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Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW, Chair 

Commissioner Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSWDiane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW, first elected in November 2007, began her fourth term on the Board of Commissioners in January 2020. A lifelong resident of Bucks County, she was raised in Lower Makefield, and now resides in Middletown Township, where she served her community on both the Neshaminy School Board and the Middletown Township Board of Supervisors. 

Commissioner Marseglia, a clinical social worker, worked with children and families in Bucks County for over two decades and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to County government where human services are a primary function. With a reputation for demanding responsible government spending, Commissioner Marseglia has advocated for greater transparency and ethics.  Commissioner Marseglia accepts the responsibility for researching and vetting all county actions, and actively advocates for improvement or changes to policies and programs that are ineffective or inefficient to residents. 

Commissioner Marseglia and others break ground on the new turnpike extension to I 95 in Lower Bucks County
Commissioner Marseglia at the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Red Ball with her daughter Katelyn

Commissioner Marseglia is the county representative to the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Bucks County Emergency Health Council, and the Local Emergency Planning Commission. She also teaches at Bucks County Community College. 

During her tenure, Commissioner Marseglia has championed programs including Code Blue, specialty courts, and Crisis Intervention Training. She has promoted dredging of the Delaware River at the KIPC Port, improved response to mental health and substance abuse issues in the prison, led the county in developing a response to feral cats, and worked closely to create the Hoarding Task Force and Suicide Task Force.   

Commissioner Marseglia holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, (Sociology, Criminal Justice), and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the mother of two children, Rebecca (deceased) and Katelyn.

Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW, Chair
County of Bucks, Office of Commissioners 
55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 
Email: CommEllisMarseglia@buckscounty.org
Phone: 215-348-6425