Stephen Mason was elected to the Cedar Hill City Council, Place 5 in 2010 and has served as Mayor Pro Tem since 2016. Stephen was first encouraged to serve the city by his father, who was very active in the community and served on the Executive Board for the Chamber of Commerce. Volunteering alongside his dad, Stephen was inspired by the way the business community and residents worked together for a greater cause.
On city council, Stephen is focused on keeping Cedar Hill safe, clean, and green. He believes that the preservation of Cedar Hill’s green space and natural beauty improves quality of life and creates an environment where families and businesses choose to live, work, and play. Stephen is committed to comprehensive planning for the future of Cedar Hill’s development, infrastructure, and service delivery and is looking forward to completing the projects approved in the 2017 bond program that will provide enhanced amenities and quality of life for all Cedar Hill residents. Stephen chairs the city council’s audit committee, where he works with staff to oversee the city’s annual financial audit and review and improve financial operations and processes.
Prior to his election to the city council, Stephen chaired the Planning & Zoning Commission and served on the Cedar Hill Comprehensive Planning Committee, the Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, the Best Southwest Board of Directors, and the Lake Ridge Elementary Sitebase Committee. He served on the Texas Municipal League Board of Directors from 2013 to 2017 and is a graduate of Leadership North Texas.
Stephen holds a Master of Business Administration from the Neeley School of business at Texas Christian University. He is President of Mas-Tek Engineering, which provides geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services.