District 14


 Council Member David Blewett

City Council District 14

Biography



 

Councilman David Blewett 

Councilman David Blewett was elected to the District 14 position of the Dallas City Council in June of 2019. 

From The Village Apartments and the Knox-Henderson area in the 1990's, to Greenland Hills (the MStreets) 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. 

Councilman Blewett attended Southern Methodist University on a football scholarship, graduating with Business and Philosophy degrees in 1989. In 1994, he began work for a National Mortgage Bank where he trained real estate professionals on the Community Reinvestment Act and financed residential and commercial real estate. In 1998, he left to start his own Real Estate finance company. 

He is dedicated to improving the lives of all Dallas residents by focusing on mobility, economic and neighborhood vitality, and public safety. Councilman Blewett pursues those goals by his service on the following Committees:

- Economic Development (Vice Chair) 

- Public Safety 

- Quality of Life, Arts, and Culture 

- Ad Hoc Judicial Nomination 

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. 

Prior to being elected to City Council, Councilman Blewett had been involved in his community in the following capacities: 

- 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. 

Now, he is a 35-year resident of District 14 and honored to serve the community that he, Kristin, and their children call home.