David A. Weaver serves as the 2018 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 first term January 2015. During the same year he was 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 in 1981. 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 Board appointment, to the following area organizations: Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority; Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Development Board; Centennial Airport Community Noise Roundtable; Community Service Block Grant Tripartite Board; Developmental Pathways Board of Directors; Douglas County 9-1-1 Authority; Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Forfeiture Board; and the 18th Judicial District Seizure Board.
Additionally, Commissioner Weaver shares in the Board’s responsibility for the County’s seat on the Douglas County Fair Board, the Partnership of Douglas County Governments, Denver South Economic Development Partnership, Northwest Douglas County Economic Development Corporation, and the Metro Area County Commissioners.
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 (Chair); Colorado Criminal Juvenile Justice Committee; Colorado Department of Human Services Child Welfare Prevention Steering Committee; the National Association of Counties Justice & Public Safety Committee and Cyber Security Task Force; and the Colorado Orthopedic Research Institute Board. In July 2017, Weaver was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to two state boards; State Emergency Medical and Trauma Advisory Board and the Colorado Coroners Standards and Training Board.
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 has served on the Douglas County Educational Foundation Board of Directors, Castle Pines Chamber Board of Directors, and previously served on the Douglas County Fair Board in his capacity as Sheriff. As well, he is a former Parker Rotarian and Castle Rock Kiwanis Club member.
Dave and his wife, Mona, have three sons and two grandchildren.