David Blewett was elected to the Dallas City Council in June of 2019 to represent District 14.
Councilman Blewett, a 25-year resident of District 14, is dedicated to improving the lives of all Dallas residents by focusing on public schools, neighborhood vitality, and public safety.
Councilman Blewett was born in California, moved to Arizona, and lived briefly in Colorado before moving to Dallas to attend Southern Methodist University on a football scholarship. After graduating, David moved to Detroit, Michigan where he earned an MBA in Finance from Wayne State University. In 1994, he found his way back to Dallas and worked for 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 mortgage company.
Councilman Blewett has built a great life in East Dallas and is a committed community advocate. As such, he has consistently been involved in organizations, projects, and events that directly benefit his community. Today, he and his wife Kristen have seven kids, all enrolled in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), where they are active volunteers in the neighborhood association as well as various groups dedicated to improving public schools.
Councilman Blewett has been involved in numerous civic and community activities including:
- Crime Watch Chair for Lakewood Heights
- Served as a volunteer in numerous neighborhood public school organizations and events
- Appointed by City Council to represent the M-Streets as during the development and management of the permitting process for the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Greenville Avenue
- Helped enact the Conservation District for the M-Streets to better preserve historic homes
- Participated as a member of the mandated Renaming Committee to retitle Stonewall Jackson Elementary, now known as Mockingbird Elementary School
Councilman Blewett is honored to represent the community that he, his wife Kristen and their children call home.