Steve was re-elected to the City Council
in May 2017, and has served on the Council since 2005. He served as mayor during the 2007-09 term. Prior to his service on
the City Council, Steve served on the City Plan Commission for four years, and, prior to that, on the Sign Control Board for
10 years, serving as chairman during his last year on the board.
He is the Richardson
representative on the Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, serving as the organization’s co-chair, and is the City of
Richardson and the Town of Addison representative on the Regional Transportation Council. Steve is a former Governor Perry-appointee
to the University of North Texas System Board of Regents, and to the Commission on State Emergency Communications. He is also
a former Dallas County Commissioner Court appointee to the Keep Dallas County Beautiful Committee. Steve, while mayor, was
an active member in the Metroplex Mayors Association.
Steve is a former member of Richardson Rotary Club, and has
served as Vocational Service Director, Camp RYLA chairman and RISD-Rotary D-FY-IT chairman. He is a graduate of Leadership
North Texas Class 6, InsideRISD, Leadership Richardson Class IX, Citizen Police Academy Class II, and Citizen Fire Academy
Class X. Steve has also served as vice president of the Greenwood Hills Neighborhood Association, and has been a member of
Richardson Heights Neighborhood Association, Heights Park Neighborhood Association, and Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Association.
Steve graduated from the University of North Texas with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in accounting with
an emphasis in tax. He works as a senior tax project manager for a multinational mass media and information company.
His wife, Karen, is a nurse at a major medical center in Dallas. They are the proud parents of two boys and three girls.