Kent Keel

Mayor

University Place, WA

Mayor Kent Keel has served on City Council for two terms.  This is his first term as Mayor.  University Place, Washington is an upper middle-class town of 33,000 residents.  This city is the home of the County's only Whole Foods grocery and several other retail market leading companies that draw patrons from several counties.   In 2015, University Place hosted the United States Golf Association's U.S. Open Golf Championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course.  The city enjoys having one of the best local schools systems, Fire and Rescue agencies, and contracted Police Departments in the state of Washington according to statistics.

Kent is deeply involved in the region serving as the Vice Chair of Sound Transit, Board Member (Past Chair) of Pierce Transit and Board Member of the Association of Washington Cities.  He earned a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Engineering Management.  He married Renee 37 years ago.  They have four adult children and four grand daughters.

 

Kent Keel

Mayor

University Place, WA

Mayor Kent Keel has served on City Council for two terms.  This is his first term as Mayor.  University Place, Washington is an upper middle-class town of 33,000 residents.  This city is the home of the County's only Whole Foods grocery and several other retail market leading companies that draw patrons from several counties.   In 2015, University Place hosted the United States Golf Association's U.S. Open Golf Championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course.  The city enjoys having one of the best local schools systems, Fire and Rescue agencies, and contracted Police Departments in the state of Washington according to statistics.

Kent is deeply involved in the region serving as the Vice Chair of Sound Transit, Board Member (Past Chair) of Pierce Transit and Board Member of the Association of Washington Cities.  He earned a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Engineering Management.  He married Renee 37 years ago.  They have four adult children and four grand daughters.