Emily Gorge

Emily Gorge is a lifelong resident of East Pikeland Township. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Susquehanna University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science. Emily received her Juris Doctor from Widener University Delaware Law School in 2017. She is currently a Master’s degree candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Emily is a practicing attorney.

Emily has extensive experience in government. During college, she spent two summers interning for East Pikeland Township, where she worked extensively on stormwater management issues and organized the Township history for a formal presentation during the Township’s 175th Anniversary celebration. She also served as interim Police Administrator for the East Pikeland Township Police Department in the winter of 2013-2014. In addition, Emily also worked for Democratic State Senator Andy Dinniman,  Republican Congressman Jim Gerlach, and the Chester County District Attorney’s Office. During her time with the District Attorney, Emily represented the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in Chester County District Courts and Juvenile Court. Prior to her appointment as Township Supervisor by the three member vacancy board, to fill the unexpired term of the late Ben Campbell, Emily served as East Pikeland’s elected Tax Collector for two terms.

Emily is an active member of the community. She currently serves as Chairman to the Township’s Open Space Committee. She is also a member of the Events and Program Committee for Orion Communities, a Phoenixville organization that assists individuals and families experiencing hardships due to poverty, disability, or illness. Emily also participates as a Judicial Arbitration Panel Member for Chester County.

In her free moments, Emily enjoys reading, travel, boating on the Chesapeake Bay, and musical theater.

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