City Hall, 22nd floor • 414 E. 12th St. • Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-513-6505 • Fax: 816-513-1612
Assistant: Jackie Burton • email@example.com
Councilman Dick Davis promises to bring common sense and good government to City Hall. His career, civic and community accomplishments make him a well-rounded and experienced candidate who will provide vision and leadership for Kansas City.
Dick has worked for public organizations in Kansas City for nearly five decades, leading some of the region’s most impactful organizations. For 23 years, Dick served as the General Manager of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA). During that time he was awarded the L.P Cookingham Award for outstanding service by the American Society of Public Administration and the Outstanding Public Transportation Manager of the Year Award by the American Public Transportation Association. Prior to the KCATA, he was the first Executive Director of the Mid America Regional Council (MARC) and the organization preceding MARC, Metroplan. Dick is currently employed part-time by Olsson Associates.
His civic commitments are as impressive as his career. Dick served on the Gladstone City Council and as the Mayor of Gladstone; he chaired “Gladstone on the Move” and was appointed to several positions include Planning Commissioner, Parks Commissioner and the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Mayor Kay Barnes appointed Dick to the Port Authority of Kansas City Board of Commissioners. He is active in the Northland Regional Chamber, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on Northland Neighborhoods as President and Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee.
A passionate baseball fan, Dick has been a Kansas City Royal Lancer since 1997, serving as President in 2002 and has been active in the Major League Players Trust for Children.
A graduate of the University of Arkansas Little Rock, he served four years in the United States Air Force, receiving an honorable discharge. He’s been married to his wife Virginia for 50 years and together they have three children and five grandchildren.