Meet Keith Blackburn

  • Bachelor’s degree in Personnel Management - University of Phoenix

  • Master’s degree in Organizational Management - University of Phoenix

  • Daughter Kristin, a Carlsbad High School graduate, living in Carlsbad with her husband and son.

  • Thirty-five year police officer, twenty-eight years with the Carlsbad Police Department

  • Founding partner in the development of the Carlsbad Premium Outlets and Outlets at San Clemente

  • Managing partner in a real estate group that owns and operates residential units in Los Angeles

  • President of The Blackburn Foundation.

    Community Service

  • "National Service to Youth" award-recipient, Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad

  • "Champion of Children" award-winner, Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad

  • Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad, 1999-2006

  • Non-profit Blackburn Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to community based organizations and children’s groups

  • Charter member of Endow Carlsbad

  • Volunteer at the Carlsbad Animal Shelter

  • Volunteer for Junior Achievement of San Diego County

  • Carlsbad Police Reserve Officer

  • Volunteer for Meals On Wheels, 2009-2014

    Career Accomplishments

  • Carlsbad City Councilmember 2008 – current

  • Supervisor of the Year, Carlsbad Police Department, 2006

  • Instructor, University of Phoenix, Critical Thinking and Managerial Ethics

  • Carlsbad Police Department Sergeant, Retired

  • Heroism Award, American Legion

  • Certified by the Josephson Institute of Ethics