Mayor Pro Tem Steve Tye
Steve Tye was first elected to the Diamond Bar City Council in November 2005 and re-elected in 2009, 2013 and 2018. He has served as mayor in 2007, 2011 and 2015.
Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Tye was appointed to the Planning Commission four times, serving from 1997-2005, including two terms as chairman.
He served on the Parks & Recreation Commission from 1994-1997, including once as chairman. He also served on the Library Task Force and the Sports Complex Task Force in 2004 and was a member of the Diamond Bar General Plan Advisory Committee.
Mr. Tye currently serves as the City Council’s delegate to the California Contract Cities Association and Tres Hermanos Conservation Authority, as trustee for Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, as well as alternate delegate to the Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Los Angeles County Sanitation District No. 21, Los Angeles County City Selection Committee and League of California Cities - L.A. County Division.
Additionally, Mr. Tye is a delegate to the Council’s standing committees on the City’s Audit, the City Council Goals/City Manager Evaluation, Industry East Development, Public Safety, Special Events, and Sphere of Influence and Annexation. He also serves as the Council liaison to the Diamond Bar Community Foundation and alternate delegate to the Walnut Valley Unified School District.
Born in Whittier, Mr. Tye graduated from California High School. Mr. Tye earned his Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, graduating cum laude from California State University Dominguez Hills.
He and his high school sweetheart, Patricia, moved to Diamond Bar in 1982 and raised their three children – Kelly, Matthew and Jeffrey – here. They have been blessed with two grandchildren. Mr. Tye was actively involved with his children in AYSO Soccer and the Diamond Bar Little League. He is a lifetime member of the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library and a member in good standing with the Walnut Valley Rotary Club.