City Manager's Office

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David Dillner was hired as the El Dorado City Manager in March of 2017.

He received his Master’s degree from the University of Kansas in Public Administration. He has served as an Assistant City Manager in Winchester, Virginia, and then as City Administrator for the City of Edgerton, Kansas, before moving to Abilene and serving as the City Manager there for five years before coming to El Dorado. He is an International City Manager’s Association Credential Manager and a member of the Kansas Association of City/County Managers. He volunteers his time as treasurer for the Kansas Municipal Insurance Trust, Rotary International and the National Eagle Scout Association.

David's wife Jenny is a fifth grade special education teacher at Skelly Elementary. They have three boys: Thomas, Michael and Ethan. In addition to spending time with his wife and children, David enjoys reading, mostly nonfiction, and participating in outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and golfing.

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