Sam Chapman is the State and Community Relations Manager for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Sam is responsible for developing strategic plans, building relationships and leading actions that strengthen the Lab's ties with state officials and the local and regional community. Prior to coming to the Lab, Sam was Publisher of the Pacific Sun newspaper and website in Marin County and a part of the management team for Embarcadero Media. Previously, he was Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer for many years. Prior to joining Senator Boxer he was an elected County Supervisor and practiced law in Napa County. Sam has also held various regional and state government positions, including serving as a member of the California Air Resources Board, chairing a Governor’s commission on renewable energy, chairing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District board and serving on the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. He’s a graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law.
Please listen to his presentation at the BCLI Issues and Advocates Speakers Series, Fresh Thinking about Community and Anchor Partnerships: Creating Shared Value for More Equitable Communities