John Davis

John Davis, Borough Manager


John Davis has been Borough Manager since May 1994. Prior to that, he served first as Assistant Borough Manager and then as Public Works Director from 1989-1994. He also served as the Code Enforcement Officer of Lower Makefield Township. He is a 1987 graduate of St Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pa. with a B.A. in History and a 1988 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

During his over three decades as Manager, Doylestown Borough has been nationally recognized as one of the best small towns in America by USA Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Travel and Leisure Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, and numerous others.

John is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Delaware Valley Municipal Management Association and Chair of the Executive Committee of the Delaware Valley Property and Liability Trust. He also Chairs the Bucks-Mont Water and Sewer Consortium. He served as Vice President at Large of the Association of Pennsylvania Municipal Managers (A.P.M.M.) from 2003-2005, was a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County from 1998-2004, President of the Kiwanis Club of Doylestown from 1998-1999, and President of the Bucks County Consortium of Municipalities from 1997-1998.

Originally from Morrisville, PA, John resides in Doylestown Borough with his wife, Julie, and daughters, Catie and Grace. In his spare time, he is an assistant softball coach for Lenape Middle School and Rock Gold 14U.