Steve Buff is a peace activist and a coordinator of Howard County Peace Action. He was a science teacher in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, 1964-66, where he met his wife, Evelyn.  He taught sociology at Amherst College, Ramapo College of New Jersey and Goucher College and was an assistant executive officer at the American Sociological Association. Steve was a program evaluator for both the Peace Corps and the Department of Commerce and served as an Assistant Inspector General for Evaluations in the Peace Corps.

In 1968, Steve volunteered as a marshal for the week of protests against the Vietnam War at the Democratic National Convention. He served as a witness for the defense in the highly publicized “Conspiracy Trial” of the “Chicago Seven,” — anti-war leaders who faced federal charges stemming from the protests. http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/page/tu_chicago7_narrative.html

Steve and Evelyn, a health activist, live in Columbia, Maryland. They have two children.

Email: evandstevebuff@verizon.net