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.  

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.  

Brian Kepes

Trustee Brian KepesBrian Kepes was unanimously appointed to the Board of Trustees in March, 2009 and elected by the voters of Bloomfield Township in November 2010. He was reelected in 2012. He was a Member and Chaired both The Bloomfield Township Tax Board of Review, since 1994, and The Zoning Board of Appeals, since 1995. A Michigan State University graduate, he majored in Accounting and earned his Certified Public Accounting designation while employed at PriceWaterhouse. In 1989, he founded and is currently President of SRK Realty Company, Inc. and SRK Management Company, Inc. which specializes in the ownership, management, brokerage and development of commercial properties throughout Michigan.

He has demonstrated long-term active leadership roles in a number of community organizations, including Bloomfield Township based Fresh Air Society/Tamarack Camps and The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. He is a member of The International Council of Shopping Centers, The Hundred Club of Detroit, and The Michigan State University President's Club.

He and his wife, Fern, are the proud parents of a daughter and a son and a Bloomfield-licensed canine, Lucille.

Corinne Khederian

Corinne KhederianCorinne Khederian was appointed by a unanimous vote to the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees in September 2011 to fill a vacancy created when Trustee Leo Savoie was appointed Township Supervisor. Prior to this, Corinne served as a member and Chair of the Township’s Zoning Board of Appeals since 2003. She first became an active member of the Township community when she actively campaigned for the safety millage in 2002.

Corinne is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton with a major in political science and a minor in communications. She also graduated from Syracuse University College of Law and has practiced law in New Jersey and New York.

Corinne currently serves as Director of District Affairs for State Senator John Pappageorge and has done so since 2007. She is active in her community serving as room mother at her children’s schools, organizing efforts to assist troops overseas, chairing a national scholarship organization, co-chairing the Armenia Fest Committee for the state of Michigan, and serving as a Board member of the Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition.

In addition, she serves as a Precinct delegate for her area and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Oakland County Republican Party as well as having served as Vice Chair of the Party in 2008. Corinne is also President of the Birmingham Republican Women’s Club and serves as 1st Vice President of the Republican Women’s Federation of Michigan.

Corinne is married to Richard Khederian and they are the proud parents of a son and a daughter. They have been residents of Bloomfield Township since 1992.