Administration

Township Manager

Melissa Shafer Melissa Shafer
The Township Manager of Bethlehem Township is an appointed position authorized by the First Class Township Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Township Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township, responsible for the supervision of all activities and all Township Departments. She is also responsible for the preparation and administration of the Township's annual budget.

Municipal Authority

Five year term expiring at noon on the day of reorganizational meeting
David Thomsen (Chairman)
1/2/22
Ronald Gori (Vice Chairman)
1/8/20
Julius Balogh (Secretary/Treasurer)
1/2/18
Robert Szakos (Assistant Treasurer)
1/7/19
Charles Leon
1/7/19
Paul Hosking
1/2/22
James Generoso
1/3/22
Steve Hunsberger (Director/Agent)
Larry Dietrich (Engineer)
Appointed by Municipal Authority
Frank Danyi (Solicitor)
Appointed by Municipal Authority
Mike Deschler (Special Council)
Appointed by Municipal Authority

Planning Commission

Four year term expiring December 31st of designated year
Lee Snover (Chairperson)
2017
Kenn R. Edinger (Secretary)
2017
Mark Grandinetti
2018
Harold Powell
2020
Leslie Walker
2020
James Daley (Vice Chairperson)
2019
Donald Wright

2018

Civil Service Commission

Six year term expiring December 31st of designated year
Jack Fliter (Secretary)
2017
Timothy Brady
2019
Ronald Todd
2020
George Boksan (Alternate)
2018
(Alternate)
VACANCY

Recreation Commission

Five year term expiring December 31st of designated year
Marilyn Minder (Chairperson)
2019
Kathy Glagola (Vice Chairperson)
2018
Frank Ottaly
2020
Barry Roth
2018
John Carlotz
2018
Ben H. Hedrick
2017
Frank Grillo

2021

Zoning Hearing Board

Five year term expiring December 31st of designated year
Stephen Szy (Chairman)
2018
Dave Chismar
2017
Rod Law
2021
Paul Weiss
2020
Richard Pelizzoni

2019

Bethlehem Area Public Library Advisory Board

Thomas Nolan
2018
Janet Barry

2017

Vacancy Board - Appointed Annually and Serves as Chairman

Frank B. Pologruto

2017

Fire Relations Committee

Thomas Nolan
Commissioner
Kim Jenkins
Commissioner
Angela Kelly
Township Fire Marshal
Joel Steirer
Nancy Run Volunteer Fire Co., Chief
Ron Ford
Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Co., Chief

Board of Commissioners

Pat Breslin (Vice-President)
2018
Michael D. Hudak (President)
2018
Thomas J. Nolan
2020
Kim Jenkins
2020
Malissa K. Davis

2020

Township Tax Collector

Two Year Term Expiring Noon on the Day of Reorganization Meeting
Thomas G. Rutherford
2017
Bethlehem Township
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem, Pa. 18020
Phone: 610-814-6400
Fax: 610-814-6408
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