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This profile was last updated on 11/19/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.


Upper Merion Board of Supervisors

Employment History

  • Chairman

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board of Trustees Member
    Pension & Health & Welfare
  • Media Communications Advisory Board Member
    Upper Merion Township
  • Secretary and Vice Chairman


  • college degree
    University of Maryland
  • University of Miami
36 Total References
Web References
Participants sign a large photo rendition ..., 19 Nov 2014 [cached]
Participants sign a large photo rendition of the completed expansion; from left is Upper Merion Board of Supervisor Chairperson Greg Waks, Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro and Simon President David Contis.
The number of organizations and students ..., 10 July 2014 [cached]
The number of organizations and students applying for funding doubled this year over 2013, the BCAs first year of existence, noted Greg Waks, chairman of the Upper Merion Board of Supervisors.
The BCA makes the recommendations to the board of supervisors, who then vote to accept them, he said.
Upper Merion Township - Official Website - Pension & Health & Welfare Board of Trustees, 20 July 2014 [cached]
Greg Waks, Board Liaison / Trustee
Upper Merion Township - Official Website - Media Communications Advisory Board, 16 Nov 2013 [cached]
Gregs Waks, Supervisor Liaison
Greg Waks - Upper Merion ..., 1 Jan 2012 [cached]
Greg Waks - Upper Merion Township Supervisor
After serving as both Secretary and Vice-Chairman of the ECDC, Greg eventually rose to the position of Chairman of the Economic and Community and Development Committee which he held for 3 years. During this time, he formed the Community Center/Cultural Center Subcommittee and served on that committee, initiated work on the Business Improvement District, advocated a new website as a way to attract business as well as enhancing communication and worked on creating a public/private partnership to preserve the historic Moore-Irwin house where George Washington spent time during the colonial era. He also promoted smart, responsible economic development designed to provide jobs for Upper Merion residents and to maintain both our standing as the lowest taxed municipality in the 5 County Area as well as our Aaa Bond Rating.
Greg brought his lifetime of environmental activism with him to Upper Merion.
From the Open Space Referendum
Recognizing the need for land and open space preservation in the Township, Greg co-founded and served as Chairman of Greener Upper Merion, organizing dozens of volunteers throughout the community and successfully rallying 84.4% of the voting community to support the Open Space Referendum which preserved $5 million worth of Open Space throughout the township. His op/ed promoting land preservation was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer was used by other municipalities to promote Open Space throughout the region. An active hiker and biker, Greg co-founded Friends of Upper Merion Trails in order to provide residents of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area with multi-use trails through the township and linkage with Valley Forge Historic National Park.
Greg received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1995 and his J.D. from the University of Miami in 1997. While in law school he received a Mofsky Scholarship for Public Service. To this day Greg proudly serves as co-President of the local University of Maryland alumni club as well as an active Terrapin Club member, which raises money for college scholarships. Greg is a frequent blood donor for the American Red Cross and he has also provided a significant amount of pro bono legal services.
In recognition of his accomplishments and community involvement, in 2009 Greg Waks was elected to the Upper Merion Board of Supervisors finishing in 1st place, finishing ahead of the incumbent Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and two other candidates. He was the only Democrat to win in Upper Merion in 2009.
Greg is 39 years old and a self-employed small business owner.
Greg Waks - Upper Merion Township Supervisor
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