Rochester Hills City Councilman Adam L. Kochenderfer Appointed to Fill Commission District #15 Vacancy

Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Chairman Michael J. Gingell announces the appointment of Adam Kochenderfer to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. He was elected by members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners to represent District #15 and will be sworn into office at the Rochester Hills City Hall, located at 1000 Rochester Hills Drive, Rochester Hills Michigan on Monday, December 7.

kochenderferKochenderfer will represent the communities of the City of Rochester and a large portion of the City of Rochester Hills. He will complete the remaining term of former Oakland County Commissioner Jeff Matis, a Republican, who was appointed to the Oakland County Sixth Circuit Court by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. In an email to his supporters, Kochenderfer said, “Although I resigned my position on the Rochester Hills City Council… my district as Commissioner includes my former Council district. It encompasses all of Rochester and a large portion of Rochester Hills. It is an honor and privilege to continue serving our community.”

“Councilman Kochenderfer will be an asset to our Board.  I look forward to working with him as he begins to serve his district and the collective county,” stated Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue representing residents. Oakland County is a model across the nation, and I will work to preserve and strengthen that quality of life,” stated, Adam L. Kochenderfer about his appointment to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.

Kochenderfer, a Republican, is a Rochester Hills City Council member and Attorney for Wolfson Bolton, PLLC, whose term on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will end December 31, 2016.  He graduated with a Juris Doctor and cum laude honors from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University, where he graduated with summa cum laude honors.

He was selected as one of “Michigan’s Rising Stars” and as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine. He received L. Brooks Patterson’s “Elite 40 Under 40” Award, the Pro Bono Spirit Award from the Legal Aid and Defender Association and the Young Alumni of the Year Award from Oakland University.

His extensive community service record includes serving on the Rochester Hill City Council from 2011 to present, founding the Kochenderfer Family Endowed Scholarship Fund and serving on the Executive Committee of the Oakland County Republican Party from 2008 to 2013. Kochenderfer currently serves on the Oakland University Alumni Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association. These are only a few of the many organizations that he has served.

The Rochester Hills City Council is seeking interested qualified voters to fill Kochenderfer”s District 2 Vacancy on City Council for a term to expire on November 19, 2017. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the City Council webpage for details.


About Rochester Media

Rochester Media publishes The Community Edge digital newsletter of recently posted articles from Rochester Media, a hyper-local news outlet covering all things in and around Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township. Send us you press releases and news happenings to

Speak Your Mind