Dorothy Ann David
Dorothy Ann David was appointed City Manager for the City of Champaign in March 2013. As City Manager, she acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the City, serving at the pleasure of the Mayor and City Council members to provide leadership, carry out the City’s policies, manage operations, and ensure that the City’s citizens are being served.
Ms. David has more than 30 years of experience in municipal government management. Her previous experience with the City of Champaign includes serving as the Assistant City Manager from 2007-2013 and as the Neighborhood Services Director from 1994 to 2007. She also has served as the Community and Neighborhood Services Director in Muskegon, Michigan, the Community Development Program Manager in Kansas City, Kansas, and a municipal management intern in Kansas City, Missouri.
In addition to her responsibilities for City Council, City staff, and citizens, she is also the City’s liaison with other governmental units, the University of Illinois, and
private-public groups. She serves as a City representative on the Metropolitan Intergovernmental Council, the Executive Committee of the Community Coalition,
and the Mahomet Aquifer Advocacy Alliance.
Ms. David holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
She is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA), and the Big Ten Cities Network. She is a 2008 graduate of the Leadership ICMA program and earned ICMA Credentialed Manager status in 2011.