Roger Stephenson, Principal and Senior Counsel
He is an Accredited member (APR) of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and signatory to the PRSA codes of ethical practice.
Prior to beginning his public relations career with Patrick Jackson and Jackson Jackson and Wagner, Roger held a senior level position in the Office of the Secretary, US Department of the Interior in Washington, DC where he managed a wide variety of highly sensitive program and policy issues and met objectives through legislative and stakeholder relations. He later served in the Council on Environmental Quality, helping to manage overall program and policy development for the President’s American Heritage Rivers Initiative.
For 25 years Roger has contributed coalition building skills and public relations counsel to interest groups and policy makers at the local, congressional and statewide levels. He has been engaged in each New Hampshire Presidential Primary since 1988.
He is an enthusiastic birder, a frequent paddler, and emerging gardener. His primary volunteer responsibilities include the Southeast Land Trust of NH and the Stratham Community Church. Other affiliations include
- Policy Advisory Committee, NH Sea Grant
- Advisory Committee, Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership