metzlerd's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Drupal Consultant

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
HBO and Company
Industries Worked In: 
Education, Medical Information Systems

Personal Info

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David Metzler has been an application developer for over 30 years, having spent the last 10 years developing applications using the Drupal CMS framework. He a strong believer in and proponent of open source and agile software development methodologies, and has donated countless hours to supporting Drupal installations throughout the world. He is also the maintainer of project Forena, an open source report writing solution written using the Drupal framework.

Dave is currently employed as the Lead Developer for an application development team at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and is a co-organizer of the Olympia Drupal Users Group. He is also a licensed lay preacher in the Episcopal Church and often preaches on the moral imperative of adopting open source software.


Member for
11 years 7 months
At least 1 edit
Drupal Contributions: 

Regular responder to support forums. Maintainer of CAS, Form Defaults and Forena Reports modules

Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015

Credited on 17 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Individual Member

metzlerd helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

My mentors: 
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I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed Drupal documentation
I help in the Drupal support forums