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Elevate Dayton Political Contributor announced as Dayton Mayor-Elect's Senior Policy Aide

By Nate Dillard

Dayton Mayor-Elect Jeffrey Mims has named Darius Beckham as his senior policy aide

Darius Beckham, Project Coordinator of former U.S. Congressman Tony Hall’s, Hall Hunger Initiative and Communications coordinator for the Jeffrey Mims for Mayor campaign will join the Mayor’s office on January 3rd. 

“Darius has quickly advanced to the next level at each step of his public service career,” Mims said. “He is a committed and dynamic professional who will help me execute my vision as Mayor.”

Beckham serves as the current President of Greater Dayton Young Democrats and formerly served as legislative aide to Mayor Nan Whaley from 2019 to early 2021. He is a graduate of the University of Dayton and a lifelong Daytonian, currently residing in Five Oaks. 

Also as one of Elevate Dayton’s founding writers he’s also served as our digital publication’s Senior Political Contributor sharing countless insights with Elevate Dayton’s readership since 2019. 

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to serve the people of Dayton in this role,” Beckham said. “I will work everyday to implement Mayor-Elect Mims’ agenda and ensure that our city continues to move forward.”

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