John Hinkle is the part-time Supervisor and is assisted by the Superintendent in managing the day-to-day operations of Texas Township. John served as a Texas Township Trustee prior to be elected as Treasurer in 2016. John has been married to his wife Patricia for 47 years and they have seven married children and are expecting their 26th grandchild. He is retired as the former owner and President of National Flavors Company of Kalamazoo. John has served as a County Commissioner, on local and regional economic development boards, on the Kalamazoo County YMCA board, Elder and Chairman of his Church Board, and serves on several non-profit boards. John graduated from WMU with BBA and MA degrees and is a Vietnam era veteran. He has completed several of the Michigan Township Association’s classes for the Township Governance Academy.
Supervisor Hinkle serves on the following committees: