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Bethlehem Township

Board of Commissioners

The governing body of Bethlehem Township is a five-member elected Board of Commissioners with a four year term expiring at noon on the day of reorganizational meeting. The Township's day-to-day operations are led by an appointed township manager and a staff of approximately 90 full-time employees and more than 150 part-time employees.

John J. Merhottein

John J. Merhottein (President)
R - 2026 (Fourth Ward)
Contact: jmerhottein@bethlehemtownship.org



Luke A. Verdes - photo coming soon

Luke A. Verdes
D - 2024 (At-Large)
Contact: lverdes@bethlehemtownship.org



John K. Gallagher

John K. Gallagher (Vice President)
D - 2024 (Third Ward)
Contact: jgallagher@bethlehemtwp.com



Dale A. Sourbeck

Dale A. Sourbeck
D - 2024 (First Ward)
Contact: dsourbeck@bethlehemtownship.org



Jan Beatty

Jan Beatty
D - 2026 (Second Ward)
Contact: jbeatty@bethlehemtwp.com




Other Elected Officials

Township Tax Collector
Four year term expiring December 31st of designated year
Todd Kowalski - 2025






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