Liberty Township Elected Officials
The Township Trustees and Fiscal Officer meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Township Administration Building (6400 Princeton Road, 45011). Each meeting includes time for the public to bring any issues or questions before the Board. The Trustees welcome guests and visitors and residents wanting to learn more about Liberty Township.
Liberty Township adopted Limited Home Rule Government on June 18, 2007 per the Ohio Revised Code Chapter 504.
Learn more about the Trustees:
David E. Kern, President
David Kern was re-elected to a fourth consecutive term as Trustee in November of 2011. Being a Trustee is certainly not new for Kern, he held the position from 1980 to 1996. After a three year absence, David ran again to fill the third seat.
- His vision for the community is to ensure that Liberty Township remains a family-friendly place to live and work.
David is a long time resident of Liberty Township. For 38 years he and his wife, Katy, operated his family's 5th generation nursery and landscaping business on Millikin Road. David spent his college years at Wabash College. While in the Army he attended Army Language School and became a Turkish Linguist. David currently serves as the Chairman of the Butler County Republican Party. He has served on the Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department. David is an avid hunter and conservationist. David and Katy have four children who are all active in their communities. He can be contacted via email or 513-759-7513.
Thomas P. Farrell, Vice President
Thomas P. Farrell is serving his first term as a Liberty Township Trustee in 2014 after being appointed in March 2013 to serve the remainder of a vacated term. He has lived in Liberty Township for 15 years and served in a volunteer capacity on the Liberty Township Zoning Commission for nearly 10 years prior to serving as an elected official. Farrell is a small business owner, serving as president of Alternative Computer Technology in West Chester. He also serves as president of the Four Bridges HOA and currently serves on the Boards of Bishop Fenwick High School and the Atrium Medical Center Foundation.
“I’m humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve the residents and businesses of Liberty Township. I’m ready to take my involvement in Liberty Township to the next level and to help perpetuate responsible growth and family values, while representing the best long-term interest of the residents. It’s an exciting time to be living and working in Liberty Township,” said Farrell.
Farrell holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton and graduate degree from Harris University of Florida. He lives in Four Bridges with his wife Kim and three children Chelsea, Brady and Kyle. Farrell can be reached via email or 513-759-7514.
Christine Matacic, Trustee
Christine Matacic was re-elected to a fourth term as Trustee in November of 2013. She served as the President of the Board many times over the last several years and is currently serving as the Board President for 2014. Her involvement in the community includes serving on the following Boards of Directors: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI); Butler County Regional Transit Authority; West Chester - Liberty Chamber Alliance; Hamilton Rotary; and Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA).
Christine's vision for Liberty Township includes:
- Diversify our tax base with additional commercial development in our established corridors.
- Plan and improve our roads and infrastructure.
- Work with the USPS to establish a zip code for Liberty Township.
- Continue to develop diversified parks and hike / bike trails.
- Maintain and improve Police, Fire, and EMS protection to keep up with the growth.
- Continue to balance our budget while maintaining appropriate reserves.
- Work with county, state, and federal government officials to insure responsible and positive legislation for our future.
Christine and her husband, John, have two daughters, Catherine and Janice and have lived in Liberty Township since 1981. She can be contacted via email or 513-759-7512.
Pamela Quinlisk, Fiscal Officer
Pamela Quinlisk was elected as Fiscal Officer in November of 2009 after being appointed in May of 2008 to fill the vacancy left by Roger Reynolds when he became the Butler County Auditor. She and her husband Shawn are lifelong residents of the area and have four children. Quinlisk has been involved with the Lakota Schools, serving several years on the District Parent Council. Pam can be reached via email or 513-759-7608.