Board of Supervisors
- 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
- The first Tuesday of each month will be a work session beginning at 6:00 p.m.
- The third Tuesday of each month will be a regular Board of Supervisors' meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m.
- Whitpain Township Administration Building
960 Wentz Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Work Sessions to review the agenda and discuss any other issues before the Board will begin at 6:00 p.m.
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
Scott Badami, Chair
Scott is an experienced problem solving lawyer who has lived and worked in Whitpain Township for the past 14 years. A partner in the Blue Bell office of Fox Rothschild LLP, Scott was hired as Special Counsel to Whitpain Township in 2018 to successfully take on the representation of our Township related to the Sober House application. Following the conclusion of his work as Special Counsel in 2019, Scott was unanimously appointed (and then re-appointed) to serve as the Township’s Vacancy Board chair. In 2021, Scott was also selected to be an inaugural member of the Township’s Human Relations Commission. Professionally, Scott represents clients (such as local school districts and businesses) in various civil litigation and administrative agency matters, including employment discrimination, housing discrimination, special education, contract, and civil rights cases.
Scott believes in smart development, preserving open space, and fiscal responsibility. Outside of work, Scott is a long time youth baseball coach as well as a WRA soccer parent. Scott and his wife Heather live in Blue Bell with their sons Alex (a high school senior) and Evan (an eighth grader).
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.
Michele Minnick, Second Vice-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.
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, Treasurer
Joyce earned a bachelor’s degree in education and worked in Manhattan as an elementary school teacher for three years. Joyce continued on to earn 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 design projects in Pennsylvania and New York.
She has never veered from her love of education. As co-president of the Home & School Association at the Wissahickon High School for the past three 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.
In January 2022, Joyce was sworn in for a second time to the Whitpain Township Board of Supervisors. She serves as liaison to the Emergency Services Committee. Through this role, Joyce has assisted in fulfilling the challenges of our emergency personnel throughout Covid - 19. Joyce also serves as a liaison to the Shade Tree Commission.
Joyce also works closely with The Daughters of The American Revolution, and in 2021 she was appointed Chair to the Women's Issues Committee. She works closely with The Colonial Dames Society and currently serves on the Stenton House Committee Board in historic Philadelphia.
In 2022, Joyce was appointed to the Board of Directors of Haven Women. Haven Women is a transitional housing program that provided a safe haven for female veterans to start over and become productive members of the community. Joyce also serves on the Steering Committee and judge for National History Day, Philadelphia. Additionally, Joyce works with Penn State Extension in Montgomery County as a Master Gardner. In this role, Joyce volunteers in educational programs and grows vegetables to donate to the local food pantries