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 was hired by the City of El Dorado in March of 2017. 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's wife Jenny is a 5th grade special education teacher at Skelly Elementary. They have three boys; Thomas, Michael and Ethan. 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.