Dave currently serves as the Executive Director of the Woodlands Development Group, a Community Development Corporation serving three counties in the rural mountains of north central West Virginia. In this capacity he manages programs related to community planning, housing construction, neighborhood and downtown revitalization, and small business lending and support. Dave also brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit organizational development, strategic planning, land use planning, and water resource protection. Dave is a graduate of Kenyon College with a B.A. in English. He is a Certified Planner, and has completed several continuing education courses in sustainable and land use planning, negotiation strategies, and research methodologies.