134 South Main Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Borough Council Members

Daniel R. Chiavaroli - Council President

Dan Chiavaroli represents the Third Ward. He was first elected to Council in 1984 and has served his constituents consecutively for the past thirty years. An Air Force veteran and a native of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, Chiavaroli is also President and Director of the Nazareth Ambulance Corps and the Borough’s liaison to the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce. As President of Council, Chiavaroli presides at all Borough Meetings and Workshops and attends the eight Borough committee meetings held each month. Dan is a retired NCR manager and he and wife Gayle have two sons, Dan Jr. and David.

Council President
Dan Chiavaroli
231 S. Whitfield Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Larry U. Stoudt - Council Vice President
Chairman - Finance Committee

Larry Stoudt represents the Borough’s Second Ward and was first appointed to Council in June of 1975. After being elected in 1978, Stoudt left Council briefly only to be appointed again in August of 1983. He has served consecutively since that time. Stoudt was elected Vice President in 1998 and has held that position since that time. Over his public service career, Stoudt has chaired the Police Committee and the Public Property Committee, is a member of the Nazareth Ambulance Board and the Police Pension Board and currently heads the Borough’s Finance Committee. Larry is a U.S. Army veteran, a forty plus year volunteer fireman, has served with the Nazareth Special Fire Police for more than forty years before retiring from that service. Larry lives on East Center Street.

Vice President/Councilman
Larry U. Stoudt
120 E. Center Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Lance E. Colondo - Mayor
Directs Nazareth Police Department

Lance Colondo was appointed to Council in February of 2014 to serve a two year term and was elected to Council in 2016 for another two year term. Colondo has long been active with the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce where he served as President prior to his seeking the office of Mayor. He sought appointment to the Mayor’s seat in May of 2013 following the resignation of Fred Daugherty Jr. Colondo has served as the Borough’s liaison to the Nazareth Area Council of Governments and to the Nazareth Economic Development Commission in addition to his former duties as Fire Committee Chairman and Law Chairman. Colondo now resides in the Borough’s Third Ward. He is employed by Unity Bank, Bethlehem PA.

Lance E. Colondo
334 Madison Avenue
Nazareth, PA 18064

Carl A. Fischl - Councilman

Retired teacher Carl Fischl ran a successful write-in campaign to get on the ballot then later won his first term as a Second Ward Councilman in 2012. He was again re-elected to represent the Second Ward in 2016. Fischl’s career included many years as a head football coach at the central Pennsylvania high school where he taught. Carl has led the Fire Committee for the past two years and has recently been named the Chairman of the Borough’s Police Committee. He has served on several of the Borough’s Hiring groups and is currently on the Police Pension Board. He and wife Barbara are also active with the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity.

Carl A. Fischl
135 S. Main Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Jessica G. Teel - Councilwoman
Chairperson Fire

Jessica Teel was appointed to Council in October of 2016 to replace Councilman John Samus who was appointed Mayor. Teel was appointed over three other candidates who had filed for the position. She was immediately installed as Fire Committee Chairperson and assisted with some of Council's complex Technology situations. Ms. Teel was elected to a four year term in 2018.

Jessica Teel
41 S. Pine Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Carl R. Strye Jr. - Councilman
Chairman - Public Works Department

Carl Strye has spent most of his life in public service. Strye was appointed Mayor in May of 2013 having already announced his candidacy for a Third Ward Council post and also filing for a spot on the Primary Ballot as Mayor, then was a clear cut winner of both seats in November. Strye served as the Borough's Mayor for three years. Following in his father’s footsteps, Carl Jr. has been a volunteer fireman for thirty nine years and was President of the Vigilance Hose Fire Company for twenty nine years. Strye was the "Voice" of Nazareth Football and Girls Basketball as game day announcer from 1990 until 2015 and was chairman and organizer of the Halloween Parade from 1987 to 2012. Strye also became active with the current Pool Initiative and is on the Nazareth Ambulance Board. He also serves on the Borough's Nazareth Day Commission. Strye lives on Seip Avenue, is employed by Washtec Incorporated and has two daughters and two granddaughters.

Carl R. Strye Jr.
703 Seip Avenue
Nazareth, PA 18064

Michael J. Kopach - Councilman
Chairman - Law Committee

First elected in the year 2000, Michael Kopach is now in his fourth term as First Ward Councilman. Throughout most of his years on Council, Kopach has served as Public Works Chairman. Kopach, however, has also led the Fire Committee and the Finance Committee and has served on the Police and Ecology Committees. A lifelong Nazareth resident, Mike is a retired Lone Star Cement employee and a Nazareth High School graduate. Mike and wife Deb have a son and a daughter.

Michael J. Kopach
202 Woodside Avenue
Nazareth, PA 18064

Frank S. Maurek - Councilman
Chairman-Public Property

Frank Maurek was first elected to Council in 1976 serving one term and was later appointed to Council on May 2, 1983. Soon after his appointment to Council he resigned to serve for a short time as Borough Tax Collector filing an unexpired term. Maurek returned to Council in 2008 and was again reelected in 2012. Maurek was re-elected in 2016 for an additional four year term. Frank is a retired Lafayette College employee and also is a licensed realtor. He has served as Public Property Chairman and for a time as Ecology Chairman while also serving on the Borough’s Public Works and Finance Committees. Frank’s family includes two sons and two daughters.

Frank Maurek
122 N. Forest Drive
Nazareth, PA 18064

Charles A. Donello - Councilman
Chairman-Environmental Steering Committee

Charles Donello was first elected to Council in 2008 to serve a two year term and followed that by being elected to his first full four year term in 2010. Donello was re-elected in 2014 and 2018 for additional four year terms. Donello is a Mack Truck retiree and is still a District XI wrestling official. Over his years on Council, he has primarily served as Chairman of the Environmental Steering Committee and served a one year stint as head of our Public Works Committee. Donello also is the Borough’s liaison to the Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority and has led the Borough’s Shade Tree Commission and tree planting and tree maintenance efforts throughout the Borough. Charles and wife Georgette have a son and a daughter.

Charles A. Donello
317 S. Whitfield Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

Christopher D. Crook - Councilman

Christopher Crook was elected to Council in 2018 having served previously on the Borough's Library Board where he remains an active contributor. Crook's grandmother Evelyn Huth was Council's first female Councilperson and his father, Darrell Crook also was a Councilman from 1980 till 1984. Christopher is employed by PPL and will lead Council's Technology Committee while serving as liaison to the Nazareth Economic Development Commission and the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Christopher D. Crook
212 N. Church Street
Nazareth, PA 18064

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