|Name||Michael G. Fitzpatrick|
|Address||81 Silverspruce Road |
Levittown, Pennsylvania 19056, United States
|| June 28, 1963
Aug 26, 2011 11:11pm
Caucasian - Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Married - Cancer - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
|Info||Michael G. Fitzpatrick, 39, has been a member of the Board of Commissioners since January 1995. He served as Chairman of the Board in 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002 and 2003. |
Daily, Commissioner Fitzpatrick attends to the governance needs of the citizens of Bucks County and has direct responsibility for the adoption and administration of the county budget of $365,000,000.00 and a workforce of 2,600 employees. The present Board of County Commissioners has taken an aggressive approach to the preservation of open space and natural areas of Bucks County and has, through a direct commissioner initiative, preserved in excess of 7,500 acres of prime Bucks County open space since 1997. The present administration has made significant improvements to the emergency management system, including the enhancement of the 9-1-1 system, the construction of a new state-of-the-art emergency operating center, and taking a leadership role in the five-county anti-terrorism task force.
A graduate of Bishop Egan High School in Lower Bucks County, he was awarded an Honors Degree (B.A. 1985) from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida and a Law Degree (Juris Doctor 1988) from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. Commissioner Fitzpatrick is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. He is Special Counsel at the Philadelphia law firm of Saul Ewing LLP.
Commissioner Fitzpatrick is an active member of his community. He is the immediate Past President of the Bucks County Council, Boy Scouts of America and a member of many charitable, civic and business organizations including the Temple Lower Bucks Hospital Board of Directors, the Conwell-Egan Catholic Board of Advisors, the Knights of Columbus, the Levittown Bristol Kiwanis Club, the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Brehon Law Society.
Mike and his wife Kathleen have six children and reside in Middletown Township.
National Catholic Education Assoc Distinguished Graduate 1997
National Image, Inc. Leadership Award 1997
Greenspace Alliance Award of Excellence 1999
American Red Cross Citizen of the Year 2000
Chapel of the Four Chaplains 2001
A Womans Place M.J. Kirkpatrick Award for Leadership 2001
Latino Leadership Alliance - Leaders Recognition 2001
Bucks County Council, B.S.A. Distinguished Scouter 2002
Bucks County T.M.A. Partnership Award 2002
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Friendship Award 2002
Habitat for Humanity Leadership Award 2003
Conwell-Egan Catholic Wall of Fame 2003