First elected to City Commission in 2005. Current term expires November 2023.
David Anderson is a graduate of Kalamazoo Central and Western Michigan University (B.B.A. Accountancy) and has been a city resident for 40 years. He has been employed by Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (formerly Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services) since 1992, where he currently serves as the Director of Housing and Facilities. Prior to joining Integrated Services of Kalamazoo, Mayor Anderson worked as a self-employed building contractor for more than 20 years.
In addition to serving on the City Commission, Mayor Anderson serves as volunteer board member of the LIFT Foundation and as a member of the Kalamazoo County Public Housing Commission.
Mayor Anderson is married to Cori Terry of Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers, a Kalamazoo-based modern dance company located in the Epic Center in downtown Kalamazoo. David and Cori are the parents of four grown daughters, all of whom are graduates of Kalamazoo Central High School.