steve lamotte

executive officer


Steven LaMotte serves as the Chapter Executive Officer for the Building Industry Association of Southern California – Orange County Chapter (BIA/OC).  He recently served as Director of Government Affairs.  In his role, he works closely with local electeds and government staff to further the BIA/OC’s mission to champion housing as the foundation of vibrant and sustainable communities.

Mr. LaMotte has over 10 years of experience in political and government affairs within Orange County, having worked for several local Assembly members and political campaigns.

Prior to joining the BIA/OC, Steven spent over 5 years working for the 73rd Assembly District as senior staff for Assemblywoman Diane Harkey and as District Director for Assemblyman Bill Brough.   In his role with the 73rd District, Steven represented both Assemblymembers at the local level, enhancing their visibility and advocating on their behalf for important policies affecting Southern Orange County. 

A long-time resident of Orange County, Steven is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, and holds a master’s Degree in International Studies and Political Economy from Chapman University. 

Steven is married with one son and one daughter.