Local resident Michelle Held was sworn in as the newest member of the Northampton, Bucks County, Municipal Authority last week.
Held was sworn in Wednesday by Judge William Benz during a Municipal Authority board meeting.
Held was appointed by the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors in January. Held has a Chemical Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and lives in Holland with her three children.
The Municipal Authority aims to provide a dependable source of safe water for township residents. The Municipal Authority board is made up of five township residents appointed by the Board of Supervisors.