Anthony C. Stevenson, Ed. D.
(Ardmore and Haverford – Ward 4)
75 E. Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
- Co Vice-Chair, Grants and Community Development Committee
- Co Vice-Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Committee
- Chair, Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee
- Chair, Ad Hoc ARP (American Rescue Plan) Engagement Committee
- Member, Ad Hoc Nominations for Township Advisory Boards Committee
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Democrat – Term expires January 2026
One who has dedicated his life to education and service, Anthony C. Stevenson brings over 25 years of experience in public education community service. He is currently the principal of Radnor Elementary School in Wayne, PA. He is also an adjunct professor of cultural geography at Rowan University and an adjunct professor of Education Leadership at Temple University and Villanova University. Stevenson’s research interests include issues related to leadership, diversity, and equity in public education.
Aside from his role as an educator, Mr. Stevenson is very active in various social action projects. He has served on several community and educational boards that include, Teachers For A Better Belize, Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School, Greener Partners, and the World Walk Foundation. In 2017, Mr. Stevenson was elected to serve on the Board of Commissioners for the Lower Merion (PA) Township.
Mr. Stevenson is a graduate of South Carolina State University (B.A. History), Indiana University of Pennsylvania (M.S. Geography and Regional Planning), Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia (M. Divinity), Temple University (Masters Equivalency in Education Administration), and The University of Pennsylvania (M. Ed and Ed. D.), where his dissertation research focused on the impact of poverty and social capital in education.
A native of Marion, South Carolina, Mr. Stevenson currently resides in Ardmore, PA.
Ray A. Courtney
(North Ardmore and Wynnewood – Ward 5)
387 E Montgomery Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
- Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Committee
- Vice Co-Chair, Finance Committee
- Chair, Ad Hoc Sustainability
- Member, Ad Hoc Stormwater Management
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Democrat – Term expires January 2024
Ray Courtney was appointed Commissioner of Ward 5 on February 27th, 2019, to fill the seat vacated by former Commissioner Cheryl Gelber until the term expires in January 2020.
Ray is a founding member of CIONIC, a company building precision bionics for people with mobility impairments. Prior to joining CIONIC, Ray has worked in the software industry for almost 20 years at Oracle, Google, and Jawbone building high performance engineering teams that develop highly scalable internet applications. He has also served on the Technical Advisory Board for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and as a volunteer for his local chapters of the CCFA.
In 2001, Ray graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. While attending Harvard, he served as an Officer of the Phillips Brooks House Association.
Ray belongs to both the North Ardmore Civic Association and the Wynnewood Civic Association where he is also a Board member. Ray lives in Wynnewood with his wife, Christyn, and their two children, Jonathan and Caroline.
V. Scott Zelov
(Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Gladwyne – Ward 10)
220 Rose Lane
Haverford, PA 19041
- Chair, Finance Committee
- Co Vice-Chair, Fire Committee
- Co Vice-Chair, Police Committee
- Member, Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee
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Republican – Term expires January 2026
Commissioner Zelov was elected to the Lower Merion Board of Commissioners in 2006 and has been re-elected four times, most recently in 2021. After serving as the CEO of a manufacturing company, Mr. Zelov is currently a business consultant. He received a BA in economics from Cornell University, and then received an MBA from the Cornell Graduate School of Business & Public Administration.
Mr. Zelov is a former member of the Montgomery County Planning Commission and serves ex-officio on the boards of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute and Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr. He is a member of the ElderNet Community Advisory Council, and he regularly participates in the 3 civic associations in Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Gladwyne. Mr. Zelov is a regular supporter of the Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts, Lower Merion Conservancy, Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail and Bridlewild Trails Association. He is a former board member of Pennsylvanians for Effective Government and the Cliveden of the National Trust. He has resided in Haverford since 1998 with his wife, Liz, and their three children.
With business and non-profit leadership experience, he works effectively with his colleagues to continually improve Lower Merion Township. Commissioner Zelov is a dedicated public servant who provides high level constituent services and frequent communications to Ward 10 residents.