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Baker, David

  • Departments:City Council
  • Divisions:Council Members
  • Title:Mayor
  • Phone:(425) 398-8900
  • Email:

Mayor Baker currently holds Position No. 5 on the City Council.

  • Councilmember since 2003
  • Current Term January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023
  • Reappointed Mayor January 16, 2018. Reappointed on January 13, 2020

David is a husband and father of three. He and his wife Sheri live in Kenmore. David owns Vision Systems Engineering, Ltd. A machine vision, video inspection company as well as an Internet based cell phone service company that specializes in cell phone repairs and accessories.

David was raised in Los Angeles and educated in Los Angeles Public Schools. He moved to Nebraska in 1972 and received a Registered Nursing degree in 1974 from Iowa Western Community College. He attended the University of Nebraska and received a Bachelor of Science in 1978 and a Master of Science in 1979. David moved to Kenmore in 1995 after receiving a Ph.D. from Iowa State University.

Current Local and Regional Committees:

  • King County Regional Transportation Committee Caucus Chair
  • Seashore Transportation Forum
  • Sound Cities Board of Directors
  • Sound Cities Public Issues Committee
  • King County Board of Health
  • King County PSAP Committee
  • King County Local Hazardous Waste Committee
  • King County Solid Waste Committee
  • King County Joint Resolutions Committee Co Chair
  • North King County Economic Development Committee
  • King County Board of Health
  • Association of Washington Cities Committees:
    • Resolutions Committee
    • Federal Legislative Committee
    • Legislative Committee
    • Municipal Finance & Economic Development
    • Land Use & Planning
    • Nominations Committee
  • National League of Cities Board of Directors
  • National League of Cities Finance Committee
  • National League of Cities University Mentors Board Liaison
  • National League of Cities University Board of Directors
  • National League of Cities University Communities Council Steering Committee
  • Washington State E-911 Committee
  • Washington State Shoreline Hearings Board Member
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