• Councilmember
  • Position 6
  • Took office: 2011
  • Current term expires: December 31, 2019
  • City Hall: (253) 983-7705
  • Cell Phone: (253) 677-3874


Councilmember Marie Barth was elected to the Lakewood City Council November 2011. Shortly after her birth in New Jersey, her father was transferred to Madigan Army Hospital. The family moved to Lakewood in 1953. She attended Aquinas Academy (Class of 69) and Pierce College where she received an Associate’s Degree and entered the business world in 1971.

Councilmember Barth has served as President of Women’s Council of REALTORS® State Chapter, a Director of Tacoma-Pierce County Association of REALTORS®, a Board Member for Tacoma Executives Association, Go Local, 21st Century Endowment Fund and was a leader of the Clover Park School District Bond Issue in 2010. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors of Clover Park Rotary, Lakewood United and is the Council Liaison to the Public Safety and Advisory Board, the Lakewood Arts Commission and the Community Service Advisory Board.

Councilmember Barth is an active Realtor with Allen Realtors, has been a consultant for a local contractor and owned a small business in Lakewood for 29 years. During the span of her career, she has received numerous awards including TPCAR AFFiliate of the Year 1996 and 2008, WCR Entrepreneur of the Year 2009, Washington State School Board Community Service Award 2010 and many top sales agent awards.

Councilmember Barth and her husband of 44 years, Bruce, have been blessed with a wonderful family, including their “favorite” three granddaughters.