1996 – present
What are your hobbies?
Comic book collecting, playing tournament Scrabble, baseball card collecting, weightlifting, and vegetable gardening.
What is your favorite book?
The Gold Bug Variations by Richard Powers
What is your favorite color?
Green. No, Blue. auuuuuuuugh
What makes you weird?
I am neither left-handed or right-handed, but I am not ambidextrous. It’s more of a mixed-handedness, cross-dominance sort of thing depending on the activity.
Steven oversees the production process for all new codes and code updates, organizing and assigning projects, working with editorial staff and providing quality control while also actively editing and updating codes. He has two decades of experience in all aspects of codification. He is your main point of contact for all things related to your code and ordinances, and your resource for codification advice and procedures.
He was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, and stayed in Texas through his college years (he has a B.A. in English and Medieval Studies from Rice University), and moved to Seattle in 1995. He tries to stay in shape by playing basketball regularly with the other dads from his children’s school, and enjoys playing softball during Seattle’s non-rainy season. He enjoys baseball, puzzles, and spending time with his family (wife, two children, and two cats: Jo Jo, the cat that pretends to be a dog; and Vader, the nicest evil black cat you have ever met).
Other interesting tidbits: He has played tournament Scrabble at the national level. Also, he is a National Merit Scholar and an Eagle Scout.