Meeting Schedule

The Board of Commissioners meet on the second Thursday of the month, 7:30 PM at the Upper Chichester Municipal Building. All meetings are OPEN to the public.

Michael Gaudiuso

President and 5th Ward Commissioner

  • (610) 842-3678
  • mgupperchitwp@aol.com

Commissioner Michael Gaudiuso is the chairman of Public Safety, License and Inspections, and the Historical Society. Michael has served as the President of the Board of Commissioner since 2014 and was 1st elected to the position of 5th Ward Commissioner of the Upper Chichester Township Board of Commissioners in 2012 and reelected in 2016.

Mike has been a longtime resident of the township and currently lives in the 5th Ward with his wife and son.
After graduating from the Christian Academy in Brookhaven, Michael attended Delaware County Community College and Temple University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Construction Engineering Technology. Read more >


Joseph Neary

Vice-President and 4th Ward Commissioner

  • (610) 316-1588
  • jwn428@aol.com

Commissioner Neary is the chairman of Administration and Finance, Grants, Open Space and Shade Tree. Joe was born in Southwest Philadelphia in 1950 and his family moved to Sharon Hill in 1954 where he and his seven siblings attended Holy Spirit School for their elementary education. Joe attended Saint Joseph’s Prep through his junior year of high school and finished his senior year at Monsignor Bonner in 1968. He attended West Chester University from 1968-1974, graduating in 1972 with an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education and in 1974 with a graduate degree in History. In November 1978 Joe and his wife to be Marian purchased a home in Sharon Hill and moved into it on their marriage in April, 1979. Their oldest son Joseph(JP) was born in June, 1980, their second son Kevin was born in September, 1982, and their third son Christopher was born in October, 1984. The family had outgrown the small Cape Cod and in July, 1985, the family moved to the home on Kelly Avenue that remains the family address to this day. In May, 2000 Joe graduated from Neumann University with an undergraduate degree in accounting. Read more >

Edward Raikowski

1st Ward Commissioner

  • (610) 842-3675
  • edraski@gmail.com

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Nicole Whitaker

2nd Ward Commissioner

  • (610) 842-8334
  • nwhitaker@upperchitwp.org

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Joseph Baiocco

3rd Ward Commissioner

  • (610) 842-8871
  • jbaiocco@upperchitwp.org

Commissioner Joseph Baiocco is the chairman of Highway and Sanitation, Recreation, Street Lighting and Traffic Signals. Joe was first appointed to the Upper Chichester Board of Commissioners in 2009 as the 3rd Ward Commissioner. He has subsequently been reelected to back to back 4 year terms starting in 2012 and then again in 2016. Joe has been a resident of Upper Chichester for most of his life, being born and raised in Upper Chichester, and later raising his own family here. Joe is married to his wife Ruth and has 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren.
Joe is someone who takes pride in being from Upper Chichester e as he has volunteered and been involved with many organizations in the community. Joe has coached Chichester Crusaders Basketball, CBL Baseball, Girls Softball, and has even served as the president of the” Chi Parents Girls Athletics Association”. Read more >