Mayor's Office

About Mayor Ed Brown

Ed Brown is a 28-year resident of Upper Darby and is proud to serve as its Mayor. Ed and his late wife, Cherita, chose to purchase a home in Upper Darby, and raise their 3 children: Edward, Elijah, and Cierra. Edward and Elijah both graduated with honors from Hofstra and Widener University respectively, and both now work for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Cierra is a distinguished honors sophomore who has already earned college credit from Stanford University and John Hopkins University. She has also excelled as a track star earning varsity letters in both 9th and 10th grade. 

Ed has worked as a Cybersecurity Engineering Manager for Lockheed Martin for the past 21 years. He has earned many awards and accolades during his long career and now manages multiple teams and other leaders as well. For many years, Ed worked as an Adjunct Professor, teaching technology courses at multiple colleges and universities including Drexel University, Penn State University, and Delaware County Community College. He possesses an MBA, a Masters in Cybersecurity, and a Project Management certification in addition to multiple cybersecurity certifications and security clearances.

Ed has long served the community in many different capacities in the past, including Upper Darby School District, School Board Director (2017-2023); Home & School Vice-President, Upper Darby High School (2016-2018); Home & School President, Highland Park Elementary School; Upper Darby School District (2010-2013); President of Men of Action Brothers of Faith, Inc. (non-profit organization), (2012-2017); Business Manager of Men of Action (2017-2024); Boy Scout Troop Leader Pack 6, Delaware County, PA; Basketball Coach, Highland Park Kirkland Athletic Association Basketball Commissioner; Drexel Hill Little League Baseball Coach, Drexel Hill, PA; Police Athletic League (PAL) Commissioner/ Coach, Upper Darby, PA.

Ed looks forward to continuing to serve the Upper Darby Community as Mayor.

Upper Darby: The World In One Place

The goal of the motto is to celebrate Upper Darby’s diversity and also its history, location and natural resources. Every type of business, culture, housing, transportation and/or anything else you can imagine, you can find in Upper Darby. 

From the Home Rule Charter

The citizens of Upper Darby Township elect a mayor to serve the Township as the Chief Executive. The mayor, a part-time position, is responsible for executing the ordinances and the day-to-day administration of the Township departments.

The elected term for the Mayor is four years with no person serving for more than three successive terms. The Mayor must reside in the Township for at least one year prior to and while in office.


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