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Our Candidates

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Township Supervisors (2 positions): 

Julianna Merback Burdo (6 year term)

Nathan Semmel (6 year term)

Township Auditors

Timothy Duffy (6 year term)

Francine  Durcan (2 year term)



Commissioners (2 positions)

Gene DiGirolamo

Pamela A. Van Blunk

Bucks County Court of Common Pleas

Matt Weintraub

Bucks County Treasurer

Sherry Bunch Labs 

Register of Wills 

Robyn M. Goodnoe

Clerk of Courts 

Jeff Hall Gale

Bucks County Coroner 

Charles R. Stockert



Nathan and his wife have been residents of Upper Makefield since 2009. For more than six years, Nathan has served on the Upper Makefield Township Investment Committee and is currently the Vice Chair; Artists of Yardley Board of Directors, Treasurer; and Your Executive Roundtable an economic empowerment organization. Nathan is a local CPA and earned his Master of Accountancy degree from Seton Hall University. He is Director of International Tax at his firm, focusing on U.S. persons with foreign assets. Other areas of expertise include retirement planning, startups and entrepreneurships, and tax services. Nathan is running for office because of his desire to serve and protect our community, and humbly asks for your vote in November’s General Election.


Supreme Court

Carolyn Carluccio

Superior Court

Maria Battista

Harry F. Smail Jr

​Commonwealth Court

Megan Martin


A proud resident of Upper Makefield Township, Julianna is a graduate of Temple University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Real Estate and Business Administration, and subsequently earned her law degree from Widener University School of Law.  She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has also been admitted pro hac vice to practice in New York and Illinois. Her law practice concentrates on civil litigation and trial work.  Julianna’s legal career began as a paralegal, where she developed a passion for fighting for injured individual’s rights to recover. Julianna is running for office because she has tremendous desire to devote her time, attention, and experience to protecting and serving our beautiful community, and respectfully asks for your vote this November.

UMT does not have any School Board seats up for election this year, but our children will be directly affected by the results of other Council Rock School Board elections. Here is information about our neighboring townships and their candidates, and an opportunity to contribute to their election. 

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