Monterey County Farm Bureau

Candidate Endorsements

MCFB Endorses Steve McShane for Supervisor, District 4 in 2020

Monterey County Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors endorses Steve McShane for the Fourth District Monterey County Supervisorial position; the election will be in early 2020 when California holds its primary election.

Steve McShane is in his third term as a City Councilmember, representing District 3 serving the South Salinas area since 2010.  Steve has been active in many public forums, councils, commissions and boards over the past 20 years, and currently serves as the Chair of the Monterey Air Resources District and Vice-Chair of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments and Monterey Bay Community Power.

As a Salinas City Councilmember, Steve has been a strong advocate for public safety, city-centered housing, economic development, arts, and the agricultural sector.  He has played a key role in addressing the continuing housing and homelessness issues.  Steve worked hard to pass an adaptive re-use ordinance that focuses city-centered growth in the downtown area.  As a former member of the Salinas Planning Commission, Steve helped shape economic development and citywide improvements.

Steve is a graduate of CalPoly, San Luis Obispo and Santa Clara University and is an active Farm Bureau member.  Steve resides in the Los Olivos-Riker neighborhood of Salinas with his wife Danielle and their son Patrick.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Monterey County Farm Bureau, please consider supporting Steve McShane for election to the Monterey County Board of Supervisors in early 2020.