(970) 498-7002

PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522

Larimer County Commissioner - District 2

Steve was elected in 2008 as Larimer County Commissioner representing District 2, which is the middle third of the county. He took office January 13, 2009 and was reelected in 2012 and 2016. 


  • Veterinarian, practiced veterinary medicine in Loveland for 16 years, owned Allard Animal Hospital in Loveland
  • Taught Organic Chemistry at CSU


  • Elected to Colorado Senate for District 15 in 2002 and 2006
  • Served as Assistant Minority Leader 2005-2006
  • Served on Joint Budget Committee for the 2007 and 2008 session
  • Served on Senate Appropriations Committee for 2007 and 2008 session
  • Elected to Colorado House in 1996, 1998 and 2000
  • Served as Majority Caucus Chairman in the House
  • Past Chairman, Fort Collins Urban Growth Area Review Board
  • Past chairman, Larimer County Planning Commission
  • Past Chairman, Larimer County Republican Party, 1991-92

Legislative Accomplishments

  • Senate sponsor of Referendum C
  • Original sponsor of the No Sales Call List in Colorado
  • Secured funding to reopen the Loveland Driver's License Office which was closed during the budget cuts of the 2001 recession
  • Secured additional funding for the CSU Veterinary Hospital
  • Updated Colorado's mining law to protect groundwater from in-situ Uranium mining operations


  • Past Member of Loveland Rotary Club
  • Past president of United Way of Loveland, Berthoud, Estes Park
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce


  • Married to Lynette
  • Graduated from Arapahoe High School in Littleton
  • B.S. in chemistry from Colorado State University; minor in Political Science
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University
  • ASCSU Student Senate
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Philately
  • Gardening
  • Travel
  • Reading American history and political science
  • Favorite sport is hockey

Board of County Commissioners

200 West Oak, Suite 2200, Fort Collins, CO 80521
HOURS:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
PHONE:  (970) 498-7010  |  FAX:  (970) 498-7006