PO Box 577
Bourneville, Ohio 45617

Twin Township Trustees

Bryan G. Bethel

Phone (home):  740-626-2640
Phone (cell):  740-253-0076
Phone (work):  740-634-2031
Email:  bryan.bethel@nutrien.com
Current term of office: January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2027

Mr. Bethel resides at 273 Jones Levee Road, Chillicothe, Ohio, with his wife, June. Their children are Wil, Corey, Kandis and Tiffany. Mr. and Mrs. Bethel have 8 grandchildren. Mr. Bethel is a lifetime resident of Twin/Paxton township and a graduate of Paint Valley High School.

 Public Service:

Veteran of United States Army, 5 years service.
16 years as 4-H Advisor
18 years as member of Ross County Fair Board “Calf Scramble” Committee
7 years as Ross County Fair Board Member
4 years as Little League Baseball coach
3 years as Little ‘Cats Football coach


Manager of a local Agriculture business, Crop Production Services, for the past 19 years, Mr. Bethel enjoys working with area farmers in serving their needs. He holds a state license in industrial vegetation which allows the township to legally spray roadways for brush and noxious weeds. Mr. Bethel also holds a CDL license and assists the township road employees in snow removal and other emergency situations.

James Michael Darbyshire (Mike)

Phone (home): 740-626-2194
Phone (cell):  740-703-2194
Email:  darbym@horizonview.net
Current term of office: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025.
Education:  Graduate of Paint Valley High School
Occupation: Retired Ohio Department of Transportation 37 years service, Ross County Administrator, Retired small business: Darby Excavating

Mr. Darbyshire resides at 11560 Taylor St. South Salem, Oh. (Bourneville) with his wife Sara. They have 3 children Saudji Darbyshire, Brett Purdum, and Aimee Bowdle. 10 grand children and 1 great grand child.

Public Service and Personal Information:

Twin Township Trustee Since 2002 16 years current term ends December 31, 2021
Paint Valley Board of Education: 1994 - 1998


Bourneville Christian Union Church since 2000
Served as 1st elder 6 years


2nd Elder
Sunday School Superintendent
Church Trustee
Sunday School Teacher
Song Leader

Michael W. Whitt (Mike)

Phone (home):  740-626-2241
Phone (cell):  740-701-9358
Email: mwhitt926@gmail.com
Elected as Trustee November, 2009, Mike took office January 1, 2010.
Current term of office: January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025.
Occupation:  barber (retired)
Education:  graduate of Paint Valley High School
Graduate of Ohio State Barber College on G.I. Bill

Public Service 

United States Air Force (1968-1972); Vietnam (Dec. 1969 –Dec. 1970)
Family:  wife Jonda, daughter and son-in-law Lorie and Kevin May, grandchildren Riley, Hannah and Jon
Member of Shady Glen Church where he has served as First Elder and Adult Sunday School teacher.  Also a member of several other civic and fraternal organizations.

Fiscal Officer:  Bill Jones

Phone (cell):  740-703-5920
Email: twinfiscaloffice@gmail.com

Has served as Fiscal Officer for Twin Township since April 1, 2004
Current term of office:  April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2024

Wife: Angie, two children Greg ( wife: Lisa) Jones, and Deanna (husband: John) Redfearn and four granddaughters: Savannah and Lauren Redfearn and Emma and Anna Jones.


Graduate of Paint Valley High School
Graduate of Lipscomb University, Bachelor of Arts Degree
Graduate of Xavier University, Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling
Occupation:  retired in 2003 after 33 years as school teacher and guidance counselor/supervisor

Public Service: 

Served 8 years as member of Paint Valley Local School District Board of Education: 1994-2001
Served as member of state of Ohio Department of Education Guidance Advisory Committee
Member of several local fraternal and civic organizations

Twin Township News

December 11, 2023 Meeting Minutes
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November 13, 2023 Meeting Minutes
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September 11, 2023 Meeting Minutes
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July 24, 2023 Meeting Minutes
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July 10, 2023 Meeting Minutes
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