About the Trustees


Pierce Township government services is run by a three person Board of Trustees and a Fiscal Officer, each elected by residents to staggered four-year terms. Pierce Township provides professional full-time Police, FireZoning, Development Facilitation and Service Department services.


bonnie_batchlerBonnie Batchler, Chairman of the Board

Mrs. Batchler currently serves as Chairman of the Board.  She first took office as a trustee on January 1, 2000, and is now in her third term.  Mrs. Batchler is a thirty-three year resident of the township and started volunteering here in 1981 when she became the EMS Chief of the Pierce Township Volunteer Fire Department for fourteen years.  In between her terms as a trustee, she also served on the Pierce Township Board of Zoning Appeals.

Mrs. Batchler retired as a Senior Credit Analyst from Senco Products after working there for thirty-six years.  In 2009 she graduated from the Clermont 20/20 Leadership Program.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Clermont County Community Services.

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AllenFreemanAllen Freeman, Vice Chair

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Bob-Pautke-300x300Bob Pautke, Member

He has served Pierce Township for over 13-years, including appointments to its Economic Development and Strategic Plan Committees. He is the founder of the Pierce 4th of July Children’s Parade, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014.

As a corporate leader he led teams serving customers in Australia, England and North America. His Leadership company now enables individuals to reach their greatest success, and to help organizations achieve their best results. He is a teacher of ethical, effective leadership and cultures of character. His philosophy is that there is profound greatness in every individual.

He facilitates the LEAD Clermont Community Leadership program; is President of the Job Search Focus Group (JSFG); serves on the Great Oaks Workforce Development Business Advisory Council, and is a Charter member of the Cincinnati Eastside Rotary Club. He founded and leads the “Purposeful Employment Network”.

As a U.S. Army veteran, Bob served in Vietnam.

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DebbieSchwey2Debbie Schwey, Fiscal Officer

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