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Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW


County of Bucks, Office of Commissioners 
55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 
Email Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia 
Phone: 215-348-6425

Meet Commissioner Marseglia 
Commissioner Marseglia at the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Red Ball with her daughter Katelyn 
 At a recent meeting, along with her fellow Commissioners, Marseglia presented a proclamation
 Commissioner Marseglia and others break ground on the new turnpike extension to I 95 in Lower Bucks County
At a meeting during her first term, Commissioner Marseglia, along with Commissioners Cawley and Martin, present a proclamation 

Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, LCSW, first elected in November 2007, began her third term on the Board of Commissioners in January 2016.  A lifelong resident of Bucks County, she was raised in Lower Makefield, and now resides in Middletown Township, where she served her community on both the Neshaminy School Board and the Middletown Township Board of Supervisors. 

Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia, a clinical social worker, worked with children and families in Bucks County for over two decades and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to County government where human services are a primary function. With a reputation for demanding responsible government spending, Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia has advocated for greater transparency and ethics.  As the minority member of the Board of Commissioners, she accepts the responsibility for researching and vetting all county actions, and actively advocates for improvement or changes to policies and programs that are ineffective or inefficient to residents. 

Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia is the county representative  to the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Bucks County Emergency Health Council, and  the Local Emergency Planning Commission. She also teaches at Bucks County Community College. 

During her tenure, Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia has championed programs including Code Blue, specialty courts, and  Crisis Intervention Training. She has promoted dredging of the Delaware River at the KIPC Port, improved response to mental health and substance abuse issues in the prison, led the county in developing a response to feral cats, and worked closely to create the Hoarding Task Force and Suicide Task Force.   

Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware, (Sociology, Criminal Justice), and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the mother of two children, Rebecca (deceased) and Katelyn, 28.

Comcast Newsmakers May 2016: Commissioner Maseglia on Suicide Prevention/Out of Darkness Walk   
Comcast Newsmakers April 2016: Commissioner Marseglia on Feral Cats and the Core Creek Park Cat Collaboration
 Comcast Newsmakers, November 2015: Commissioner Marselgia on Suicide Prevention
Comcast Newsmakers May 2015: Commissioner Marseglia on why Community College is a good choice for students
Comcast Newsmakers February 2015: Commissioner Marseglia on Health Link Dental Clinic 
Comcast Newsmakers March, 2014
Commissioner Marseglia on Heroin Addiction

Comcast Newsmakers March, 2014
Commissioner Marseglia on Lyme Disease


Diane M. Ellis-Marseglia, L.C.S.W. 

County of Bucks, Office of Commissioners 
55 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 
Email: CommEllisMarseglia@buckscounty.org
Phone: 215-348-6425