Biography Thomas C. Zipfel has been a resident of Hatfield Township since 1996. Tom believes in giving back to the community, and since 1996 he has been actively involved as a volunteer at the Support Center for Child Advocates; a center that provides legal assistance for abused and neglected children in Philadelphia. Other community service includes: Winners on Wheels, St. Maria Goretti Finance Committee, and the St. Maria Goretti CYO Board.
Additionally, Tom serves as secretary for the Hatfield Township Civil Service Commission and is heavily involved with the Hatfield Park Commission. He is a member of Associated Builders and Contractors and is also a member of the Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. The Philadelphia Business Journal named Tom as a recipient of the 15th annual “40 Under 40” award.
Currently, Tom is General Counsel and director of human resources for Worth & Company, Inc. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Villanova University, and went on to attend Widener University School of Law.
Tom and his wife, Sue, enjoy raising their 2 children, Maggie and Owen, in Hatfield Township. After the workday ends, Tom shares his zeal for sports with many young athletes in the Hatfield area as a volunteer soccer, basketball, and softball coach.
Commissioner Zipfel was voted in as President of the Board of Commissioners in 2016, and his term runs through 12/31/2017.