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Steve Stamson  
Shelby County Election Commissioners
Title: Commissioner
Phone: (901) 222-1200

Steve StamsonMr. Stamson is a life long resident of Shelby County and is the former Juvenile Court Clerk. He began his tenure with Shelby County Government in 1983 as a Business Tax Collector in the Shelby County Clerk’s Office. He was promoted to the position of Manager of the Business Tax Division in 1986. He was appointed to the position of Chief Deputy of the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office by former Clerk C. R. “Bob” Martin in 1993. He was appointed to the position of Administrator of the Civil Division in the General Sessions Clerk’s Office by former Clerk Chris Turner in 2000. He was elected as Juvenile Court Clerk in 2002 and retired in 2010.

Mr. Stamson finished high school in 1969. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in combat in Vietnam as a rifleman and received and Honorable discharge in 1971. He was employed with the International Harvester Company until 1983 when began working for Shelby County Government.

Mr. Stamson has served in various positions in numerous political and civic organizations as follows;

Presently Shelby County Government Unified Personnel Policy Committee – Retiree Representative

2003 - Present Countrywood Neighborhood Association, Board Member

2002 - 2010 County Officials Association of Tennessee, COAT – Member

2002 - 2010 State of Tennessee Clerk’s of Court Association, Member

1998 - 2002 Shelby County Republican Party, 2nd Vice Chairman

1994 – 1998 Shelby County Republican Party, Steering Committee Member, District 95

East Shelby Republican Club – Past President

Shelby County Republican Women – Associate Member

Shelby County Republican Career Women – Associate Member

Shelby County Republican Women of Purpose – Associate Member

North East Shelby Republican Club – Member

Boy Scouts of America – Scout Leader

Scottish Rite of Freemasonry – 32nd Degree Member

Al Chymia Shrine Temple – Noble Variety International – Board Member

Memphis Blues Society

Mr. Stamson has been happily married to Debbie Stamson the former County Clerk for 30 years and has two sons and two grandchildren. He is enjoying his retirement with family, travel and serving on the Election Commission.


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