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Supervisors Appoint Second Women Chair in Township History

Kimberly Rose is the new chair of the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors.

Kimberly Rose was appointed chairwomen of the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors during a reorganization meeting Monday.

Rose is the second woman to lead the governing body in its 291-year history, former chair Frank Rothermel noted.

Rose is a chiropractor and teacher of "Seniorcize" Northampton Senior Center, according to a bio posted in 2011 on Patch.

She has lived in the township more than 20 years. Prior to being appointed as chairwoman, Rose served as board treasurer.

During the reorganization meeting, Jim Cunningham was selected to remain as vice chairman. Eileen Silver will continue as secretary and former chair Rothermel will now be treasurer. 

MakeItStop January 10, 2013 at 07:26 PM
Ms Rose appears to be a nice lady but horribly cast as a chairwoman of the Northampton supervisors. Throughout her current tenure she has offered up no insights, ideas, meeting discussions or policies other than to agree with the past chair. I wish her well but if the past is our guide Mr Rothermel will continue to be the voice piece for the majority. It’s ashamed….

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