The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners held its first meeting of the new year Jan. 6.
Larissa Bruder, executive secretary to the township mayor, led the oath of office for the newly elected board members. Randy Atiyeh, Philip J. Ginder, Charles G. Fisher and Jeffrey J. Warren were sworn in, while board veterans Joseph J. Marx Jr. and Thomas Slonaker observed.
Mayor Michael P. Harakal Jr. was also sworn in during the meeting.
Ginder was elected president of the board. Marx was elected vice president. Slonaker was re-elected secretary.