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Lower Merion School District



The Lower Merion Board of School Directors is comprised of nine members. School Directors are elected at municipal elections on odd-numbered years to serve four-year terms beginning on the first Monday in December following their election. The major responsibility of the Board is to set policies that define the nature of public education from Kindergarten through the 12th grade.

Current members of LMSD Board of School Directors and their individual email addresses:

LMSD Board of Directors

Dr. Kerry Sautner

Board President

Melanie Schafmeister

Vice President

Kimberly Garrison

Board Member

Jason Herman

Board Member

Shayna Kalish

Board Member

Dr. Todd Ridky

Board Member

Abby Rubin

Board Member

Anna Shurak

Board Member

Sarah Thomas

Board Member

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Contact the Board

*Please note that ALL emails sent to this address from residents of Lower Merion Township & Narberth will be shared with the Board. If you have general inquiries that are intended for other audiences, please email

Board Secretary, Denise LaPera


Attn: Denise LaPera, Board Secretary
301 E. Montgomery Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003-3399

Meeting Location
Board of Directors meetings are held in the LMSD Administration Building Board Room. Parking and building access is on the School Street side of the Lower Merion High School campus (bus/natatorium entrance).