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Council Member Keith Blackburn

City Council Member, 2008 | 2012 | 2016 - present
Mayor Pro Tem, 2015 | 2017 | 2018

760-420-0279 (mobile)



Regional government

  • Buena Vista Lagoon Joint Powers Committee Member 
  • Chamber of Commerce Liaison (alternate)
  • Encina Wastewater Authority Board of Directors Past Chair and Current Member
  • North County Dispatch Joint Powers Authority Member 
  • SANDAG Board of Directors Past Member
  • NCTD Board of Directors Past Member  
  • 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 2008-2014 
  • 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

Achievements and awards

  • 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

Personal information

  • Daughter, Kristin, 2007 graduate of Carlsbad High School 
  • Grandson, Billy
  • 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

Contact Information

Council Member Keith Blackburn
City of Carlsbad
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

760-420-0279 (mobile)