Shawn Steel’s Republican activism dates back to his teenage days. He served as High School State Chairman for Ronald Reagan when he first ran for Governor. Thereafter, he was elected as Chairman of California Young Americans for Freedom [YAF].
Since then, Shawn Steel has served in countless positions within the Republican Party- from grassroots volunteer to California Republican Party Treasurer to Secretary of the LA Lincoln Clubs to CRP Chairman. Currently, he serves as the Republican National Committeeman for California.
Born and raised in California, Shawn Steel attended Los Angeles-area public schools and earned his BA at CSU-N and a Masters in History from the University of Southern California. Shawn also later earned his Juris Doctorate.
Shawn’s wife, Michelle Park Steel, was elected in 2006 as a Member of the Board of Equalization, presently she serves as Orange County’s Supervisor for District 2. Both of their girls are healthy and live in Washington DC. Cheyenne is the Communication Director for Senator Vitter and Siobhan works at Edelman and will attend Georgetown University for a Masters in National Security.