For 15 years Steve McShane was owner and general manager of McShanes Nursery & Landscape Supply. He has worked in farming, organic fertilizers & state government. Steve is a third-term Salinas City Councilman, with 20 years of public service experience. Steve is Chair of the Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD), Chair of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) & Chair of Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE). Steve also serves on the boards for the California State Van Pool Authority (CalVans), the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, and local Cal Poly Alumni Association. Steve is married to Danielle. They have one son, Patrick, and one daughter, Molly. When not working he enjoys hiking, gardening, and travel.