Councilmember Greg Taylor
First Elected - 2008
Term Expires - December 2015
Chair: Community Services Committee
Vice-Chair: Transportation Committee
Member: Utilities Committee
Greg is known locally and regionally as a passionate and energetic civic leader, community enrichment strategist and social justice advocate. He has more than 15 years experience as a skilled servant leader with extensive experience in community outreach, organizing, facilitating, and successfully engaging ethnically diverse populations. Greg has researched and participated in numerous study circles and workshops that have assisted him in developing awareness, knowledge and skills in working effectively to address the issues related to equity and social justice from multicultural perspectives. Greg is founder and owner of Community Connection Consulting.
In 2007, Greg was elected to the Renton City Council to provide visionary and collaborative leadership in a community facing mounting challenges and opportunities. He was re-elected to a second term in 2011 to continue his efforts to work and collaborate with city officials, stakeholders, community leaders, residents, and regional partners to find solutions that will continue to transform the challenges Renton faces today, into outcomes that produce a vibrant community with equal access and opportunity for all residents.
Greg is Chairman for the Community Services Committee, Vice Chair for the Transportation/Aviation Committee, member of the Utilities Committee, and has served on the Public Safety, Planning and Development, Finance Committee and Vice Chair for the Law Enforcement Officers & Fire Fighters board (LEOFF1) as well. Regionally, Greg represents Renton as the Suburban Cities Association’s (SCA), Representative for The Committee to End Homelessness Governing Board (CEH) and Representative for The Emergency Management Advisory Committee (EMAC)/Region 6 Homeland Security Council (R6HSC)/Citizen Corps Council (CCC). He also serves as an Associated Washington Cities Healthy & Safe Communities Legislative Subcommittee member.
Councilmember Taylor believes in Renton’s bright future. “I will continue to support visionary and collaborative leadership efforts that result in robust civic engagement and community outreach that connects all of our residents with opportunities to experience a high standard quality of life, and to promote Renton as an inclusive, diverse economic corridor in the region and a great place to live!”
Greg, his wife Sandra, and daughter Rachel have lived in their Earlington Hill neighborhood home for the past 17 years. Greg has two adult children Rashida, and Greg Jr.
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