Montgomery County Higher Education and Health Authority (MCHEHA)


The Montgomery County Higher Education and Health Authority (MCHEHA) is an economic development authority constituted in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Board Members

  • John Nugent – Chair
  • Joshua Stein
  • Barbara O’Malley
  • Jocelyn Gallagher
  • James Shacklett
  • Harriet Weiss

Executive Director – Douglas Breidenbach

Next Meeting

NOTICE:  Please be advised that the Montgomery County Higher Education and Health Authority will hold a special Zoom meeting on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.  The purpose of this special meeting is to nominate and elect officers of the Board, and to consider a resolution approving a bond issue for the benefit of Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Health System.

To join the Zoom Meeting, go to and click on Join a meeting (top right of screen).

Meeting ID:  84737823095

Passcode:   656331

If you prefer to call in to the meeting instead of using a computer, here are the numbers from which to choose (when prompted, use the Meeting ID and Passcode above):

833-548-0282 US Toll-free

877-853-5247 US Toll-free

888-788-0099 US Toll-free

833-548-0276 US Toll-free

Please call the Authority at (610) 970-0303 with any questions.

Douglas B. Breidenbach, Jr., Esquire

View the Meeting Agenda Here

View TEFRA Notice Here


Inquiries regarding the MCHEHA can be submitted using the Commerce Department’s Assistance Request Form.