About Us

Board of Trustees

Shannon Hartkemeyer  AIS, ACS

Shannon Hartkemeyer  AIS, ACS

Contact Information
Address:     4250 Bennett Drive   
Contact:   hartkemeyers@fairfieldtwp.org

Education:  
B.S. Industrial Engineering Technology, University of Dayton;  M.A. Organizational Management, University of Phoenix.

Family: 
Married 15+ years to Jason Hartkemeyer; children, Nathan, Stephanie 'Daisy', Alexandra Skye, and Madelyn.

Experience/qualifications:  
For over 20 years Mrs. Hartkemeyer worked in the private sector as an industrial engineer in manufacturing, insurance, and telecommunications. The majority of her work experience revolved around assessing and then improving various processes through continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean Kaizen.  In addition, she possesses skills and experience in the following:  Continuous Improvement/Kaizen/Lean Implementation, Business Process Improvement, Organizational Transformation, Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Training and Development, Performance Measurement, Facilities Management, Financial Analysis, Employee Development, Human Resources, and Team-based Process Improvement Initiatives.

Main concerns for Township:  
Fiscal responsibility; Open, honest, efficient government; Community development.

Susan Berding

Susan Berding

Contact Information
Address:     4175 Millikin Road
Contact:   sberding@fairfieldtwp.org

Education:  
B.A. Economics, State University of New York at Geneseo, John Wiley Jones School of Business 

Family:  
Married to Michael; Children: Sarah, Abby, Cole and Erik; Son-in-law: Adam; Granddaughters: Lily and Molly

Experience/qualifications:  
Mrs. Berding is a Quality Assurance Manager at Procter & Gamble, with nearly 20 years of experience in forecasting, budgeting, logistics and personnel management.  She is also the Personnel Committee Chairman and an Elder at her church.  Mrs. Berding has served on the Fairfield Township Youth Basketball League Board of Directors for 10 years and has a passion for serving the needs of Fairfield Township youth and families.

Main concerns for Township:  
Safety, quality of life, transparency and fiscal responsibility 

Joseph McAbee

Joseph McAbee

Contact Information
Address:     7904 Jessie's Landing
Contact:   joemcabeesr@gmail.com

Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC.

Master’s Degree in Education, Miami University, Oxford, Oh.

Family:  

Married to Susan Walsh McAbee. Three children, Rachel (Chad) Stanfield, Laura (Scott) Lieffers and Joe (Lauren) McAbee, Jr.  Four grandchildren: Madison, Emma, Charlotte and Lucy. 

Experience/qualifications:  

Fairfield Township Trustee, elected 1996 to 2007; current term 2015 to present. Responsible for all township government services, including set public policy. 8 years as President of the board. Hired and trained three administrators, served 2 years on the planning commission. Coordinated rewrite of current Fairfield Township zoning resolution. Experienced with Joint Economic Development Districts, TIFs, RIDS, grant applications, and operation of township government.

Past board member of Great Miami Valley Y.M.C.A

Founder Fairfield Township Youth Basketball

Current Butler County Transportation Improvement District Board member.

 

Main concerns for Township:  

Promote a healthy community where families can thrive with recreational activities, strong local schools and the best police and fire departments available.  Achieve financial responsibility through economic development with a pro-business atmosphere to lessen taxpayer burden.