County Innovation Network (COIN)

COIN Champions

A small set of highly engaged COIN members committed to:

  • ensure that COIN continues to deliver maximum value to its members in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of county government
  • increase member engagement
  • provide relevant and timely information, and
  • help the COIN management team to continue to grow the membership

Contact the COIN Champions


David Brand

County Engineer, Madison County, OH

David Brand was elected to the position of Madison County Engineer in November 2000. He was re-elected in 2004, 2008 and 2012 and is in his fourth four-year term. Prior to that, he worked in two other Ohio County Engineer's Offices, as well as private consulting combining for over 26 years of public and private experience. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Licensed Professional Surveyor.

As the County Engineer, David is responsible for the maintenance of 343 miles of County Roads and provides primary roadway maintenance for an additional 127 miles of Township Roads. His office maintains 189 bridges, over 3000 culverts, over 200 miles of county maintained ditches and tiles. He also served as Madison County Sanitary Engineer from 2001 to 2013.

David currently serves as the NACE Northeast Regional Vice President and is a member of the NACE Roadway Safety Committee.