HTDems Committee

Like Democratic Party organizations all over the U.S., the HTDems are led by our Committee members, who are elected to a 4-year term from their individual precincts. Every precinct elects 2 Committee, and each precinct’s Democratic Committee members serve as the neighborhood representatives for the Democrats in their precinct.

Haverford Township is comprised of 9 wards, and every ward has 4 precincts. A full Committee in Haverford Township has 72 members. Committee members can be appointed in between elections if there are vacancies.

Those elected to Committee have voting rights in local party policy decisions and internal elections, as well as voting rights within the Delaware County Democratic Party for endorsing candidates, etc. Individuals who are “ward leaders” may also be Committee but do not have to be.

Committee members canvass their neighborhood Democrats to share information about candidates and encourage voting. They staff the polls on election day, serving as “poll watchers” and “greeters.”  They also work with their ward leaders to recruit volunteers to canvass a few blocks in the ward and work a 3-hour shift at the local polling site so that Haverford voters know there is a Democratic presence in their neighborhood.

Below is a list of Ward Leaders and Committee, organized by ward and precinct. Feel free to contact your ward leader any time. You can find out what ward you live in by referring to this ward map or, if you know were you vote, by identifying your ward by your voting location.

Learn about ward organizations.

Ward Leaders and Committee Members

1st WARD
Ward Leader:
Karen Weber
ward1leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 2
Erik Froelich

Precinct 3
Carol Trebich
David Trebich

Precinct 4
Jeff Hodgson
Karen Weber

2nd WARD
Ward Leader:
Ben Danson &
Sue Cunningham
ward2leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Sherry Forste-Grupp
David Schwartz

Precinct 2
Alison Bausman

Precinct 3
Greg Cunningham
Sue Cunningham
Ben Danson

3rd WARD
Ward Leader:
Mary Hediger
& Jack McNamara
ward3leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Alex Brophy
Jonathan Larsen
Kate Lenahan
Christine Seewagen

Precinct 2
Rachel Amdur
Denise Hay
Mary Hediger
Paul Sopher

Precinct 3
Joan Boyce
Kevin J. McCloskey
Cari Sundermeier

Precinct 4
Melissa Eastman
Elaine Halberstadt
Jack McNamara
John Randolph

4th WARD
Ward Leader:
Joan Tarka
ward4leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Ruth Gottlieb
Kathie Price
Barbara Prutzman

Precinct 2
Brandon Trombetta
Judy Trombetta

Precinct 3
Sandy Hubsher
Denise Prentice

Precinct 4
Joan Tarka
Tom Tarka

5th WARD
Ward Leader:
Maggie Wright
ward5leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Shannon Bearman
Walter Hart

Precinct 2
Nancy Diamond
Dan Kraut
Jennifer Nestle

Precinct 3
Laura Cavender
Pam Magidson
Kay Sweet
Maggie Wright

Precinct 4
Arlin Green
Paula Yudenfriend Green
Diana McNamara
Diane Nissen

6th WARD
Ward Leader:
Lisa Taglang
ward6leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
John Bielski
Nate Brown

Precinct 2
Elise Gaul
Terry James

Precinct 3
Kelly Eisling Ryan
Christine Shindler
Lisa Citron Taglang
Katie Thompson

Precinct 4
Liz Goldberg
Michael Oei
Jen Pierson-Winterle

7th WARD
Ward Leader:
Judith LaLonde
& Katie Begandy
ward7leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Katie Begandy
Ilene King
Margie Lyon
Sandy Malard

Precinct 2
Deborah Kossmann
Marc Kossmann

Precinct 3
Tom Bielli
Jack Stollsteimer
Lisa Curan

Precinct 4
Rebecca Jarosh
Judith LaLonde
Jeff Sasin

8th WARD
Ward Leader:
Marc Duerr
ward8leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Jim Brown
Victoria Brown
Christopher Shelton
Andrew Zitelli

Precinct 2
Felicia Hurewitz
Monica Moran
Marcia Pelchat

Precinct 3
Marc Duerr
Joel Esterman
Andrea Fink

Precinct 4
Sarah Smathers

9th WARD
Ward Leader:
Susan Cassanelli
ward9leader@
haverforddemocrats.com

Ward Committee:
Precinct 1
Gwen McCullough
Rich Migliore

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Precinct 3
Jenifer Anderson Smith
Susan Cassanelli

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