City Manager's Office

David Dillner received his Master’s degree from the University of Kansas in Public Administration. He has served as an Assistant City Manager in Winchester, Virginia and then as City Administrator for the City of Edgerton, Kansas before moving to Abilene and serving as the City Manager there for five years. He is an International City Manager’s Association Credential Manager and a member of the Kansas Association of City/County Managers. He volunteers his time as treasurer for the Kansas Municipal Insurance Trust, Rotary International and the National Eagle Scout Association. 

David has been married to his wife Jennifer for twelve years. She is a 5th grade special education teacher at Eisenhower Elementary School in Abilene. They have three boys; twins Thomas and Michael who are ten and Ethan who is six. In addition to spending time with his wife and children, David enjoys reading, mostly nonfiction, and participating in outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and golfing.