Bill Stetson

Bill Stetson, Director of External Affairs at the Environmental Film Festival, is a film producer, as well as an environmental and political adviser. He has produced several documentaries, including the PBS AIDS feature, “A Closer Walk” (2006), and, most recently, the award-winning “Wisconsin Rising” (2014).

In 1996, he established the Vermont Film Commission and served as its president for a decade. Bill currently advises Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin on issues of energy and environment.

In April 2011, he was appointed by the White House as a member of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts (PACA).

Bill has served on several media, foundation, and environmental boards, including the founding board of the Harvard University Center for the Environment, where he received a bachelor’s degree and subsequently studied at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (energy economics and policy).