Elected Officials

 

The elected positions are part-time; trustees and fiscal officer are available by appointment.  Please call the Administration Office at 513.385.7500 to leave a message if you would like to speak with one of them.

Dan Unger

Dan Unger
Trustee: President
First Elected: November 2017
Term Expires: December 2021

I was elected to the Colerain Township Board of Trustees in November 2017. I have been married to Jeanne for 27 years and we have two children. Our daughter graduated from the University of Cincinnati and teaches 7th grade math and science and our son is a computer and electrical engineering major at The Ohio State University where he is also a member of the OSUMB. I have always appreciated the animating contest of the marketplace throughout my career in small business, where you can see the results of your efforts every day. I enjoy working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and consider myself fortunate to do something that I truly enjoy. My civic involvement includes 11 years of volunteer service on the Hamilton County Tax Levy Review Committee and two elected terms as a board member on the Northwest Local School District Board of Education. (2008-2015) I have been involved with the Boy Scouts of America all of my life and have been a leader for St. James White Oak Cub Scout Pack 24 /  Boy Scout Troop 24 since 2001.  My pre-school teacher wife and I are active members of St. James Parish and are involved with various ministries at church.

Please feel free to contact me anytime on my cell phone at 513 404 3057, although it is best to call after 5pm or anytime on weekends. I can be reached via email at dunger@colerain.org

I appreciate the opportunity that you have given me to serve the township.

Raj Rajagopal

Raj Rajagopal
Trustee: Vice President
First Elected: November 2017
Term Expires: December 2021

Raj Rajagopal was elected to the board of Trustees in Nov 2017. He is dedicated to serving the Township and strengthening the community.

His educational background includes a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, from the University of Cincinnati, A Master of Arts from Cincinnati Christian University. He attended the Harvard Kennedy School and obtained a diploma in the Executive Education Program specializing in Creating Collaborative Solutions and Innovation in Governance. He has also completed Executive Excellence Program and several advanced management programs at the National Institute of Correction, US Department of Justice at Aurora Colorado.

Raj currently works as a Director of Programs for Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. From 2001- 2017 he was employed as the Chief of Community Relations for Hamilton County Probation Department Prior to that he worked as a Deputy Sherriff for Hamilton County (10 1/2 years).  Raj is also a business owner in Colerain Township.

Raj is a graduate of Leadership class of Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Board of the Cincinnati Hospital Commission. He was a recipient of the Hamilton County Employee of the Year for Leadership in 2013. He is also involved in many community service organizations (Past Lt. Governor for Kiwanis club, and member of Rotary club).

Raj has been married to Ryna for 30 years and they are proud parents of four children, three daughters and one son. They are members of St. Ignatius Parish.

Raj believes his career, education and community experiences will help him serve our Township.  Contact Information      email    rrajagopal@colerain.org    Phone   (513)-923-5002

Greg Insco
Trustee
First Elected: November 2015
Term Expires: December 2019

Greg Insco, who was born, raised, and continues to be a lifelong resident of Colerain Township, was a Colerain Township Parks & Services Department employee for 17 years. During this time, he was also a landlord and sold real estate for Huff Realty.

Along with serving as a Colerain Township Trustee, Greg currently owns a dance studio in Northgate Mall. As an ordained minister, Greg has officiated over 40 weddings, and continues to do so at no charge, as a way of giving back. In his free time, Greg has filmed over 50 movies and TV shows.

Greg thrives on staying connected to the community to accurately reflect the residents’ wants and needs so he can improve the quality of life for everyone in Colerain Township. He believes good government needs input. To contact Greg, you can e-mail him at ginsco@colerain.org, call him at 513.923.5002, or send him standard mail to 4200 Springdale Road, Colerain Township, Ohio 45251.

Heather Harlow

Heather Harlow
Fiscal Officer
First Elected: November 2003
Term Expires: December 2019

Heather Harlow was elected Township Clerk in November 2003 and took office on April 1, 2004. An act of the Ohio Legislature in 2005 changed the position’s name to Fiscal Officer. She was elected to a second term in November of 2007, a third in 2011 and a fourth in 2015. She is truly excited about her position as Township Fiscal Officer and enjoys serving the people of Colerain Township.

The Township Fiscal Officer, one of four elected officials for the Township, is the chief fiscal officer and record keeper for the township. The Township Fiscal Officer is responsible for keeping a record of proceedings at public meetings, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, reporting to the state and county auditors, and fulfilling public records requests.

While in office, she has increased citizens’ access to public information through the township’s website, an e-mail notification system, her columns in the Northwest Press, and via sites such as Facebook. Heather has also revised the Township’s investment policy, to ensure that our public funds are safeguarded in this market. She has brought the public records policy into the digital age and fulfills requests electronically, where possible.

A Township resident since 1980, Heather is a graduate of both the Colerain Township Citizen Police Academy and the Citizen Fire Academy. She has served as the restaurant coordinator for the Taste of Colerain from 2007 to 2011, a position that combines two things very important to her – service to the community and great food! Heather is on the Advisory Committee for Butler Tech’s Construction Technology program, on the Northwest High School campus.

Heather is a small business owner, proudly serving as the third generation in her family’s business. Heather is a graduate of McAuley High School and holds a baccalaureate degree in English and Communication Arts from the College of Mount St. Joseph. She has also earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Northern Kentucky University. Heather and her husband, Michael, are members of St. James parish. Michael and Heather have two sons, John and James.

If you would like to contact Heather, e-mail her at hharlow@colerain.org or call 513.923.5006 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. To correspond with her through the mail, her office is located at 4200 Springdale Road, Colerain Township, Ohio 45251.

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