Commissioner Estep resides in District 3. For the defined district boundaries, please click here. Commissioner Estep is a Certified County Commissioner and has completed the Advanced County Commissioner I program. He has worked in public service most of his life before continuing to serve the people as a Commissioner in District 3 for Sumter County. He has served in the military, worked in law enforcement, as an EMT, as a volunteer fire fighter, in emergency management, as an EMS helicopter pilot, and most recently as a Community Development District 1 Supervisor. Having worked in multiple disciplines and jurisdictions allows Commissioner Estep the opportunity to draw upon his background and experience in dealing with the issues.
“People are our greatest asset in the community. The diversity and strength woven into the fabric of the people of Sumter County is evident not only during emergencies, but also in the everyday operational tempo of how our lives are lived. From agriculture, to manufacturing, to the outstanding world-class development of The Villages, the tenacity of our hard working people is evident in all that they do and accomplish. It is a privilege to be their public servant representing District 3.” - Commissioner Craig Estep