David Killips

david killipsDavid Killips
​​Regional President for West Michigan

Phone: 734-320-6572
dkkillips@gmail.co​m

David Killips' career in education has spanned 40 years. He has 15 years of service as a Superintendent in the Chelsea School District (10 years) and Reed City Area Public Schools (5 years). He has also served as interim Superintendent in Ludington Area School District, Chelsea School District and Coloma Public Schools. He has worked as an Educational Consultant/Superintendent Coach since 2013. 


His early career included roles as principal in two school districts, assistant principal/athletic director, teacher and coach. Mr. Killips has held numerous leadership roles in the communities in which he has lived and worked. These include his membership on: the Regional Board for St. Joseph Mercy Health System, President of the Chelsea Community Hospital Board, Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, Oceana County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, Silver Maples Retirement Community Board of Trustees and the Work First Development Board. In addition, he has been a volunteer for the Chelsea Senior Center, an active member of Rotary serving as President in 2001-02; active in support of the Osceola Community Foundation and the Easter Seals Campaign. He has been a Boy Scout Merit Badge Director, Eagle Scout Project Review Team member and a Little League coach in multiple sports.

Mr. Killips is also the recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chelsea community. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Central Michigan University and a Master's Degree in Education Administration from Michigan State University. He also has done additional coursework through Michigan State University, The University of Michigan, Western Michigan University and Eastern Michigan University.

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