Meet the Mayor


Mayor Nan Whaley is proud to have chosen Dayton as her home. Originally from Indiana, Nan attended the University of Dayton and has lived in Dayton ever since. She has resided in the Five Oaks neighborhood since 2001 where she lives with her husband, Sam. Nan Whaley was elected Mayor by Dayton voters in November of 2013, following two City Commission terms. (Current Term: 2014-2018)

Mayor Whaley is passionate about moving Dayton forward in the realms of public service, including excellent customer service, educational opportunities and workforce development--especially in manufacturing industries.

Find resources and connect with her by exploring the opportunities in the menu to the left.
  1. Survey of Residents, Businesses to Help Develop Broadband Improvement Plan

    The City of Dayton has partnered with Connect Ohio to assess the community's technology landscape. Read More
  2. Request a Tree Planting in Your Neighborhood!

    The City of Dayton will be giving away shade trees to Dayton homeowners. Read More
  3. Mayor's Neighborhood Fund Projects for 2017 Announced

    Mayor Nan Whaley has announced that five Dayton neighborhoods will present special programs and events in 2017 after successfully applying for... Read More
  4. Police Targeting Aggressive Driving at Dangerous Intersections

    Action follows 40 percent increase in crashes since 2014; 30 fatalities in 2016 related to speeding/aggressive driving. Read More
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