City Committee:

  • Member - Finance, Economic Development & Regional Affairs Committee (FEDRAC)
  • Member - Parks, Recreation, Human Services & Public Safety Committee (PRHSPSC)

Community & Regional Service:

  • Kids & Youth Jiu-Jitsu Instructor
  • Middle School Wrestling Coach
  • St. Francis Hospital volunteer
  • Military Service with the United States Marine Corps


  • Small Business Owner (Technology Consultant)


  • Federal Way High School


Paul McDaniel is a 3rd generation Washingtonian and has been a Federal Way resident for the last 30 years. His hobbies include Jiu-Jitsu (which he holds a black belt in) ballroom dancing, and trail running (where he has competed in a few Ultra Marathons, including a 100-mile race). For relaxation, he enjoys long walks and deep philosophical conversations.