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. Pedestrian Improvements Planned in West Dayton

    Decorative lighting planned for Gettysburg Avenue. Read More
  2. Request a Tree in Your Neighborhood!

    The City of Dayton is giving away shade trees to Dayton homeowners. Read More
  3. Mayor Whaley Comments on Dayton’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic

    Mayor Whaley addresses community concerns regarding the opiod epidemic. Read More
  4. Mallory Spray Park and Playground Upgrades Highlighted

    Spray Park upgrades are scheduled to be completed in May. Read More
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