David A. Weaver is the 2016 Chair of the Board of County Commissioners. He was sworn in as Douglas County Commissioner, District I, on July 21, 2014, filling a vacancy created by the departure of Commissioner Jack Hilbert who resigned his position in July, six months before the completion of his second term. Weaver was subsequently elected to the position in November 2014 and began serving his own term January 2015. He was recently named the 2015 Freshman Commissioner of the Year by Colorado Counties Inc.
Weaver, a former Douglas County Sheriff, began his service career in the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office 33 years ago. He is an experienced leader who believes in strong fiscal accountability, service excellence, integrity and community partnerships.
In addition to his fundamental responsibilities as a County Commissioner, Mr. Weaver also serves as a representative of Douglas County by way of appointment to the following area organizations: Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority; Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Development Board; Centennial Airport Community Noise Roundtable; Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Control Group; Cherry Creek Basin Working Group; Denver South Economic Development Partnership; Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG); Developmental Pathways Board of Directors; Douglas County 9-1-1 Authority; Douglas County Community Services Block Grant Tripartite Board; Douglas County Fair Association; Douglas County Youth Initiative Advisory Committee; E-470 Public Highway Authority; Local Emergency Planning Committee; Metro Area County Commissioners; Partnership of Douglas County Governments; South I-25 Urban Corridor Transportation Management Authority; Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Forfeiture Board and 18th Judicial District Seizure Board.
Weaver also serves on the following statewide and national organizations: Colorado Children Youth and Families Prevention Steering Committee; Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice; Colorado Counties Inc., Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee (2016 chair); Colorado Criminal Juvenile Justice Committee; Colorado Department of Human Services Child Welfare Prevention Steering Committee; and the National Association of Counties Justice & Public Safety Committee and Cyber Security Task Force.
He supports a healthy, balanced approach to maintaining the quality of life we enjoy in Douglas County to include preserving the beauty of our rural, agricultural and ranching areas while simultaneously focusing on viable and quality growth in the urban corridors.
Weaver’s top priorities as County Commissioner include maintaining the highest quality water, land and air and protecting our wildlife; investing in the foundational elements that will continue to position Douglas County as a magnet for jobs; and partnering with the State and other local governments to improve existing roads and other transportation infrastructure improvements.
Weaver’s education is rooted in management, ethics, and criminal justice. He is a graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies and Leadership Douglas County; a graduate of the Southwest Command School and a graduate of the 91st National Sheriff’s Institute. He also is a 2004 honor graduate of the FBI 216th National Academy.
In addition to his responsibilities directly linked to his work as a County Commissioner, he also serves on the Castle Pines Chamber Board of Directors and the Douglas County Educational Foundation Board of Directors, and has previously served on the Douglas County Fair Board. As well, he is a former Parker Rotarian and Castle Rock Kiwanis Club member.
Dave and his wife of 30 years, Mona, have three sons and two grandchildren.