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also known as Steve Owens

Federal agency administrator , Lawyer

Stephen Alan Owens, federal agency administrator, lawyer.


Owens, Stephen Alan was born in 1955.


AB with honors, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1978. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1981.


Counsel to subcommittee on investigations and oversight United States House Science & Technology Committee, 1982—1984. Chief counsel to state director to Senator Al Gore United States Senate, 1985—1988. Private practice attorney Phoenix.

Director Arizona Department Environmental Quality, 2003—2009. Assistant administrator for prevention, pesticides, & toxic substances Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, since 2009. Member Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission.

Member Clean & Diversified Energy Advisory Committee Western Governors Association. Member Joint Public Advisory Committee North American Commission Environmental Cooperation, 1999—2002. President Environmental Council States, 2008—2009.


Married Karen Owens; children: John, Ben.

Karen Owens

John Owens

Ben Owens