Dustin Koritko was elected in November 2013 to represent District 1 and has served as Mayor Pro Tem since January 2023. Mr. Koritko is a graduate of Liberty University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 1992. He also earned his Master of Education degree from the University of West Georgia.
Mr. Koritko served in the United States Navy on active duty as an Aviator and was in the Navy Reserve. He was also a Project Manager for various projects and oversaw a budget of over $8 million. He was deployed to Iraq from 2009 to 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During this time, Mr. Koritko managed numerous projects and met regularly with local city and tribal councils to facilitate the Rule of Law and Governance. He worked with the United States Army, the United States Department of State, and the United States Marine Corps during this time. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Three Rivers Regional Council.
Mr. Koritko is married to Lauren and they have five children.