10123 Wedd Drive
Overland Park, 66212
Dave White was appointed to the City Council in May 2005, elected in April 2007, and re-elected in April 2011 and 2015. He was elected to a one-year term as Council President in April, 2013.
Councilmember White is a principal in the law firm of Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C., in Kansas City, Missouri. His practice focuses on trial work in the areas of employment and banking law.
He received his B.A. in history from Pittsburg State University in 1972, followed by an M.A. in history from Kansas State University in 1973. White received his law degree in 1982 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Councilmember White served 27 years in the United States Army and Army Reserve, retiring in 1999, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Prior to joining the City Council, he served for 5 « years on the Planning Commission. He also has served on the Board of Directors for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, the Child Care Association of Johnson County and the Tri-County Smart Start Coalition.
Councilmember White grew up in Overland Park, graduating from Shawnee Mission West High School. He and his wife, Bev, have been residents of Overland Park for more than 35 years. They have a married adult son, Rob, and are proud grandparents.
City Council Committees:
- Member, Public Safety
- Vice Chair, Finance Administration and Economic Development