Board of Supervisors
- 8 p.m.
- 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
- Whitpain Township Administration Building
960 Wentz Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Work Sessions to review the agenda will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will resume after the public meetings for discussion of any other issues before the Board.
Persons with a disability who wish to attend these administrative hearings should contact Mr. David M. Camarda at 610-277-2400.
A five-member Board of Supervisors governs Whitpain Township. Members of the Board are elected at-large by residents and serve six-year terms.
The Supervisors appoint professionals who manage the day-to-day operations of the Township and name residents to the various volunteer boards and commissions that contribute to the quality of life in Whitpain.
Meet The Board
Michele Minnick, Chair
Michele is a 25-year resident of Whitpain Township. She is the Assistant Director of the Montgomery County Tax Claim Bureau, providing assistance to constituents facing financial difficulties, while recovering delinquent property taxes for all of the county. She and her husband, David, have two children: her son attends Syracuse University and her daughter attends Wissahickon high school.
Kimberly Koch, Vice-Chair
Kimberly is a life-long Whitpain Township resident. She graduated near the top of her class from Wissahickon High School in 2001, and continued to pursue a strong Pennsylvania education by earning a bachelor's degree with summa cum laude standing from Bucknell University. Since then she has also completed a masters degree in English Literature from Villanova University, where she studied African American literature. Kimberly continues her academic pursuits with work in the field of education at Cabrini University. Professionally, Kimberly has served as a middle school and high school English teacher with the Central Bucks School District for the past 13 years. In her tenure as a teacher, she has dedicated her work to serving young people, supporting their pursuits, and exposing them to rich cultural texts. Kimberly and her husband, Brad Koch, will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary this summer. They have two children, Caleb (7) and Rachel (5). Caleb currently attends Shady Grove Elementary School and Rachel will be joining her brother in the fall.
Fred Conner, Secretary
Fred has been leading organizations in business, the military, and in his community for over three decades. Now as an independent management consultant, he divides his time between helping clients grow their business and serving the people of Whitpain. Fred has served the Township on the Open Space Committee from 2004 through 2008, the Planning Commission from 2006 to 2008, and on the Zoning Hearing Board for 2009. He has served on the Board of Supervisors since shortly after being elected in November 2009. Fred is a member of the board’s Finance & Pension Committee and West Ambler Revitalization Committee.
Jeff has a passion for community service and brings his integrity and progressive values to the Board of Supervisors. Jeff lives in the Blue Bell Country Club where he has served on the Board of Directors of the Community Association. Jeff and his wife, Shanna, have two daughters, Sophia and Amelia, who are students in the Wissahickon School District. He proudly coaches both of his daughters as a volunteer for the Whitpain Recreation Association, Wissahickon Athletic Commission, and the Ambler Softball League. Professionally, Jeff is well known in the legal community as being a fierce advocate for his clients, emerging as one of the region’s premier employment and entertainment lawyers. Jeff received the “Outstanding Service Award” from his law school for outstanding service to the legal profession and was selected as one of only 35 attorneys in the entire state as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track.” Jeff is no stranger to board-service, having been elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors, serving as the Public Interest Chair, as well as being a current, active board member of the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization, the Legal Network for Gender Equity and The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, and the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law.
Joyce Keller, Assistant Secretary
Joyce earned a bachelor’s degree in education and worked in Manhattan as an elementary school teacher for three years. Joyce went on to receive a degree in interior design from Parsons The New School. She is an active member of the Associates of Interior Design’s Philadelphia Chapter and has worked on several projects in Pennsylvania and New York. She has never veered far from her love of education. As co-president of the Home & School Association at the Wissahickon Middle and High School for the past several years, Joyce has successfully supported students in the district by coordinating and implementing fundraising events and communication with other Whitpain organizations. Through this role, she has also strengthened family involvement by acting as the liaison between home and school.Joyce also works closely with the Daughters of The American Revolution and the Colonial Dames Society of Philadelphia. Currently, she is on the Stenton House Committee Board in historic Philadelphia and is a judge and mentor for the 2019-2020 National History Day competition held in Philadelphia. She has recently become the Senior Society President of the Children of The American Revolutions, General Wayne Chapter. Joyce and her husband, Michael Intravaia, have lived in Blue Bell for 11 years. Their son, Cyrus, is a student at the Wissahickon Middle School.