Stephanie Budde is the meetings administrator for the Public Policy Institute of California. She oversees the operation of the Bechtel Conference Center, including usage by other nonprofits. She also collaborates to set and maintain the institute’s culture. Before joining PPIC, she worked with engineering students through the Career Center at the University of California, Berkeley, and handled event planning and project management for business consultancy and high-tech clients. She studied speech communications at California State University, Northridge.