Kenmore Mayor David Baker elected to 2013 Sound City Association Board of Directors

Kenmore Mayor David Baker serves on the King County Board of Health. - Reporter file photo
Kenmore Mayor David Baker serves on the King County Board of Health.
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Kenmore Mayor David Baker has been elected to the 2013 Board of Directors of the Sound City Association (SCA), which represents 35 cities in King County and provides a regional voice for nearly one million people.

“Mayor Baker’s understanding and perspective of regional, state, and international issues will be a tremendous  asset in serving the Sound Cities Association and its members,” said SCA President and Renton Mayor Denis Law.

“SCA gives the city of Kenmore and our other members cities a powerful regional voice, provides members an opportunity to connect and network, and offers tremendous tools to learn what other cities are doing,” Baker said.

Baker was elected in 2004 and reelected in 2008 and 2012. He was recently was reelected to the board of Directors of National League of Cities for a second term. He also serves as the King County Board of Health Vice Chair, and on the Sound Cities Public Issues Committee, King County Solid Waste Committee, North King County Economic Development Committee and Association of Washington Cities Committees.

SCA provides a voice for King County cities through leadership in areas such as economic and community development, transportation, land use, health, government operations, the environment, education, public safety, social welfare and other public policy issues. SCA, which was formerly known as the Suburban Cities Association, was established more than 40 years ago to help King County cities act locally and partner regionally to create vital and thriving communities through advocacy, education, leadership, mutual support and networking.

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