. Visiting associate professor department geography, area development and urban planning University Arizona, 1978. Faculty University Phoenix, since 1979.

Adjunct professor Golden Gate University, since 1981, College St. Francis, since 1982. Partner Urban Research Associates, Phoenix, since 1981. Faculty Troy State University, since 1990.


Active. Hawaii Island Health Planning Council, 1974-1978, Glendale Community Colleges President's Council, 1986-1992. With United States Army, 1966-1968. Member American Institute Certified Planners, Am Planning Association, Association American Geographers, Arizona Planning Association (president since 1987), Southwest Professional Geography Association, Lambda Alpha, Gila County Community College District (Arizona) (member governing board since 2004).


Married Margery Alsever, August 15, 1992 (deceased September 2006). Children: Matthew Alan, Leah Anela.

Norman Eugene Stephenson

Virginia Dare (Frost) Stephenson

Margery Alsever

Matthew Alan Stephenson

Leah Anela Stephenson