Chief Deputy Stephanie A. Stone

Stephanie A. Stone, Chief Deputy

Military & Veterans Affairs
Los Angeles County

United States Navy (Ret)

Stephanie Stone is the Chief Deputy Director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

She is a Navy Veteran who has used her 20 years of exemplary service and over 14 years of nonprofit experience to support the Greater Los Angeles Veteran community since 1997.

Ms. Stone was the first woman to serve as the Chair to Los Angeles Mayor’s Military and Veteran Affairs Committee. She went on to serve as a commissioner on the Los Angeles County Veterans Advisory Commission, and was elected to be the first female to hold its chairmanship. While on the commission and as its sole female she focused on the needs of all veterans with a special attention on female veterans.  Ms. Stone currently serves as the Outgoing Chair of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Military Advisory Council.

Among her significant previous positions, Ms. Stone has worked for Coro Southern California, rising through the ranks to the post of Vice President of Programs and Outreach. She also worked with Goodwill Southern California in the Veteran Employment Program developing supportive services partnerships and linking them to the employment process for Veterans.

Stephanie Stone holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Southern Illinois, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from University of San Francisco, and was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs in Los Angeles. She is presently attending the University of Southern California Doctoral in Policy Planning and Development program.

Ms. Stone is a lifelong Angeleno. Her son, Sean, is a graduate of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy – University of Michigan, Masters in Public Policy, and her daughter, Katie, a recent graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, is working in the entertainment community.