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Councilmember Greg Baruso


City and Regional Representation

  • Chair, Land Use & Transportation Committee (LUTC)

  • Member – Parks, Recreation, Human Services & Public Safety Committee

Community and Regional Service (Current and Past)

  • Citizens Committee on Pipeline Safety (Governor Appointed)

  • King County Officer Development Academy - Chair

  • Citizens Committee for Federal Way Schools – President

  • Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

  • International Fire Service Training Association National Rewrite Committee

  • City of Federal Way Diversity Commission – Chair

  • King County Fire Training Officers Association

  • Federal Way Public Schools Planning Committee

  • ARFF Working Group Washington State Section 6 - Director

  • Port of Seattle Firefighters’ Salmon Derby and Fun Run – Director


  • Port of Seattle Fire Department 1986-Present

  • Emerson GM Diesel 1976-1986


  • National Incident Management System (NIMS)

  • NFA Certified Incident Safety Officer

  • Washington State Firefighter I & II, Haz-Mat Technician

  • Rope / High Angle Rescue I & II

  • Washington State Emergency Medical Technician

  • King County Emergency Medical Services CBT Instructor

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress:

  • Test Control Officer, Senior Evaluator, Evaluator

  • Fire Instructor I

  • Fire Officer I & II

  • Airport Firefighter

Awards and Achievements

  • Northwest Burn Foundation Volunteer of the Year – 2002

  • Port of Seattle Firefighter of the Year – 1999


  • Seattle Community College, Associates of Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts

  • Bellevue College, Associates of Arts (AA) Fire Officer

  • King County Officer Development Academy


Greg and his wife Shawn moved to Federal Way from Seattle in 2000 and have been and continue to be involved volunteering for various Federal Way committees and events and continue to enjoy all that our great city offers. Greg’s son and daughter both attend the University of Washington (Seattle). He is excited, honored and determined to continually work for the betterment of our citizens that call Federal Way home.




Council Office Ph: 253.835.2401
Council Fax: 253.835.2409
Terms in Office 
March 2020: Appointed to Council