Elected Officials

Mayor - Aidsand F. "Ace" Wright-Riggins

Dr. Aidsand F. “Ace” Wright-Riggins is in his first term as mayor, elected on November 7, 2017. Aidsand has over 40 years of community, public and congregational service as a pastor, professor, civil and human rights leader and denominational executive. He served the American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Judson Press from 1991 to 2015 as Chief Executive Officer. In this capacity, Aidsand provided oversight and leadership for 5,800 churches, 1.5 million people, 16 colleges, 9 seminaries and a host of neighborhood action centers, retirement homes and skilled nursing facilities.

Catherine Kernen

Cathy has over 40 years’ experience in communications and PR, and has held executive level and management positions both in the U.S. and internationally with four pharmaceutical companies: AstraZeneca, Astra/Astra Merck, Merck, and CIBA-Geigy (now Novartis). Since 2007, Cathy has headed up her own pharmaceutical PR agency, Kernen Communications LLC.

Hugh Braun

Hugh Braun began serving his first term on Council in 2012. He will be serving on the open space, and streets, roads and lighting committees.

Mr. Braun holds a B. S. Degree in education from West Chester University. He also holds a M.S. Degree in Curriculum and Supervision and a Principal K-12 certificate from Penn State University. Mr. Braun currently works as a Program Director and Summer Coordinator at the Vanguard School in Paoli, PA.

Louise Tulio

Louise-Marie Tulio has been a councilwoman since September 2002 and is in her first term. She currently serves on the Personnel and Public Safety committees.

Ms. Tulio is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a B.A. in communications (91) and is employed by Pope John Paul Catholic High School.

Terrie Stagliano

First elected to Borough Council in 1998, Terrie has served on many committees including the Parks, Public Safety and Personnel Committees. Terrie is also Collegeville Borough's representative to the Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority. She is the co-owner of Stagliano's Barber Shop, Collegeville Shopping Center and is a Member of Saint Eleanor's parish. She is married to Albert Stagliano and has 2 daughters, 2 stepdaughters and 4 grandchildren.