Autumn started her local government career as an intern at Doylestown Township in Bucks County. Soon after graduating from Delaware Valley University with a Master’s degree in Policy Studies, her work as an intern led to a full-time position as Special Projects Coordinator. After gaining some experience in the local government realm, Autumn looked to expand her set of responsibilities and take the next step in her career. Through the subsequent search, she found the Assistant Manager position at Tobyhanna Township. The quick pace and progressive thinking of the Board and Administration proved to be a positive match and Autumn joined the team in July of 2017.

Autumn is an avid steward of the environment and she looks forward to enjoying the natural beauty of the area and plans to take advantage of the eco-recreation NEPA has to offer. Her goal as Assistant Manager is to assist in shepherding the smart growth plans of the Township to ensure a cohesive relationship between environmental needs and economic development. While a transplant to the Northeast region, Autumn holds a deep respect for the culture, land, and community.

Bob McHale is a professional civil engineer and native to NEPA with an aspiration to see land development projects come to fruition and who views continuing education as a part of everyday life. From 1983 through 1994, Bob was involved in the planning, design, permitting, and construction of over 250 Wal-Mart Stores, Sam’s Clubs, Supercenters, and Distribution Centers. Upon relocating back to NEPA in 1994, he continued in commercial land development completing many LD projects for Wal-Mart and Sunoco in PA, NY, NH, OH, WV & MD. As the current municipal engineer for Tobyhanna Township, Bob serves in residential and commercial land development through municipal code compliance while assisting land owners and developers in the permitting/approval processes.

University of Arkansas (BSCE) 1983; American Society of Civil Engineers
Professional engineering registration: Pennsylvania/Arkansas

Dave is Supervisor of Operations for the Department of Public Works. Originally from Philadelphia, Dave moved into the area and became a permanent resident in 2001. His work history includes owning and operating a landscaping company, being a truck and heavy equipment mechanic, and being a shop manager. He’s worked for the township for almost 13 years, and finds the work environment supportive and encouraging. Out of the office, you can find Dave exploring the outdoors with Linda, his best friend and wife of 35 years.
Barbara is the Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer for Tobyhanna Township. Born in Kittery, ME, Barbara ventured around the world as an Airforce brat before settling in Pocono Lake in 1981. She is committed to ensuring the quality of life for all residents of the township and has an open door policy. When not at work, Barbara loves kayaking and hiking and playing with her grandchildren. She has two children, three grandchildren, a dog, a cat, and a parrot.
Doug is the new Fiscal Specialist for Tobyhanna Township, joining the team in June 2019. With an MBA in Business Management and a BS in Accounting, both from Bloomsburg University, he brings almost 20 years of government finance experience with him. He has served as City Treasurer and Director of Finance for the City of Scranton, Business Manager/Controller for Coolbaugh Township, and the Director of Grants & Finance for the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS). Mr. Hein has managed $60 million budgets and created, managed, and reported on federal and state grants from $100,000 to $12 million. He believes in open and honest communication with his coworkers, peers, and the public at large. In his free time, Doug enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and working around his yard.
Margie is Administrative Secretary, Open Records Officer and Notary for the Township. Since starting for the township in 2000, Margie has always taken pride in assisting the township’s residents, and loves training new staff members. Margie is married to the love of her life, Mark, and loves spending time with her two children and their families.
Julia is the Community Engagement Coordinator for the township. After graduating from Gettysburg College, she joined the team in June of 2017 as an Office Assistant. In the new role of CEC, Julia is in charge of community and media relations, event coordination, webmastering, and whatever else lands on her desk. Outside the office, Julia loves kayaking, gardening, and hanging out with her far too many cats.
Crystal is the Sewer Secretary for Tobyhanna Township. After serving in the Marine Corps as an Air Traffic Controller, she graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a bachelor’s in Business Technology Management. In addition to her role at the township, she is a bookkeeper and business consultant for small businesses in the area. When not in the office, Crystal enjoys playing poker, making jewelry, blogging, and spoiling her two pets, Fred and Jet.
Matthew is an Office Assistant for the township. Currently enrolled in East Stroudsburg University and pursuing a major in Mathematics, he joined the team in July 2018. Matthew assists residents in any way he can, and supports other departments as needed. Out of the office, Matthew has a passion for combinatorics, linguistics, and foreign policy, and loves spoiling his three cats, Oliver, Gypsy, and Evita.
Janice is the township’s Fiscal Assistant. She is a lifelong resident of Monroe County and graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Janice has worked in the accounting field both for a CPA firm and various local government organizations. Janice loves the outdoors in all its forms, but walking, biking, and gardening are her favorites. She is married with two children, volunteers at her church and has also been a volunteer Medicare counselor. Janice retired from her position in June.