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Samuel M. Ward - Chairman Supervisor

Mr. Ward has served as a Penn Township Supervisor for 13 years. He has been Chairman of the Board for the past five years. Mr. Ward has been a resident of the township most of his adult life and enjoys his civic involvement in the community. He has served several years in the past as a member of the Earned Income Tax Committee of the South Butler County School District .He is a resident of Dodds Road where he resides with his wife as well as having raised two daughters in the township. Mr. Ward is a Professional Engineer and Senior Project Manager with Mascaro Construction.

Douglas A. Roth - Vice Chairman Supervisor

Mr. Roth has served as a Penn Township Supervisor for 6 years. He has been Vice Chairman for the past three years. Mr. Roth is a life long resident of Penn Township only leaving briefly to complete his Bachelor's Degree from Penn State University. Mr. Roth has enjoyed a long career in local government, becoming employed by Penn Township 22 years ago as a road department employee. Mr. Roth assumed the role of Road Superintendent in 1992 and currently still holds this position within the township. Mr. Roth serves on the Butler County Association of Township Officials as an Executive Board Member as well as a newly appointed member of the Succop Conservancy Advisory Board within Penn Township. He is a resident of Country Club Heights where he resides with his wife and two sons.

Wilbert J. Mowry, Jr. - Supervisor

Mr. Mowry recently finished his first year as a Penn Township Supervisor with 5 years remaining in his term. Bert has been a lifelong resident of Penn Township and brings with him an impressive dossier of accomplishments and civic duty. He and his wife Erma live on Robinson Run Road where they raised their 2 children. Mr. Mowry has been extremely active in the community serving for 8 years as a member of the Penn Township Planning Commission as well as serving for 7 years as the Republican Committeeman for Penn Township East. He also served for 7 years as the Secretary to the Penn Township Baseball Association as well as 4 years as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 53 (an additional 3 years as Assistant Scout Master). Mr. Mowry is recently retired from AK Steel/Armco after a career of 42 years of service.

Penn Township

Board of Supervisors

Email: Supervisors@penntownship.org
Phone: (724) 586-1169