JD Kehrman, City Manager
City Hall
110 S. Ash Street
Nevada, Missouri
Phone 417-448-5101
Fax 417-448-2707

JD has served as the City Manager of Nevada Missouri since 2010. He previously served as City Administrator in Bowling Green Missouri. Major accomplishments during the past five years include implementing transformative change within the city government, initiating and leading a successful campaign to pass the first permanent sales tax in Nevada since the early 1970’s, completing millions of dollars of infrastructure improvements, and bringing together leaders from across the Nevada community to partner with Cerner Corporation and launch the Healthy Nevada initiative, a unique public-private collaboration in Rural Health and Population Heath Management.

In addition to his duties as City Manager, JD serves on the Board of Directors for Midwest Public Risk-Missouri, the Healthy Nevada Board of Directors as Treasurer, sits as Chairman of the Western Missouri 911 Board of Directors, and is a member of Toastmasters International. He was honored with the Nevada Head Start Hero Award in 2012, was selected by the Nevada Chamber of Commerce as the Community Improvement Pacesetter of the Year in 2011, and was the recipient of the Local Governmental Leadership Award from the Missouri Police Chief’s Association in 2014.