Andrew Shaffer


The Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough and responsible to the Council as a whole for the proper and efficient administration of all affairs of the Borough.


Tara Calaman


The Borough Treasurer oversees the financial operations of the Borough including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, utility billing, and budgetary management.


Wade Portner

Building Inspector & BCO

New Freedom’s Zoning Officer is charged with construction permit review, issuance, and any needed inspections, to ensure compliance with building codes and zoning regulations.


Brenda Portner

Administrative Assistant

Facilitates office tasks with an emphasis on directing incoming phone calls and visitors, maintaining records, and providing secretarial support to the Manager and Zoning Officer. 

Victoria Baer

Utility Billing Clerk

The position of Utility Billing Clerk is responsible for maintaining customer account data, preparing and mailing bills, entering payment data, preparing reports, and assisting with citizen inquiries.

Don Bortner

Public Works Superintendent

Directs the administration, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of Borough owned buildings, water distribution, parks, street, and storm drainage facilities.

John Smith

Director of Wastewater Operations

The Director of Wastewater Operations is responsible to  direct the administration, operation, and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and related facilities.

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