Reach Councilmember Higgins
Kent City Council
220 Fourth Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032
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Term Began: January 2010
Term Expires: November 2019
Chair: Public Works Committee
Member: Operations Committee; Human Services Commission
Calling Kent their home, Dennis, his wife Karyn, and three daughters have lived near East Hill’s Clark Lake since 1995. He is a two-time Golden Acorn Award winner and Outstanding Advocate Award winner from the Kent Area PTA Council and has held PTA leadership positions at the Kent School District.
As a strong advocate for Kent, Dennis has served on various committees, they are:
- King County Regional Transit Committee through the Sound Cities Association: former member
- Kent Lodging Tax Advisory Committee: former member
- Kent School District Citizens’ Facilities Planning Committee: member
- Citizens’ Boundary Review Committee: member
- Citizens for Kent Schools: former Chair and is still active in the community organization that supports Kent School District levy/bond election campaigns
Dennis works in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - computer mapping and analysis, database creation and maintenance for King County. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, and is a certified GIS Professional (GISP).