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. Submit a Photo and Share Your View!

    The Office of Communications & Public Affairs wants to feature your photos to help promote our community. Read More
  2. Dayton & Montgomery County Effectively End Veteran Homelessness

    Montgomery County Commissioners, Mayor Nan Whaley and the Dayton VA Medical Center are proud to announce that Dayton and Montgomery County have successfully met the objectives of the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Read More
  3. Show the Good in Your Neighborhood: Dec. 16 Funding Deadline

  4. City Earns Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

    The City of Dayton has again earned recognition for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFAO). Read More
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