Commissioner Matthew Areman was sworn into office as Ward 1 Commissioner on January 6, 2020. Matt serves as Vice-Chair of the Building and Zoning Committee and as liaison to the Library and Fire Boards.
Commissioner Areman is a graduate of Hamilton College and George Washington University Law School. He comes to the Board of Commissioners with nearly two decades of experience protecting the rights of workers as a labor and employment attorney.
In 2008, Matt and his wife Kristine chose Cheltenham to buy their first home and raise their two girls, both of whom attend school in the Cheltenham School District. Over the years, Matt has served as a coach for a number of local youth sports teams and volunteers as a child advocate attorney with the Support Center for Child Advocacy in Philadelphia.
Matt is committed to public service and supporting Cheltenham’s strong sense of community, progressive values, historic and green neighborhoods, and its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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Glenside, PA 19038
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