Staff

David Gleiser, MPA

Director of Rural Economic Development
6th Floor, Courthouse
620 Douglas Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Office: (712) 279-6609
Fax:    (712) 279-6530
Email: dgleiser@sioux-city.org

David leads the county’s efforts to foster and encourage economic and community development activities that provide high quality jobs and sustainable employment opportunities, increased tax base, and an improved quality of life. He oversees day-to-day operations while managing the department's budget and revolving loan fund program, internal and external communications, and works collaboratively with the Board of Supervisors and other county departments to serve the residents and corporate clients of rural Woodbury County.


"As Director of the Rural Economic Development Department, I am committed to ensuring that the rural communities within Woodbury County have the resources and infrastructure they need in order to support an environment that is conducive to economic development and growth. Woodbury County is open for business; we look forward to working with you." – David Gleiser


Dawn Nortan

Director of Rural Economic Development
6th Floor, Courthouse
620 Douglas Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Office: (712) 279-6609
Fax:    (712) 279-6530
Email: dnorton@sioux-city.org

Dawn performs general administrative and secretarial duties for the department and manages its front office. She is responsible for preparing reports, financial and non-financial, executing project-specific tasks, and is involved with the coordination and implementation of county policies and departmental procedures. She has considerable interactions with the public, economic development clients, vendors, and other county staff to provide assistance and maintain office continuity.