Leadership Seminar Chair
Steven is a 1997 North Florida HOBY and HOBY World Leadership Conference alumnus from Malone, Florida. He has volunteered in many capacities with HOBY at the North Florida Leadership Seminar and World Leadership Conference over the past 16 years. Steven was honored by the National HOBY organization as 2010 National HOBY Volunteer of the Year. This is his 10th year as Leadership Seminar Chair for North Florida HOBY. Steven is also a member of the HOBY International Board of Trustees and served as the HOBY International Training Institute Chair in 2013.
Steven grew up on his family’s farm outside of Malone. He attended Chipola Junior College and the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Food and Resource Economics in 2003. Steven continued his education at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, receiving a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management and a Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law in 2006. In his professional career, Steven is a Senior Attorney for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.