Washington Township, like other townships throughout the state, has four elected officials: Three Trustees and a Fiscal Officer. Each official serves a four-year term of office and is elected by voters in both the unincorporated and the incorporated (City of Centerville) portions of Washington Township. The following elected officials represent the residents of Washington Township:
Joyce Young, a township resident for more than 45 years, is known for her community activism and leadership on many civic boards, including the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Human Race Theatre Board and Montgomery County Family and Children First Council. Joyce retired in 2009 as past chair of the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, a state-wide agency that partners with individuals who have disabilities. She is a recipient of the Legacy of Caring Award from the United Way of Dayton. A trustee since 1995, she serves as liaison to the Hithergreen Center Board. Joyce served as co-chair of the Create the Vision committee that helped write Centerville/Washington Township’s Community Plan. She has four daughters and four grandchildren.
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Dale Berry, a resident since 1973, was appointed to the board in January 2009 and elected in November 2009. He previously has served on the township’s Zoning Commission and assisted with volunteer projects for the Visual Improvement Program Committee. A Realtor and retired vocational coordinator with Kettering City Schools, Berry is a past president of the Dayton Area Board of Realtors and served as its representative to the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. He has been a member of the Dayton Fair Housing Center, the Legislative Steering Committee for the Ohio Association of Realtors, the Montgomery County Auditor’s forum on tax evaluations, and director of the National Association of Realtors. He has two children and three grandchildren.
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Scott Paulson was elected to the Board of Trustees in November of 2009. He has served on the Washington Township Zoning Commission and is an active community volunteer. A partner with Advanced Engineering Solutions, Inc., he serves as vice president of global operations for the firm and has overseen the company’s expansion into the Asian market. His community involvement includes service on the Associate Board of the Dayton Art Institute, volunteer activities with the March of Dimes, and membership on the boards of several local Rotary International clubs. Scott lives in Washington Township with his wife and three children.
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Tom Zobrist brings over 40 years of management experience to the Fiscal Officer post, which he has held since April 2004. As a former co-owner of Bell Optical Laboratory -- a family business with five labs in Ohio and surrounding states -- his responsibilities included cash flow management, computer systems, inventory, sales and marketing. He serves as president of the Montgomery County Township Association and is a member of the Montgomery County Emergency Response Council and Community Development Block Grant Committee. A township resident for more than 30 years, he co-chaired the implementation task force for the Create the Vision Community Plan. He and his wife, Patty, a Zoning Commission member, have two sons and four grandchildren.
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