The Board of Supervisors consists of elected officials serving six year terms. The Board performs primarily legislative functions. These include setting policy, enacting ordinances and resolutions, adopting budgets and levying taxes. The Board also appoints and supervises the Township Manager, who handles the day-to-day administration of Doylestown. The Board of Supervisors meets every first Tuesday of the month at 5 pm and third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM. All meetings are conducted in the Community Meeting Room in the Township Building located at 425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA.
Agenda information is available the Friday prior to each meeting; contact the Township at 215-348-9915 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Please direct all Board of Supervisors correspondence to: (member name) Doylestown Township Supervisor 425 Wells Road Doylestown, PA 18901 To view Board of Supervisors meetings online, or to review upcoming Agendas/Minutes click here.
MembersBarbara N. Lyons
Barbara Lyons, Esq. was appointed to the Board of Supervisors on June 18, 2002, to carry out the remainder of the term previously occupied by John T. Carson (deceased). Prior to her appointment, Ms. Lyons served for several years as Chairman of the Township’s Park and Recreation Board. She is currently serving as Doylestown Township’s Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, is also the past Chairman of the Township’s Oktoberfest Committee and is currently Chairman of the Township Golf Outing. Ms. Lyons earned her B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a Juris Doctor from Temple Law School. A former trial attorney, she now practices law as a civil mediator and neutral arbitrator. In addition to her Township activities, Ms. Lyons serves the community on various boards including Central Bucks Cares and as a counselor to women and families in transition. She and her husband, Rick Lyons, have three children.
Ryan is the Executive Director of the Travis Manion Foundation, a non-profit that was founded after her brother 1st Lt Travis Manion was killed in Iraq in 2007. She has been inspired to help wounded Veterans and Families of Fallen Heroes because of her brother’s character, leadership and sacrifice. As the sister of a fallen Marine, Ryan has had several opportunities to speak to a national audience about the importance of supporting our military community. She is responsible for strategic development, planning, marketing, and executing Foundation events and programs. She serves as the keynote speaker for the Character Does Matter Leadership program to help school age children realize the importance of leadership and character. Ryan earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Cabrini College. She resides in Doylestown with her husband and two daughters, Maggie Rose and Honor.
Over fifteen years ago Jennifer Herring and her husband, Karl settled into their first home in Doylestown Township to start a family. Jennifer fell in love with the community, the character of our township and the surrounding natural beauty. Their biggest pride is their young daughter who is fortunate to attend school in our award-winning public school district. Jennifer graduated from Temple University’s Fox School of Business in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She practiced public accounting; performing audits, tax preparation and consulting for over 18 years. In that capacity she audited corporations, non-profits and governmental entities. With this experience, Jennifer opened her own small practice in Doylestown. In addition to starting her own firm, she used her skills to support local business and agriculture by volunteering and sitting on the board of directors for two Doylestown nonprofits whose focus is to promote local agribusiness and community health.
Dan Wood is software engineer at BrickSimple LLC in Doylestown where he specializes as a mobile and server engineer. Dan is a proud Doylestown Township resident, growing up here and attending school at Kutz Elementary, Lenape Middle School and CB West High School. He attended college at Penn State University. Dan was a Boy Scout with Troop 71 where he earned his Eagle award. Drawing on his love of the outdoors, he is an avid cyclist and backpacker and loves to make use of the bike and hike trails in our township and the surrounding area. Prior to becoming a supervisor, Dan was a member of the Public Water and Sewer Advisory Committee and the Environmental Advisory Council. He also enjoys volunteering in the Township’s Native Plant Garden in Central Park. Dan lives with his wife Jenna and son Connor here in Doylestown.
Nancy and her husband Michael moved to Doylestown in 1994 and have raised their three sons who have all attended the Central Bucks School District. Nancy brings a range of work experience. She is the School and Community Outreach Director for CB Cares Educational Foundation and also works as an Admissions Advisor for the Wharton School of Business for the last 10 years. Before her children, she spent nine years in human resources working in compensation, labor negotiations and benefits for both Princeton University and the Vanguard Group in Malvern. Nancy has been deeply woven in the community by volunteering in the schools, teaching CCD, and serving as president for the CB West Parent Lacrosse team and a parent ambassador for Penn State. Her desire to serve as supervisor is a natural extension of the outreach she has in the community and the school district. She can be found cheering on her sons, nieces and nephews at West sporting events and at the dog park with her Great Dane, Lucia.
Newly Adopted Ordinances
Recently adopted ordinances and can be viewed by clicking here.
All ordinances can be viewed in the Doylestown Township Code.