David Geenen

Scott Clarke

​Dave Geenen is serving his first term as alderman for the seventh ward, and his term will expire 2021.

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Alderman Geenen received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach Florida and a Master of Divinity (M.Div) from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Alderman Geenen moved to Rock Island in 2009 and became Senior Minister for the 15th Avenue Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). In 2013, he resigned to become the Executive Director of the Doris and Victor Day Foundation, a private grant-making foundation that has awarded over $25 million in grants to Quad City area nonprofits. He is also a Commissioner for the Rock Island Housing Authority.

Dave is married to Sonya Geenen, and together they are the proud parents of a 5 year-old daughter Violet and Jack who just turned 1.

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