Stuart Levenbach is a policy analyst in the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, where he works with Administration officials and senior agency staff in the review and approval of environmental regulations. He relocated to Washington, D.C. from Santa Barbara over seven years ago to apply the experience gained while earning a Ph.D. in marine ecology towards Federal environmental policy. Previously Stuart worked in Office of Management and Budget as a program examiner with responsibility for providing budget, management, and policy recommendations on issues involving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He has also worked as a Sea Grant Fellow with the staff of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard. Stuart managed a local reforestation program as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana. In his free time he enjoys introducing his five year old son to the planet’s wonders, large and small.