District 7

District 1

Derek Young

Councilmember, District 7


Originally born in Indiana, Derek moved to Gig Harbor with his family at the age of 8. He attended Peninsula public schools, and after coming home from college, Derek worked in the private sector in finance and consulting.

 

In 1997, at the age of 21, Derek was first elected to the Gig Harbor City Council. Winning reelection three more times, he spent 16 years leading locally and regionally on growth, transportation, and budget policy. In 2015 Derek was elected to the Pierce County Council winning reelection in 2019. As a member of the Council, Derek represents District #7, which covers the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsulas, Islands, and parts of North and West Tacoma.

 

A recognized leader on land use and environmental issues, Derek has chaired the Community Development Committee. He also serves on the Public Safety Committee and in 2020 took over as Chair of the Human Services Committee. As Executive Pro Tem he is a member of the Council’s Rules Committee.


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10th Floor RM 1046
930 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402


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Rules and Operations CommitteeChair
Community Development Committee
Member
Human Service CommitteeChair
Public Safety
Member

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Pierce County Council District 7
County-City Building 
10th Floor RM 1046

930 Tacoma Ave S 
Tacoma, WA 98402 

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