Stephen Klein, of Montpelier, has served as the Chief Fiscal Officer for the Vermont State Legislature for the past nineteen years. In this capacity, he directs the budget and tax staff for the House and Senate and is charged with producing fiscal policy studies requested by the legislature. He also serves as Treasurer of the Hunger Mountain Food Cooperative Council in Montpelier. Stephen has been a member of GMC for a number of years and is currently 120 miles into a Long Trail traverse going south to north.
Prior to moving to Vermont, Stephen worked in government relations and as Director of the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Committee staff in the Massachusetts State Legislature.
Mr. Klein is an attorney, licensed to practice in Vermont and Massachusetts. He attended the University of California, Berkeley; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Northeastern University School of Law . He served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic and Honduras in the early 1970s.
Mr. Klein was born in Boston, Massachusetts, is married to Priscilla B. Fox and has one daughter and one son.