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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, and Service Department services.

Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly

Chair of the Board

Nick currently serves as Chair of the Board.  Nick took office on January 1, 2018. He lives in the Stillmeadow area of Pierce Township with his wife, Laura, son, Owen and daughter, Claire. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Northern Kentucky University and has worked in operations management in a leadership position for a Fortune 500 company. Involved in small business from an early age, Nick currently operates a family business.

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Allen Freeman

Allen Freeman

Vice Chair

Allen took office as a trustee on January 1, 2016.  Allen has been a small business owner for nearly 10 years.  His consulting business has been responsible for developing successful financial and public relations strategies for a number of local governments and businesses. He has worked closely with the Banks Riverfront Development project in Cincinnati as well as the Brent Spence Bridge, Martin Luther King Interchange and now the Cincinnati Eastern Bypass.

He previously was District Representative to former Congressman Rob Portman, Political Director for the Hamilton County Republican Party, and Communications and Public Affairs Manager for the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments. He currently serves as Clermont County Representative for the SORTA Board of Trustees.

He lives with his two daughters and wife. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Cincinnati.

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Bonnie Batchler

Bonnie Batchler


Bonnie first took office as a trustee on January 1, 2000.  Bonnie is a thirty-eight-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.

Bonnie 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 and the Senior Service Housing Board.  Member of the Clermont County Law Enforcement Appreciation Selection Committee and a member of the Ohio Public Works Commission grant committee.  Bonnie has served the past seven years as President of the Clermont County Township Association.

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