Using the links below, you will find information about the Township's Advisory Boards and Commissions. Each link offers a general overview, lists the members, meeting nights, current year's agendas, and minutes.

Public Notice - Volunteer Positions Available

The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Haverford is seeking an individual to serve on the Human Relations Commission.
All applicants must contain the following required submissions:
• a. The applicant’s name, address, phone number and email address
• b. A cover letter
• c. A resume or summary of the applicant’s experience.
All applications, including all requires submissions, must be sent to:
• By mail to: David R. Burman, Township Manager
1014 Darby Road
Havertown, PA 19083
• By email to: reorg@havtwp.org
Deadline: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Bureau of Fire

Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month
Location: Manoa Fire Company, 115 South Eagle Rd., Havertown


Overview:

The Bureau of Fire shall meet each month to discuss the development and implementation of plans, programs and policies necessary to ensure the adequacy of fire protection in the Township.


Membership of the Bureau of Fire includes the following:
  • Chiefs of the five volunteer companies in the Township
  • Chief of Police
  • Township Manager
  • Emergency Management Coordinator
  • A member of the Board of Commissioners
  • Director of Emergency Medical Services Administration

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/23/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    02/27/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    03/26/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    **04/24/2024 meeting
    Agenda & Minutes
    05/28/2024
    Agenda
    06/25/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/04/2024
    07/23/2024 08/27/2024 09/24/2024
    10/22/2024 11/26/2024 **No 12/24/2024 meeting

    Civil Service Commission

    Meetings as required
    Location: Municipal Services Building, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    The Civil Service Commission is an oversight board created by the Board of Commissioners for the purpose of overseeing the hiring and promotion process within the Township Police Department services (as applicable) as required by the PA First Class Township Code. The Haverford Township Civil Service Commission has three (3) members. Each member is appointed by the Board of Commissioners for a term of six (6) years.


    Members:
  • Bernard McCabe (Dec. 2025)
  • Kathy Dawson (Dec. 2027)
  • Mark O'Connor (Dec. 2028)

  • alternate:
  • Monet Reilly (Dec 2029)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    02/02/2024:
    Agenda

    Environmental Advisory Committee

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building, Room 201C, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown (information updated after Resol. for 2023 posted. Note new start time)


    Overview:

    The Environmental Committee shall be a regular advisory board and, as such, it shall be only advisory in nature and shall perform no administrative duties. The duties of the Environmental Committee shall be to: (A) Work with the Township Manager and the Board of Commissioners and act as their advisory body on environmental affairs. (B) Where possible, initiate programs to improve the ecological balance and pollution standards of Haverford Township. (C) Make itself available to provide guidance and information on ecology and pollution problems for all residents of the Township. (D) Perform such functions as they relate to environmental concerns as may be requested by the Township Manager and/or the Board of Commissioners. (Article XVIII Environmental Committee § 4-515 Powers and duties)


    Members:
  • Melisa Romano (Dec. 2024)
  • Victor Barsky (Dec. 2024)
  • Henry Eichman (Dec. 2024)
  • Peter Puglionese (Dec. 2024)
  • Joy Baxter (Dec. 2024)
  • Noel Smyth (Dec. 2024)
  • Hank Schwarb (Dec. 2024)
  • Robert Graff (Dec. 2024)
  • Amanda Camacho (Dec. 2024)
  • William Hitchcock (Dec. 2024)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/03/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    02/07/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    03/06/2024
    Agenda & Miuntes
    04/03/2024
    Agenda & Minutes| Updated 06/04/2024
    05/01/2024
    Agenda
    06/05/2024
    Agenda | Updated 06/04/2024
    07/03/2024 08/07/2024 09/04/2024
    **No 10/02/2024 meeting 11/06/2024 12/04/2024

    Friends of the Grange

    Meetings: 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month
    Location: Grange Estate, 143 Myrtle Ave, Havertown


    Overview:

    The Friends of the Grange shall be composed of those interested citizens organized for the purposes of the preservation of and the promotion and sponsorship of meaningful cultural and environmental activities and uses of the Township-owned historical preserve, known as "the Grange," for the residents of Haverford Township and other interested persons. (Article XXVII Friends of the Grange § 4-703 Establishment; membership; organization; annual report)


    Members:
  • Kathy Parkinson (Dec. 2023)
  • Jeanine Rastatter (Dec. 2023))
  • Chad Brooks (Dec. 2023)
  • Jim Petrokubi (Dec. 2023)
  • Catherine DiGirolamo (Dec. 2023)
  • Rachelle Nocito, Township Representatives (Dec. 2024)
  • Joe Rastatter, Township Representative (Dec. 2024)
  • Andrea Daniels , Township Representative (Dec. 2024)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/04/2024
    Minutes
    02/01/2024
    No Minutes provided by group
    03/07/2024
    No Minutes provided by group
    04/04/2024
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/02/2024
    No Minutes provided by group
    06/06/2024
    **No 07/04/2024 meeting 08/01/2024 09/05/2024
    **No 10/03/2024 meeting 11/07/2024 12/05/2024

