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Mayor Frank Klipsch


Mayor Frank Klipsch Professional PhotoEmail: fklipsch@ci.davenport.ia.us
Office: 563-326-7701
Term: 2016 - Current

Family
Wife: Terre
Children: Frank (Emily), Jake (Leslie), Zach (Tesi), and Kaitlin
Grandchildren: Cassius, Julius, Oliver, Elihu, Sintaeyu, Trysten, Tariku, Dailah, Tomas, and Binyum.

Occupation & Skills
Current:
Operates an independent consultation and professional services firm
Adjunct Leadership Studies Professor - Saint Ambrose University


Former:
YMCA, retired after 42 years of service

Education
Masters of Education, emphasis in Sports Psychology - University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education - Missouri State University
Honorary Doctorate in Public Service - Saint Ambrose University

Business Experience
Former:
YMCA Youth and Family Foundation, President (2013-2014)
Scott County Family YMCA, CEO (1987 – 2012)
Roswell, NM YMCA, Executive Director (1984-1987)
Naperville, IL YMCA, Associate Executive & Program Director (1978-1984)
Tucson, AZ YMCA, Director of Health and Physical Education (1972-1978)

City Liaison Appointments
28E Agreement Group – Water Pollution Control Plant
Bi-State Transportation Policy Committee
Bi-State Regional Commission
Downtown Davenport Partnership
Emergency Management Commission
Intergovernmental Committee
Iowa Workforce Development, Board Member
Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative
QC Defense Alliance
RIA Development Group
Scott Emergency Communications Center, Board Member
Waste Commission of Scott County

Memberships & Community Involvement
C.A.S.I, Member
Davenport Rotary, Member
Empower Tanzania, Board Member
Family Museum, Member
Figge Art Museum, Member
German American Heritage Center, Member
N.A.A.C.P, Member
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Certificate Holder
Putnum Museum, Member
Quad City Scholars, Board Member
River Music Experience, Member