Navista The Public Affairs Group, Inc. is a Washington, DC-based public affairs firm specializing in creating and supporting collaborations, coalition and organizational management, and strategic counseling.
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Steve Hellem has provided strategic counsel to associations and coalitions on a variety of environment, energy and technology business issues. He has helped organize, support and direct the day-to-day management of coalitions and organizations, provided legislative and regulatory counsel and advocacy, and provided communications and public relations support to a wide range of Fortune 500 companies that have been participants in organizations that he has managed or supported
During the past 25 years he has served as: Associate Director of Energy, United States Chamber of Commerce; Executive Vice President of the National Environmental Development Association and four of its advocacy projects on Clean Air, Clean Water, RCRA and Groundwater; Executive Director, Sorptive Minerals Institute; Executive Director Corporate Environmental Enforcement Council; Executive Director Industry Cooperative for Ozone Layer Protection; Senior Counselor, The Global Sullivan Principles; Executive Director Suppliers Partnership for the Environment; and Executive Director of the Global Environmental Management Initiative.
In addition, he has often been a spokesperson for the organizations he has represented with governmental organizations, the media and international audiences. He has written and edited extensively including newsletters, brochures and pocket cards, and has developed a wide range of press releases for his clients.
Steve has an A.B. in Political Science from the University of Missouri and has a J.D. from the International School of Law that is today the George Mason University School of Law.