"I Love Being
ENGAGED IN THE COMMUNITY
First elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2016, Steve Christy is a lifelong Tucsonan who attended local schools and is a 1976 graduate of American University in Washington DC with a degree in Political Science.
He started working in the family business, Galloway Motors, in 1973 as a service lot-boy and worked his way up through all dealership departments before becoming president and general manager in 1985.
In 1997, he bought total ownership of the dealership and in 2001 relocated and renamed it Steve Christy Chrysler-Jeep. He sold the dealership in 2007.
Christy served twice as president of the Tucson New Car Dealers Association, president of the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association, chairman of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Tucson Airport Authority, the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, the Rotary Club of Tucson, a life member of Tucson Conquistadors and a member of The Breakfast Club of Tucson.
His civic accomplishments include board member and Chairman of the Arizona State Transportation Board (ADOT), member and Chairman of the Pima Association of Government’s Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), board member of Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO), and he is an active member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church.
Steve has been married to Susie Christy for 38 years and they have three daughters and two grandchildren. The Father’s Day Council named him their “Father of the Year” in 1997.