David White was first elected to City Council in June 2008. After serving on council for 8 years, David was elected as the City Recorder in 2016. He has served on various boards for the City of Montgomery such as the finance committee and as a council representative to the Montgomery Fire Department. At the age of 15, David became a Junior Firefighter for the City of Montgomery, as well as, a summer worker for the Montgomery Sanitary Board. At the age of 18, David became an EMT, went on to become a National Registered EMT, and was hired on as a paid member of the Montgomery Fire Department. After working his way through college, and graduating with a Business Degree from West Virginia State University, David worked for Appalachian Electric Power for 30 years, until he retired in 2015. As a councilman, David began working on the fishing pier project at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Adams Street. He started the "Float Trip" from Kanawha Falls to Montgomery as an initiative to raise money towards the fishing pier project. David was also solely responsible, with help from Mount Olive Correctional Complex prisoners and Fayette County Daily Report Workers, for clearing the trail connecting Montgomery Marina to the City of Smithers on Route 60. On top of all his accomplishments and civic duties, David also serves as a board member on the Kanawha County Transit Authority, and is a member of Coal Valley Lodge No 74 in Montgomery. David is a lifelong resident of Montgomery where he still resides with his wife Janie.