David Baker, Mayor


David Baker



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


Last updated: Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:11pm