Josh Binda

Council Member

Council Position #3
Elected in 2021

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About josh binda

Josh Binda is a first-generation American was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. His family, originally from Liberia, escaped a civil war after winning an international lottery that brought them to the United States. Josh later moved to Lynnwood in 2012 and has been a resident ever since. Binda graduated from Kamiak High school and attended Sno-Isle tech where he got his aerospace engineering certification. He was the student body president both years he was there. Josh currently is attending the university of Washington where he is majoring in political science. He has work experience as an aircraft mechanic working on Boeing airplanes, security for Microsoft, and as an administrator at the Lynnwood Covid Lab center GS labs.

Joshua has a passion for the city of Lynnwood and has extensive community involvement. He was the Chair of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Commission for the city of Lynnwood, has volunteered at the Lynnwood food bank, is a member of the League of Women voters of Snohomish County, and is a known activist for social and racial injustices.  As a newly elected council member in 2022, Josh became the youngest African American ever elected in Washington state history and is the youngest elected official ever elected in Lynnwood. He is excited to be a part of the council and represent all residents in Lynnwood.