About Steve

Steven Welzer has been a Green movement activist for over twenty years. Prior to this campaign for Governor he ran for State Assembly and US House of Representatives.

Steve was a founding member of the Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) in 1997 and, prior to that, was editor of the Jersey Greens Journal. He currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Green Party of the United States.

Steve is a  co-editor of Green Horizon Magazine (www.Green-Horizon.org) and he has written extensively about the Green politics movement for such diverse publications as Green Pages, Z Magazine, GroundWork, CrossRoads, Independent Politics News, and GPNJ’s bulletin, the GreenGram. He wrote the Introduction to David Watson’s Beyond Bookchin, Preface for a Future Social Ecology (1996); and he was a contributor to the volume Independent Politics: The Green Party Strategy Debate (2006).

Steve lives in East Windsor (Mercer County). In addition to his political work, he is currently pursuing a project to establish an ecovillage in Warren County (see: www.MountEdenEcovillage.org). He is supported by his two daughters, Nicole and Brielle; his three grandchildren, Sarina, Laura, and Baby Davey; and his wife of 35 years, Laura Houck.

2 Responses to About Steve

  1. Richard Fuller says:

    I’ll be sending a contribution for your campaign in a day or so.
    You represent all that is good about the Green Party and my contribution will help you purchase some things that otherwise would be unavailable.
    Good luck!

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