Township Manager's Office

Administration Offices


The Township Manager oversees day to day operations and provides support to the Board of Supervisors.

The creation of a manager’s position in a community combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a Board of Supervisors with the strong managerial experience of an appointed local government manager. The Township Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township.

The role of the Township Manager is to:

  • Provide professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by Township Board of Supervisors
  • Develop and recommend alternative solutions to community issues for the Board’s consideration
  • Plan and develop new programs to meet future needs of the Township
  • Prepare the annual budget
  • Foster community pride in Township government through unparalleled customer service


With the assistance of the Management Team, the Township Manager is responsible for supervising all Township Staff and Departments, including Budget & Finance, Community Development, Police, Public Works, and Recreation. The Township's organizational chart shows the structure of the local government. 

The members of the Management Team are listed below:

  • J.R. Mangan, Township Manager
  • Andrew Hartwell, AICP, Assistant Township Manager
  • Donald J. Cokus, Jr., Chief of Police/Director, Public Safety
  • Patrick Felton, Director, Public Works
  • Darlene Hildebrand, Director, Recreation
  • Steve Fox, Assistant Director, Recreation
  1. J.R. Mangan

    Township Manager
    Phone: 724-693-3118

  2. Andrew Hartwell, AICP

    Assistant Township Manager
    Phone: 724-693-3080

  3. Marlyn Jordan

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 724-693-3118

  4. Township Manager's Office

    Physical Address
    400 North Branch Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071


    Mailing Address
    400 North Branch Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071

    Phone: 412-788-4888
    Fax: 724-693-8132