Occupational Background: Business partner in Stewart and Sons LLC., Faye and Lucille Stewart Foundation (Director), and Bohemia Foundation Inc.(President), Three Rivers Foundation (Director).
Education: Cottage Grove High School, Lane Community College and Oregon State University.
Prior and Current Public Service: Lane County Board of Commissioners Chair 2007, 2008, 2011; Cottage Grove Planning Commission, South Lane School District Budget Committee, Schools of the Future Committee in South Lane School District, and Lane County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue.
Community Service: United Way Board member, Oregon Trail Council Board member, Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life, 4-H, Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce, Booster Club, Cottage Grove's wrestling team, Western Oregon Exposition Fair, Bohemia Mining Days, Eugene Mission, Cottage Grove BMX track, Cub Scouts, Senior Wheels, Community Sharing, Cottage Grove Masonic Lodge Advised Endowment Fund for Cottage Grove Relief Nursery (committee chairman), Bohemia Gold Mining Museum Board member, Bohemia Mine Owners Association (board member and Liaison Committee chairman), and Dorena Parent Club, South Lane Community Broadcasting Board member, South Valley Rotary of Cottage Grove Charter member, Ford Family Foundation's Building Community Leaders Program graduate, Pacific Program graduate, American Leadership Forum senior fellow.
Committees: National Association of Counties (NACo) Public Lands Steering Committee, Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) Public Lands and Natural Resouces Steering Committee co-chair, AOC Board member, AOC Transportation Committee, Local Official Advisory Committee to ODOT (LOAC), Oregon & California Association of Counties, O&C Board of Directors, Springfield Economic Development Agency, L-COG Loan Advisory Committee, Fiber South Consortium, Regional Fiber Consortium, Regional Housing Rehabilitation Program, O&C Voting Delegate, Regional Investment Board, Council on Forest Trust Land Association, Human Services Commission, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency, L-COG Board of Directors, co-chair of Southern Oregon Clean Energy Alliance, Public Safety Coordinating Council, Economic Development Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, SAVE Committee, Lane Metro Partnership Board of Directors, Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission, Coast Fork Watershed Council, East Willamette Resource Conservation District, McKenzie Watershed Council, Middle Fork Watershed Council, Parks Advisory Committee.
Interests and Hobbies: Spending time with family and helping others, gold mining, saw milling, auto racing, gardening and construction projects. Active in the community, Stewart has helped set up endowment funds for local non-profits and administered grant funds.
Family: Faye and his wife, Tami, have four children - Gracie, Fayth, Joshua and Hope. Faye is a sixth generation resident of Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Cities/Communities Served: Belknap Springs, Blue River, Coburg, Cottage Grove, Creswell, Crow, Culp Creek, Dexter, Disston, Dorena, Fall Creek, Finn Rock, Gillespie Corners, Goshen, Jasper, Leaburg, London Springs, Lorane, Lowell, Mabel, Marcola, McCredie Springs, McKenzie Bridge, Mohawk, Nimrod, Oakridge, Pleasant Hill, Rainbow, Saginaw, Vida, Walterville, Walden, Walker, Wendling, Westfir, Westlake, Wolf Creek