Frank Birkenhauer was recently appointed as the Township Administrator for Green Township. Frank grew up in Northern Kentucky and attended Northern Kentucky University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in 1992, followed by a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 1995. He is married to Lee Ann and has two children Alanna and Cole who both attend St. Ignatius of Loyola School. Frank and his wife Lee Ann have lived on the west side for over 20 years.
Prior to joining Green Township Frank served over 21 years as the Assistant Township Administrator in neighboring Colerain Township, Ohio.
In his tenure in Colerain Township Frank worked on many different projects ranging from business recruitment, retention, neighborhood revitalization, parks, and natural hazard mitigation. Mr. Birkenhauer developed one of the first ever all Natural Hazard Mitigation plans to reduce the risk of flooding and wind hazards in Colerain Township. Frank is a certified Assessor for Emergency Management and has reviewed mitigation plans in many states throughout the country as well as various US Territories such as American Samoa and Puerto Rico.
Frank is a past president of the Mill Creek Watershed Council, Northern Kentucky Alumni Board of Directors, and Western Economic Council. In addition he has been the recipient of the Individual Contributor Award by the American Society of Public Administration, former Top 40 Under 40 business person by the Cincinnati Business Courier and recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus by the Master of Public Administration Alumni Association.
As the Township Administrator Frank was given the charge by the Green Township Trustees to continue to provide first class services to residents, businesses and visitors of Green Township while keeping the tax base as one of the lowest in Southwest Ohio. Frank would like to see quality development continue in order to attract and retain families in Green Township.