District #4

David Maack

(262) 977-3870

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District #4 is located on Racine's Zoo & Lakefront - Near North Side.

Welcome to District 4, Alderman David Maack


Welcome to the Festive 4th District. Racine's 4th Fest Parade, one of the largest in the Midwest, kicks off and passes through the 4th District. The 4th District is the home of the Racine Zoo and our beautiful North Beach, one of the cleanest along the Great Lakes. We also have a growing business District along the Douglas Avenue Corridor. Several Hispanic owned businesses call the 4th District home.


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Time in Office

  • Alderman of the 4th District, term ends April 2026.




    David Maack retired as the Racine County Emergency Management Coordinator, after 31 years of service to Racine County. During his tenure, David built a program that received national recognition from both the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). He is a recipient of the 2011 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards in the ”Engagement with Faith-Based Communities” category and was one of 17 local leaders who were honored at the White House as Champions of Change who help prepare their communities for disaster and build a more resilient nation.  As a Champion of Change, David was featured on the White House website and participated in a panel discussion at the White House.


    David was an alderman in the City of Racine for ten years and as City Council President, served as acting Mayor during a tumultuous time in the City’s history. In addition, he serves on a number of boards and committees in the community including the 4th Fest Board and the Leadership Racine Program Committee. 


    David has received numerous awards for his community service including the Corporate Volunteer Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Volunteer Center of Racine, Inc. Economic Development Volunteer Recognition Award, the Boy Scouts District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver Award, the Community Leadership Association’s Distinguished Leadership Award, Leadership Racine’s Community Trustee Award, UW Parkside’s Martin Luther King Community Service award, the City of Racine’s Hispanic Unsung Hero award, Lighthouse District Eagle Scout Hall of Fame award and Carthage College’s Alumni Beacon award.


    David earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, Business Administration and Public Management from Carthage College and he holds certifications in Public Management from UW-Madison and Emergency Management through the International Association of Emergency Managers. In addition, he is a graduate of Leadership Racine.


    He is married to Amy (Hernandez) Maack and they have two children, Maria and David II and two grandchildren, Kai and Tanner.



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