    Health Advisory Board

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month (No meetings June, July or August)
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201C, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    The Health Advisory Board Board shall be a regular advisory board and, as such, it shall be only advisory and shall perform no administrative duties. The duties of the Health Advisory Board shall be to: (A) Make recommendations and provide advice to the Director of Community Development and the Board of Commissioners pertaining to the protection and preservation of the public health of the citizens of Haverford Township. (B) Receive public health complaints of citizens and make recommendations to the Director of Community Development pursuant to them. (C) Make such reports pertaining to matters affecting public health as the Township Manager and/or Board of Commissioners may request. (D) Provide recommendations and advice to the Director of the Department of Code Enforcement in regard to those health regulations and practices deemed to relate to the function of the Department of Code Enforcement. (Article XX Health Advisory Board § 4-521 Powers and duties)


    Members:
  • Henry J. Eichman (Dec. 2024)
  • Eric L. West (Dec. 2024)
  • Danielle Karasko (Dec. 2024)
  • Ai Hasan, MD (Dec. 2024)
  • Peter Brodfuehrer, PhD. (Dec. 2025)
  • Vaishali Bora, DO (Dec. 2026)
  • Kirsten Hickerson (Dec. 2027)
  • Joe Bernstein, MD (Dec. 2027)
  • Katie Mechler, MD (Dec. 2028)
  • Community Hearia-labelh Affiliates – Accidental Poisoning Timothy P. Cousounis, Director

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    **No 01/09/2024
    Meeting canceled
    **No 02/13/2024
    Meeting canceled
    03/12/2024
    Meeting canceled
    04/09/2024
    Meeting canceled
    05/14/2024
    Meeting canceled
    09/10/2024
    10/08/2024 **No 11/12/2024 meeting 12/10/2024

    Historical Commission

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201B, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    The responsibilities of the Historical Commission include recommending properties for classification or removal from the Township's Historic Resource Survey, working with property owners to discourage demotion and encourage preservation and renovation of properties in a manner that is compatible with the property's historic character in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior's "Standards for Rehabilitation," and reviewing and advising the Township Zoning Officer and Board of Commissioners on permit applications for aria-labelerations, additions or construction that pertains to, or may impact, historic resources.


    Members:
  • Suzanna Barucco (Dec. 2024)
  • Tim Lucci (Dec. 2024)
  • Anthony Assetto (Dec. 2025)
  • Stacey Mattox (Dec. 2025)
  • Mark Hoffman (Dec. 2026)
  • Matthew Roy (Dec. 2026)
  • Keith Swift (Dec. 2027)
  • Bryan Ramona (Dec. 2027)
  • Pending - Planning Commission Liaison

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    **No 01/16/2024
    Meeting canceled
    **02/20/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    | Updated 05/21/2024
    03/18/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    | Updated 05/24/2024
    04/15/2024
    No Agenda from group
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/20/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 05/21/2024
    06/17/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/14/2024
    07/15/2024 08/19/2024 09/16/2024
    10/21/2024 **No 11/18/2024 meeting 12/16/2024

    Human Relations Commission

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the **second Wednesday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201C, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    To ensure that all persons, regardless of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national origin, handicap disability, use or guide or support animals because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals, or because of a person's sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression enjoy the full benefits of citizenship and are afforded equal opportunities for employment, housing, commercial property, and use of public accommodations, it is necessary that appropriate legislation be enacted. To foster the employment of all individuals in accordance with their fullest capacities regardless of their race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national origin, handicap or disability, use of guide or support animals because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals, or because of a person's sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. To guarantee fair and equal treatment under the law to all people of the Township.


    Members:
  • Stacey Joseph (Dec. 2024)
  • Open (Dec. 2024)
  • Rosalind Spigel (Dec. 2024)
  • Melissa Chargel (Dec. 2025)
  • Janet Lee, Esq. (Dec. 2025)
  • Jen Kegerise (Dec. 2026)
  • Andrew LeDonne (Dec 2026)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/10/2024
    No Agenda provided by group
    No Minutes provided by group
    02/14/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    03/13/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    04/10/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/08/2024
    Agenda
    06/12/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/12/2024
    07/10/2024 08/14/2024 09/11/2024
    10/09/2024 11/13/2024 12/11/2024

    Ice Rink Advisory Board

    Meetings: **7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month
    Location: Skatium, 1018 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    To advise the Board of Commissioners and the Township Manager regarding the operation, maintenance and supervision of the Haverford-Township-owned indoor ice-skating facility.


