David Henry began his duties as the Service-Safety Director on April 23rd, 2018 following his February appointment by Mayor Ben Stahler.
David started his service to the citizens of Bellefontaine in January 1998 when he began his first term as the 3rd Ward City Council Representative. Due to a change of residency, he resigned as 3rd Ward Councilman in April of 1999. In November of 1999 he was appointed to fulfill the term of a Councilperson who had resigned to become a part of City administration. David was then elected to 5 terms as a Councilman At-Large. In November of 2011 he was elected as the President of City Council and he served as President until his appointment as Service-Safety Director.
David is a graduate of the Ohio Municipal League’s local government training academy with a focus in city finance, zoning, ethics and economic development.
David and his wife Shanel are lifelong residents of Logan County. Together they reside at 119 East Glen Drive. They are the parents of two adult children, their daughter Morgan and their son Camden.