Dave is a lifelong resident of Ephrata. He is a graduate of Ephrata High School and Dean Junior College where he earned a degree in Building Construction/Architectural Drafting. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Within the community, he is active in the Akron Church of the Brethren and has coached various sports teams. Dave and his wife Mary, enjoy being involved in various activities with their 4 married children, Daniel, Jonathan, Christine and Alison.