About Steve

Mayor Steve Martin

Mayor Steve Martin


  • Paso Robles Mayor, 2014 – Present
  • Paso Robles City Council, 2012 – Present
  • Chairman, Housing Constraints & Opportunities Committee
  • Liaison, San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services Oversight Committee
  • Liaison, CAPSLO
  • Liaison, Paso Robles Housing Authority
  • Liaison, Paso Robles Airport Commission
  • Liaison, Paso Robles Youth Council
  • Liaison, Travel Paso Robles Association
  • Liaison, SLO-Cal County Tourism Committee
  • Alternate Liaison, San Luis Obispo County Council of Governments/Regional Transportation Authority
  • Paso Robles City Council, 1987 – 1996
  • Paso Robles Mayor, 1988 – 1990


  • Former Board member, CommunityLink – Non-Profit organization offering Homeless Services, 0-5 Health Navigator, Family Advocacy, Parenting Classes, Youth Programs and Resource Centers.
  • Former board member, El Camino Homeless Organization
    Atascadero Chamber Community Volunteer of the Year 2007
  • Past-Chairman, Atascadero Colony Days
  • Founding chairman, Mission Oaks Unit, American Cancer Society
  • Former board member, San Luis Obispo County Hospice
  • Past-president, Paso Robles Kiwanis
  • Past-president, Paso Robles Optimist Club


Owner, S.W. Martin & Associates – Communication/Marketing/Advertising

Previous Experience:

  • Director of  Tourism/Public Information Representative, City of Atascadero
  • Executive Director/Main Street Association, City of Atascadero
  • Managing Member, The Tourist LLC (travel publications)
  • Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Twin Cities Community Hospital
  • Editor, Paso Robles Country News
  • Director of News & Operations, KPRL-AM/KDDB-FM
  • Founder, PRPR, (Paso Robles Public Relations), full service advertising agency


  • California State University Fresno, CA – Journalism – Bachelor of Arts, Journalism – Magna Cum Laud. Member, Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society.
  • California Polytechnic State University- San Luis Obispo, CA – Undergraduate studies in Physics, Organic and inorganic chemistry, analytic geometry, Calculus


  • Database Programming – Developed commercially marketed office management software for veterinary practices.
  • The Arts – Play numerous musical instruments. Author of eight stageplays and the Images of America book  Atascadero and the speculative fiction novel 39: 100111. (Both available at Amazon books.)

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