David Freiboth currently serves on the governing boards of United Way of King County, Workforce Development Council of Seattle – King County, Economic Development Council of King County, Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau (advisory member), the Committee to End Homelessness – King County, Puget Sound Labor Agency and is a Visiting Committee member of the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington. By trade Freiboth is an Able Seaman in the U.S Merchant Marine who, prior to service with his union, worked as a deckhand on the Washington State Ferries. A Kitsap County native, Freiboth is a third generation Washingtonian who completed his BA in Labor History at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland in 2012.