About David

  • Photo of Dave KalisDavid grew up in Newton, in Waban, and is a product of the Newton Public Schools
  • He graduated from Tufts University with a BA in Soviet East European Studies and an MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • Professionally, David works in business, where his applicable skills include: budget management, strategic oversight & planning, project management, managing and working with people, continuous improvement, and prioritization. He is also the author of the memoir Vodka Shot, Pickle Chaser.
  • He has served on the Board of Aldermen/City Council for 8 years and sits on two committees: Zoning & Planning and Programs and Services. David has established himself as a community leader as a former President of the Brotherhood at Temple Beth-Avodah and leader of fundraising activities at Countryside School

David can be reached at dkalis@newtonma.gov or by phone at 617-504-3301