Chester County Commissioners

The three-member Board of Commissioners constitutes the chief governing body of the county.  Elected every four years, the commissioners are responsible for policy making, fiscal management, and the administration of county affairs. The board is made of of 2 members of the majority party with 1 minority member. Ex: Currently Farrell and Kichline are the Republican majority members. Cozzone is the minority party member. There will always be minority party member.

Commissioners’ Overview

The three-member Board of Commissioners constitutes the chief governing body of the County. The Board, together with its executive staff, manages a large and diverse organization whose mission is to provide quality government services in an efficient, cost effective manner. Elected every four years, the Commissioners are responsible for policy-making, fiscal management and the administration of county affairs.

The Commissioners serve on the Salary, Prison, Retirement, and Election Boards as well as a variety of other boards affiliated with county departments. They appoint members of county authorities, boards and commissions, such as the Solid Waste Authority, the Industrial Development Authority and the Airport Authority.

The Commissioners create and appoint constituency-based groups that provide guidance in tackling issues of great impact and concern to taxpayers. Such groups include the 911 Task Force, the Open Space Task Force and the Task Force on Tax Reform.

CC Commissioners website here


Chester County commissioners are paid an annual salary of $80,702, according to the county. 
Dec 9, 2014

This year the people have an opportunity to change the look of the board. There are currently 4 announced Democratic candidates.

Current board:

Commissioner Farrell has been on the board since 2008.

Commissioner Kichline has been on the board since 2014.

Democratic Candidates:

Marian Moskowitz
Josh Maxwell

Republican Candidates:

Terence Farrell- 10 year Incumbent
Michelle Kichline – 4 year Incumbent

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