David Blewett was elected to the Dallas City Council in June of 2019 to represent District 14. He is dedicated to improving the lives of all Dallas residents by focusing on mobility, economic and neighborhood vitality, and public safety.
Currently, Councilman Blewett serves on five City Council Committees:
- Vice-Chairman of Economic Development,
- Environment and Sustainability,
- Public Safety,
- Transportation and Infrastructure, and
- Ad Hoc Judicial Nomination.
He is a 35-year resident of the District, and has lived in a variety of our neighborhoods.
From The Village Apartments and the Knox-Henderson area in the 1990's, to Greenland Hills (the M-Streets) and then to Lakewood Heights in East Dallas today…he has lived through the remarkable changes that have occurred in Dallas and understands our history as we carefully plan our future.
David attended Southern Methodist University on a Football scholarship graduating with Business and Philosophy degrees in 1989. He was transferred to Detroit, Michigan to work for Tenneco, and while there pursued an MBA in Finance at Wayne State University in 1993.
In 1994, he returned to Dallas to work for a National Mortgage Bank where he trained real estate professionals on the Community Reinvestment Act and various other government programs. In 1998, he left to start his own Real Estate finance company.
He and his wife, Kristin Blewett, have seven children who have all attended Dallas ISD schools. And they have been active volunteers in their neighborhood associations as well as various groups dedicated to improving public schools.
- Former Crime Watch Chair for Lakewood Heights
- Former Crime Watch Board Member for Greenland Hills
- Appointed by Dallas City Council to represent the M-Streets during the development and management of the permitting process for the St. Patrick's Day events on Greenville Avenue
- Helped enact the Conservation District for the M-Streets to better preserve our historic homes
- SBDM Committee Member for Stonewall Jackson Elementary
- Named to the mandated Renaming Committee to retitle Stonewall Jackson Elementary, now known as Mockingbird Elementary School
Councilman Blewett is honored to represent District 14, the community that he, Kristin, and their children call home.