    Members:
  • Richard Caesar (Dec. 2024)
  • Barbara Latsios (Dec. 2024)
  • Andrew Simcox (Dec. 2024)
  • Robert Cohen (Dec. 2025)
  • Kate Stickel (Dec. 2025)
  • Scot Lindelow (Dec. 2025)
  • Jeremy Beha (Dec. 2026)
  • Jason Brinn (Dec. 2026)
  • Adam Hayes (Dec. 2026)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    ** No 01/16/2024
    Meeting canceled
    02/20/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    | Updated 05/22/2024
    03/19/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    | Updated 05/22/2024
    04/16/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    | Updated 05/22/2024
    **05/21/2024
    Agenda
    06/18/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/12/2024
    07/16/2024 08/20/2024 09/17/2024
    10/15/2024 11/19/2024 12/17/2024

    Parks & Recreation Board

    Meetings: 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201B, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    To advise the Board of Commissioners and the Township Manager regarding the operation, maintenance and supervision of public parks, playgrounds and recreational areas and the establishment of recreation programs.


    Members:
  • Steve Cull (Dec. 2024)
  • Marc Merdinger (Dec. 2025)
  • Richard Caroto (Dec. 2025)
  • Open (Dec. 2025)
  • Christopher Bobbitt (Dec. 2026)
  • Steve Laughlin (Dec. 2027)
  • Sebastian Gressier (Dec. 2027)
  • Michelle Alvare (Dec. 2027)
  • Steve Young (Dec. 2028)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/20/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    02/27/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    03/26/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    **04/30/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/28/2024
    No agenda provided by group
    06/25/2024
    Pending Agenda from group
    | Updated 06/04/2024
    07/23/2024 08/27/2024 09/24/2024
    10/22/2024 11/26/2024 **No 12/24/2024

    Planning Commission

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201A, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    The Haverford Township Planning Commission is a body of seven citizens appointed for four year terms by the Board of Commissioners, acting as an advisory group to the Board of Commissioners on issues and policies related to planning, land use regulation, and community development. The Planning Commission members work to develop plans and to implement policies that affect how our community plans for and manages changes in growth and development. The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the Board of Commissioners and the Zoning Hearing Board on a wide variety of planning and land development related proposals, including but not limited to proposed grant applications, rezoning, ordinance amendments, subdivisions, and land development. They also promote public interest in and an understanding of the Comprehensive Plan.


    Members:
  • Robert Fiordimondo (Dec.2024)
  • Julia Phillips (Dec. 2024)
  • Louis Montresor (Dec. 2025)
  • David Chanin (Dec. 2025)
  • Angelo Capuzzi (Dec. 2026)
  • Maggie Dobbs (Dec. 2027)
  • Stephen Welsh (Dec. 2027)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/11/2024
    Agenda &
    Minutes
    02/08/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    **No 03/14/2024 Meeting
    04/11/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/09/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    06/13/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/04/2024
    07/11/2024 08/08/2024 09/12/2024
    10/10/2024 11/14/2024 12/12/2024

    RHM Sewer Authority

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month
    Location: RHM Offices


    Overview:

    The function of the Radnor-Haverford-Marple Sewer Authority shall be to construct, improve, maintain, operate and finance sewer systems and sewage treatment facilities for the joint use of Radnor Township, Haverford Township and Marple Township, all of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and such other territories as may be authorized. The Radnor-Haverford-Marple Sewer Authority consists of six members, two appointed by Radnor Township, two appointed by Haverford Township and two appointed by Marple Township. The Haverford Township representatives are appointed by the Board of Commissioners of Haverford Township. (Article XXVII Radnor-Haverford-Marple Sewer Authority § 4-704 Establishment; function; membership)


    Members:
  • F. Graham Lee (Dec. 2027)
  • Michael Stevens (Dec. 2028)

  • Senior Citizens Advisory Council

    Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of February, March, April, May, September and November
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201B, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    There shall hereby be created a Senior Citizen Advisory Council. The composition and duties of the Senior Citizen Advisory Council shall be as follows: The Advisory Council will serve to advise the Haverford Township Board of Commissioners on matters of policy that impact the senior citizen community in the township. The Council will gather input from the community on issues of concern to senior citizens. The Council will make periodic reports and recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. It is anticipated that the Advisory Council will hold public meetings at least once a year to gather the views of the community. (Chapter 35 Senior Citizen Advisory Council § 35-1 Establishment; powers and duties; composition)


