Mayor David Black was elected to office on November 2, 2010, and reelected on November 4, 2014, and November 6, 2018. Prior to his election, Black served as Mayor by appointment for 17 months, first taking office on July 21, 2009.
Prior to being Mayor, Black served on the Papillion City Council as President and represented Ward III from December 2006 to July 2009. He also served on the City Planning Commission from November 2003 to December 2006.
In his professional life, Black works as Vice President and Commercial Lender for Pinnacle Bank. Outside of work, Black was a founding member of the Historical Downtown Papillion Business Association, and is very involved with the Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Government Affairs Committee. He is also active in the Nebraska League of Municipalities and the United Cities of Sarpy County. Additionally, Black is a member of Grace Life Bible Church and volunteers with Nebraska DECA as a metro and state judge.
Black graduated from Ralston High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in Management and Organizational Behavior. Black has resided in Papillion for more than 20 years with his wife, Renee. They have one married son, Kevin (Katie), a daughter, Mary and three grandsons, Wes, Luke and Jed.