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Council Member Keith Blackburn

Council Member Keith Blackburn 


City Council Member



Regional government

  • Buena Vista Lagoon Joint Powers Committee Member
  • City/School Coordinating Committee Member
  • Encina Joint Powers Member
  • Encina Wastewater Authority Board Member
  • Encina Wastewater Authority Capital Improvement Committee Member and Past Chair
  • North County Dispatch Joint Powers Authority Member (alternate)
  • San Diego County Water Authority Past Board Member 

Community involvement

  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Liaison 2008-2012
  • Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Clubs of Carlsbad 1999-2006
  • Volunteer at the Carlsbad Animal Shelter
  • Volunteer for Meals on Wheels
  • Charter member of Endow Carlsbad/Carlsbad Charitable Foundation
  • President of the Blackburn Foundation
  • National Service to Youth award recipient 2005
  • Champion of Children award recipient 2004 

Personal information

  • Married to Dawn, a Realtor in City of Carlsbad
  • Daughter, Kristin, 2007 graduate of Carlsbad High School
  • 29 year police officer, 21 years with City of Carlsbad Police Department
  • City of Carlsbad Reserve Police Officer
  • City of Carlsbad Instructor for Junior Achievement
  • Master’s Degree in Organizational Management
  • Graduate of the Michael Josephson Institute of Ethics
  • Managing Partner of a Real Estate Partnership 

Career accomplishments

  • Reserve Police Officer of the Year 2012, City of Carlsbad, Police Department
  • Supervisor of the Year 2006, City of Carlsbad, Police Department
  • Instructor, Critical Thinking and Managerial Ethics
  • American Legion Heroism Award

Contact Information

City Hall
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA  92008