Stephen Box is the Director of Outreach and Communication for EmpowerLA, the nation’s largest and most innovative initiative in civic engagement and citizen-based government. Stephen is responsible for supporting 1800 elected boardmembers representing 96 Neighborhood Councils and connecting them with the City of LA and the 40 departments that deliver city services to almost 4 million people. He also serves as the department’s Chief Sustainability Officer, the Citywide Election Administrator, and head of the Technology and User Experience (TUX) Team. Most importantly, he is proud to be the husband of Enci and the father of two young boys, Sydney and London.