Township Administration

The Township Administrator oversees the day-to-day administration of township services and receives direction from Washington Township's elected officials.

Jesse Lightle assumed responsibilities as Washington Township’s third administrator in February 2008. She came to the township in 2006 as deputy administrator and, in that capacity, was involved in all aspects of township operations, with specific responsibility for the Fire, Recreation and Development Services departments.

Prior to joining Washington Township, Lightle served as assistant city manager for the City of Clayton where she was responsible for budget preparation, human resources, economic development and communications. She also has worked as assistant to the city manager for the City of Centerville, community project coordinator for the Wright State University Center for Urban and Public Affairs, and as an adjunct professor in the WSU Master of Public Administration Program.

Lightle has lived in Centerville/Washington Township since 2002.
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