Meet The Team

Borough Council Members are elected "at large" and represent the entire Borough. Council members are elected to a four year term. Use the links below to access council documents:

Kathy Bloss

Council President

 

PHONE:  717-564-7605

Term expires Jan. 2020

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Councillor Bloss was elected to Borough council in 2016 and is a long time resident of Paxtang, having lived in the Borough for over 35 years. She and her husband Robin are parents of three grown sons. Bloss has been in the banking industry her entire professional career that spans nearly 23 years. 

 

 

PHONE: 717-379-2530

Term expires Jan. 2020

Chris Spackman

Council Vice President

Chair: Property and Recreation

Councillor Spackman began his term on the Paxtang Borough Council in 2016. Prior to being elected to Council, he served as an appointed Auditor of Paxtang. Currently he is the Research Director at Maverick Strategies, a government affairs agency located in Harrisburg. 

 

Chris graduated from Central Dauphin East High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from 

Elizabethtown College majoring in Political Science and Sociology/Anthropology. He earned his Eagle Scout award from Troop 301 and has lived in Paxtang since 1993.

Jack Thomas

Council President Pro-Tem

Chair: Health and Sanitation

 

PHONE: 717-558-0063

Term expires Jan. 2022

Councillor Thomas, along with his wife and two children have lived in Paxtang for 15 years.  In addition to running his own business, Jack is involved in the Paxtang Lions Club and coaches for the Swatara Paxtang Softball Association.

 

PHONE: 717-307-1174

Term expires Jan. 2020

Thomas Wingert

 

Chair: Highway Committee

Councillor Wingert has lived in the Borough for 26 years. He served 2 terms on Borough Council in the late 90's through early 2000, when he resigned to pursue a career as a USA Ice Hockey Coach. Wingert Earned a Master Level Coaching degree in 2000.

 

Tom retired from Verizon, after 35 years in telecommunications, and USA Ice Hockey to enjoy family and home cooking. Since then he has picked up his camera and is enjoying his love for photography. He is glad to be back to serve the community of Paxtang...... Our home!!!

David Gui
Chair: Public Safety
Thomas Wingert

 

Chair: Highway Committee

    PHONE: 717-558-8763

    Term expires Jan. 2022

Councillor Gui has resided in Paxtang with his wife, Faith since 1996.   He has served in the PA Army National Guard as an Active Duty Guard Reserve soldier, retiring in 2010 with 38 years of military service.  He is currently employed as a Department Service Officer with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) assisting veterans and their families navigate through the VA benefit system. He is an active member of the Masonic fraternity.  He is a graduate of John Harris High School and Elizabethtown College

 

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Term expires Jan. 2020

Bonnie Pugliese

 

Chair: Public Relations Committee 

Bonnie has lived in Paxtang since 2006 with her husband and two daughters.  She is employed by The Hershey Company as Associate Manager in the Consumer Promotions department.   A graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School and Penn State University, Bonnie has called Harrisburg home for most of her life.  

 

Bonnie loves the small town feel of Paxtang and happily works to coordinate the Independence Day Parade as well as Memorial Day/July 4 flags and Christmas Eve luminaries on Paxtang Avenue.   

Joshua Eisner
Chair: Administration Committee

 

PHONE: 717-579-8691 

Term expires Jan. 2022

Josh joined Paxtang Borough Council in 2018 and has been a resident of the Borough since 2016. Currently, he is a government affairs professional for Penn State Health.

 

Josh is a two-time graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in Economics. He is also a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School and a life-long resident of Harrisburg. 

PAXTANG BOROUGH COUNCIL

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2019

 

 Administration

Joshua Eisner, Chair

Chris Spackman

Tom Wingert

 

Highway

Tom Wingert, Chair

David Gui

Jack Thomas

 

Property and Recreation

Chris Spackman, Chair

Bonnie Pugliese

David Gui

 

Public Relations

Bonnie Pugliese, Chair

Jack Thomas

Joshua Eisner

 

Public Safety

David Gui, Chair

Chris Spackman

Tom Wingert

 

Health and Sanitation

Jack Thomas, Chair

Bonnie Pugliese

Joshua Eisner