Stephen Shoffner was elected to his first term on the commission in November of 2018. He began his term on January 1, 2019.
very passionate about having open, free and frequent conversations with
residents, business leaders and local government leaders. He wants to make sure the concerns of the
entire county are being considered by the county commission. His overriding goal is to help Erie County
become the premiere place to live, work and play in Ohio.
contact Steve anytime by phone: 419-627-7753 or via e-mail at Shoffner@eriecounty.oh.gov.
Steve has been the Director of News Operations at a cluster of northern Ohio radio stations for the past 25 years – including WLEC 1450 AM and WCPZ Mix 102.7 FM.
He has been the radio host for the annual Easter Seals auction for the past 25 years, helping further the programs and services provided by the agency, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019.Steve is
also a US Coast Guard licensed boat captain and for the past 9 years he has
operated a towboat for the Sandusky based Towboat US franchise. He is also a past member of the US Coast
Guard Auxiliary and is currently enrolled in a random drug testing program.He is a current member of the Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) of Erie County and is also a member of the 2019 Erie County Board of Revision.Steve and his wife Kay reside in Perkins Township, but his family has been in the Sandusky area since the 1950’s. He graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in communications after being born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio.