Trustees

The Township's four elected Trustees sit on the Township Board along with the three Township officers. Together, they act as the Township's major policy-making body as well as exercise legislative functions. As private citizens, the Trustees are committed to maintaining the desirability of their home community and enhancing its uniqueness.

They each have four-year terms which run through November, 2016.

Reach them by mail at: 4200 Telegraph Road, P.O. Box 489, Bloomfield Township, MI 48303-0489 or by phone at the Township offices at 248.433.7700.

David B. Buckley

Trustee David BuckleyDavid B. Buckley was appointed to the Board of Trustees in November, 2002. He was elected to the position in November, 2004 and reelected in 2008 and 2012. He previously served as an Oakland County Commissioner from 2000 – 2002. He has also held several leadership roles within the Oakland County Republican Party and served as a precinct delegate for 14 years. In prior Township service, he served on the Solid Waste Review committee and chaired the Citizens’ Committee to Preserve Police, Fire and EMS Services.

David holds a business degree from Michigan State University and is a sales executive for Sanofi-Aventis. He holds the professional designations of CLU, ChFC and RHU.

He enjoys serving his community in others ways, recently completing ten years on the Board of Directors for the American Diabetes Association, Michigan and three years on its Executive Committee. David currently serves as Board President of the Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan.

He and his wife, Jane, have two sons. David is a lifetime resident of Bloomfield Township.  

Email: dbuckley@bloomfieldtwp.org

 

Neal J. Barnett

Trustee BarnettNeal J. Barnett was appointed to the Board of Trustees in February 2004 to fill the vacancy created by the death of Jerry Tobias. He was elected to the position in November 2004 and reelected in 2008 and 2012. Neal was a member and vice-chair of the Bloomfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and is currently a member of the Planning Commission and the Election Commission. He represents the Township on the Executive Committee of the Bloomfield Youth Guidance Board and serves as its Chair. He also represents the Township in joint activities with Bloomfield Hills Schools. He also serves on the Gilbert Lake Board. Neal has served as President of the Oakland Hills Country Club Subdivision Association Board since 2000 and was a member of that Board for eight years. He grew up in Bloomfield Township and graduated from Groves High School. He has a law degree from Wayne State University Law School, a master's degree in clinical psychology from Oakland University and an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. He is Managing Partner in the law firm of Sills, Charboneau & Barnett, P.C. Neal and his wife have three children; twin daughters and a son.  

Email: nbarnett@bloomfieldtwp.org 

 

Michael Schostak

Photo and biographical information coming soon

Email: mschostak@bloomfieldtwp.org 

 

Dani Walsh

Photo and biographical information coming soon

Email: dwalsh@bloomfieldtwp.org