    Members:
  • Ward One: Carla Rodgers, MD
  • Ward Two: Christine Mclaughlin
  • Ward Three: Margaret Lang
  • Ward Four: Peggy Murr
  • Ward Five: Jan O'Rourke
  • Ward Six: Open
  • Ward Seven: Diane Amadio
  • Ward Eight: Rita Waters
  • Ward Nine: Scott Selkowitz

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    **No 01/16/2024
    Meeting canceled
    02/20/2024
    Agenda & Minutes
    03/19/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    04/16/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    05/21/2024
    Agenda
    06/18/2024
    Agenda
    | Updated 06/18/2024
    07/16/2024 08/20/2024 09/17/2024
    **No 10/15/2024 meeting 11/19/2024 12/17/2024

    Shade Tree Commission

    Meetings: 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201B, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    Overview:

    The Shade Tree Commission advises the Board of Commissioners and the Township Manager with respect to the preservation, maintenance and planting of shade trees in the Township. The Shade Tree Commission shall study the problems and determine the needs of the Township in connection with its tree-planting program.


    Members:
  • Andrew Mink (Dec. 2024)
  • Marie Occhiogrosso (Dec. 2024)
  • Doreen Alvarez-Saar (Dec. 2025)
  • Felicia Hurewitz (Dec. 2025)
  • James Stephens (Dec. 2026)
  • Pano Kalogeropoulous (Dec. 2026)
  • Edmond Krasniqi (Dec. 2026)

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/22/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    02/26/2024
    Agenda
    No Minutes provided by group
    03/25/2024
    No Agenda provided by group
    Minutes Only
    **No 04/22/2024 meeting **No 05/27/2024 meeting 06/24/2024
    Pending Agenda from group
    | Updated 06/04/2024
    07/22/2024 08/26/2024 09/23/2024
    10/28/2024 11/25/2024 12/23/2024

    Zoning Hearing Board

    Meetings: **7:45 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month
    Location: Municipal Services Building Room 201A, 1014 Darby Rd., Havertown


    General Residential Application Procedure

    Applications are required to be submitted approximately 30 days in advance of the hearing. Seven packets of all associated documents are required and should include the following:

  • Application signed and notarized by each owner listed on the deed
  • Application fee of $550 (checks made out to Haverford Township)
  • Acknowledgement form signed by all owners
  • Copy of deed or agreement of sale
  • Plot plan
  • Any other relevant information to be provided to the Board (photos, petition, etc.)
  • For further information regarding the application process or hearing deadlines, please contact Deputy Zoning Officer, Margie Buchanan at 610-446-1000 ext. 2253 or mbuchanan@haverfordtownship.org


    Overview:

    The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body responsible for conducting hearings and issuing rulings from decisions of any Township officer charged with enforcing the Township Zoning Ordinance on request for special exceptions and variances.


    Members:
  • Robert Kane (Dec. 2024)
  • Jesse Pointon (Dec. 2025)
  • William Rhodes (Dec. 2026)
  • Edward Magargee (Dec. 2027)
  • Jessica Vitali (Dec. 2028)
  • Ernie Spiros Angelos, Esquire - Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor

  • **2024 Meeting dates, Agendas & Minutes**
    01/04/2024

    Public Notice Link

    Agenda & Minutes Link
    **No 01/18/2024 meeting 02/01/2024

    Public Notice, Agenda & Minutes
    **No 02/15/2024 meeting 03/07/2024
    Public Notice, Agenda & Minutes
    03/21/2024

    Public Notice, Agenda & Minutes
    04/04/2024

    Public Notice, Agenda & Minutes
    04/18/2024

    Public Notice & Agenda

    No Minutes provided by group
    **04/25/2024
    Public Notice & Agenda

    No Minutes provided by group
    **05/02/2024
    No Meeting
    05/16/2024

    Public Notice, Agenda & Minutes

    |updated 06/10/24
    **05/23/2024
    Postponed
    Date TBA
    06/06/2024
    Agenda
    06/20/2024
    Public Notice & Agenda
    | Updated 06/12/2024
    07/18/2024
    08/15/2024 09/05/2024 09/19/2024
    **No 10/03/2024 meeting 10/17/2024 11/07/2024
    11/21/2024 12/05/2024 12/19/2024

    Additional Information

    Each group is responsible for providing the Township's webmaster with the Agendas & Minutes

  • Agendas will be posted 24 hours prior to each group's meeting night.
  • Each link is the date of the meeting night and will house both the Agenda & Minutes for that meeting night. These are PDFs.
  • Any meeting night with "**" before the meeting date denotes a change.