Township Manager Robert Zienkowski steps down

Cheltenham Township announced on Friday, October 7, a resignation on behalf of Township Manager Robert Zienkowski. The Board of Commissioners has appointed Assistant Township Manager Alyson Elliot to serve an interim role, effectively immediately, until a new Manager has been appointed. The Township Manager reports to the Township Board of Commissioners for the day-to-day operations of the township.

Board president Daniel B. Norris said, “The Board appreciates Mr. Zienkowski’s service to the Cheltenham community and for moving forward many important Township initiatives during his tenure. We wish Mr. Zienkowski all the best in his future endeavors and deeply appreciate his commitment to a smooth leadership transition.” 

“Ms. Elliott has a lengthy tenure with the Township and an established record of success. The Board has full confidence in Ms. Elliott’s ability to lead the Township forward during this period of transition,” Norris said.

Zienkowski began his tenure as Township Manager on September 8, 2020. His appointment was to serve until January 3, 2022, in accordance with its Home Rule Charter.