Steve was appointed to Council on October 2, 2017 after the passing of Councillor Tom Egan. The town held an open and competitive appointment process and Steve was chosen as the successful candidate.
Following Steve’s appointment, Shelburne Mayor Ken Bennington was quoted as saying:

“He just seemed to be the most prepared, the most confident. He had
some great ideas for inclusion in our new diverse community. He was just
a step above the rest."

Steve is also a practicing lawyer for over 13 years with the Toronto Transit
Commission where he has received a number of awards for his distinguished service. Steve has extensive community Board experience serving as the former Vice-President for the Ontario College of Kinesiology, Board Member with Prologue to the Performing Arts, Citizen Appointment for Community Care Access Centre and a Citizen Appointment for the City of Brampton Task Force.

Regarding personal accomplishments, Steve was very proud to be named by the Toronto Star as one of the Top 50 Jamaicans in the GTA in 2013 and equally proud of his acknowledgement by the House of Commons for his community service also in 2013.

Steve is a strong believer in family and is the proud father of 2 children.

On October 22, 2018, Steve was elected as Deputy Mayor for the town of Shelburne and sworn in on December 12, 2018. Steve was also sworn in as a Councillor on December 13, 2018 for the County of Dufferin.