Steve is in his first term as an at-large council member. Steve serves on the following committees of council: Budget, Planning and Zoning, General Government, and Social Services.
In addition to serving on council, Steve continues his work as a partner of Roberts & Kay, Inc. (RKI), a research and organization development firm Steve co-founded in 1983.
Steve’s opportunities to contribute to civic life in Lexington have included service on the boards of the Lexington Transit Authority (LexTran) and the Martin Luther King Neighborhood Association. He is a former Vice Chair of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Planning Commission, and a former president of the board of the Good Foods Co-op.
Steve earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College, an M.A. from Yale University, and an Ed.D. from the University of Kentucky. He is married to Rona Roberts and has three grown sons.