Joseph Honerlaw was appointed trustee in April 1996 to fill an unexpired term and was elected to a four-year term in November 1997. He was re-elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2001, and then again, in 2005, and in 2009. He has served as chairman and as vice chairman of the Board of Trustees. Joseph has also served the township as a member of the Springfield Township Vision and Land Use Committee and vice president of the Hamilton County Township Association. He is currently a board member of the Oversight Committee for the Hamilton County Storm Water District where he represents the Hamilton County Township Association in storm water and environmental issues.
Joseph has a degree in political science from Kenyon College and received his Juris Doctorate from Capital University. He has been a resident of the township for 28 years and is a partner in the Springfield Township-based law firm of Honerlaw and Honerlaw Co., LPA.