Mahbubul was appointed to the vacant Commissioner Position 3 by the Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners on December 19, 2014. Mahbubul was sworn into office at the January 5, 2015 board meeting. In November of 2015, Mahbubul was elected to serve a six year term, which will expire on December 31, 2021.
Mahbubul has been a career public servant in the environmental field with more than 20 years of leadership experience in federal, state and local government. He is currently a manager at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 Headquarters in Seattle. His expertise includes managing federal environmental programs under the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. He has also provided oversight of federal programs delegated at the state and local level.
Mahbubul has both a bachelor's and master's degree in chemical engineering, and has taken continuing education courses in public policy and business administration.
Mahbubul volunteers with several public and non-profit organizations. Mr. Islam concurrently serves on the City of Sammamish Planning Commission where he has been an advocate of protecting natural resources and managing growth in balance with preserving the diverse ecosystem. He has completed his terms on the board of Together Center and A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) Citizen Advisory Board.
Family & Residency
Mahbubul has been a resident of Sammamish and a District ratepayer since 2005. His two sons attend Skyline High School and Discovery Elementary School..
Current Commissioner Assignments
- Cascade Water Alliance: Alternate Member
- East King County Regional Water Association
- Washington State Municipal Research and Services Center