Township Board

Three Oaks Township Board Meetings are regularly scheduled for the second Monday of each month @ 7:00pm

George Mangold (
George has spent the majority of his life in Three Oaks area graduating from Three Oaks High School and attended the South Bend College of Commerce and is a US Army Veteran. George is married for 48 years to Linda Martin Mangold (her late father served as Township Treasurer). They have three grown children and four grandchildren all who reside nearby. George recently retired from the USPS as a letter carrier.

George is a member of The American Legion, Randall Couchman Post 204 presently serving as Adjutant and has served as the 4th District Service Officer and the VFW. He has served for years on the Three Oaks Township Planning Commission thru 2014 and for the past 16 years has been Deputy Supervisor for the Township. He presently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Posey Chapel Board of trustees and has served on various other Boards and Committees. George and Linda are active members of the Woodland Shores Baptist Church in Bridgman, MI

Elizabeth Zabel (
Liz attended New Buffalo High School and studied at Common Wealth Business College for 1 1/2 years. She has 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren. Liz has lived in the area since 1979 less 2-3 years in between. Liz is married to Steve Zabel.

Her hobbies include four-wheeling, fishing, golf and spending time with her grandchildren. Liz has been the township clerk since June 2000.

Kathy Osburn (
Kathy has lived in Three Oaks since 1978. Prior to that she lived in New Troy a short time while working in Three Oaks. Kathy was raised north of Benton Harbor in the little town of Riverside and graduated from Benton Harbor High School.

Kathy married Larry Osburn in 1966 and they have 4 children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as bowling, golfing, walking and visiting new places. Kathy was elected to the township treasurer position in 1996. Prior to that she spent 20+ years in the banking field where she held various positions. Kathy has also served on the township fire board and ambulance board.

Chris Mitchell
Christian has been a resident of Three Oaks since 1963. He grew up and worked on the family dairy farm until 1990. Christian graduated in 1969 from River Valley school and attended industrial classes at IUSB in South Bend Indiana and Lake Michigan college in Benton Harbor Michigan.

He is a warehouse manager for Da. Dodd Inc., a mechanical contracting company for the past 12 years. Christian has been a member of the Three Oaks Township Planning Commission since 1995. He is the chairman of the board at Maple Grove United Methodist church. Chris has been married to Donna Mitchell for 37 years. Donna is a choral music teacher with New Prairie school system in New Carlisle Indiana. They have two grown children Marcus and Renee, who both attended River Valley school system and they have four grandchildren.

Rexalee Gordon
Rexalee has lived in the Three Oaks area all her life. She graduated from River Valley High School in 1977 and from Lake Michigan College in 2006 with an associates in applied business. She is married to Steve and has 3 grown sons Jason, Trent and Kyle, 1 daughter-in-law Stephanie and 3 grandsons Brody, Jacob and Jaxon.

She does volunteer work at Maple Grove United Methodist Church where she is a long time member, and also sits on the board on the Pastor Parish committee.