MCRC Leadership

Elizabeth Preate Havey
Chairman
Elizabeth Preate Havey serves as Of Counsel at Dilworth Paxson LLP as a corporate and finance attorney. She handles general corporate matters and acts as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in public and project finance matters. Liz is a board member of the Pennsylvania Future Fund (largest pro-business political action committee in the state), Montgomery County Republican Women’s Leadership (organization of Republican Female Leaders in Montgomery County), and Republican Women of the Main Line. She was a member of the Executive Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth Republican Committee as the Secretary from 2002-2010 and currently serves as a Republican committeewoman. She is an appointed Member of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority and the Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness. Liz, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Villanova University, resides in Penn Valley with her husband Tyler and their three sons.
Nancy J. Becker
Vice Chair
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Nancy is a professional administrator and manager with over 45 years of experience in real estate, financial management, personnel, strategic planning, and medical practice administration; she currently serves as Director of the Tucker Advisory Group, Inc. Nancy served as Montgomery County’s Recorder of Deeds from 2004-2016. Under her direction, the office became a nationally recognized model of document management and use of technology. She implemented new revenue sources, managed and cut costs, increased efficiency, worked to protect residents from real estate fraud, saved taxpayers thousands of dollars while contributing millions to the county general fund, and implemented a Veterans ID program that became a national model. She was appointed by the PA Senate to the PA Electronic Recording Commission and served on the FBI’s Land Fraud Task Force.Nancy is the current President of Montgomery County Republican Women’s Leadership, a Member of Republican State Committee, Past President of Montgomery County Council of Republican Women, Past Vice Chairperson of MCRC Area 9; a member of the MCRC Chairman’s Club for over 20 years, a Republican Committeeperson in Towamencin for over 28 years, and has served on more than 40 Republican campaign committees for Federal, State, County, and local candidates during 35 years of Republican service.

As a wife, mother of 2, grandmother of 6, and great grandmother of 1, Nancy believes that responsibility of citizenship means being involved in the community. She was the founder of the Northern Montgomery County Drug & Alcohol Task Force and serves as a member and officer of numerous professional and community boards. She has played a significant part in raising millions of dollars in grants and contributions for public causes.

Nancy and her husband Mike have lived in Towamencin for over 44 years.

Anthony Spangler
Secretary/Treasurer
Anthony Spangler has served as the Chairman of the Horsham Republican Party for the last four years.  He also serves as a member of Republican State Committee, is a former Chairman of the Montgomery County Young Republicans, and has worked as a financial planner for a Christian Financial Planning Company for the last 16 years.
Thomas C. Zipfel, Esq.
Solicitor
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Tom received his B.A. in Political Science from Villanova University in 1992, and graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1995. He served as a law clerk for Chief Administrative Law Judge Carl Summerson at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. The Philadelphia Business Journal recognized Tom as a “40 Under 40” Awardee, recognizing him as one of Pennsylvania’s top lawyers. He was also named a Pennsylvania Rising Star in Labor and Employment, as well as Law and Politics.Long
active in civic and community initiatives in Montgomery County, Tom is the President of the Hatfield Township Board of Commissioners, a child advocate with the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia (having won the Distinguished Advocate of the Year in 2010), and a coach for youth athletic basketball and baseball teams.  He resides in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County with his wife and children.
Jim Saring
Executive Director

Jim Saring has been active in Republican politics in Montgomery County and Southeastern Pennsylvania for over two decades, serving in various organizations and volunteering for dozens of campaigns. Presently, Jim serves as a committeeperson and Vice Chairman of the Plymouth Republican Committee, as well as a member of Republican State Committee. He also formerly served his community as a member of the Plymouth Township Zoning Hearing Board and Plymouth Township Planning Agency. Prior to joining MCRC in May of 2016, Jim worked as the IT Administrator of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for over eleven years, helping to implement numerous technological and process improvements. He also assisted with public relations and implemented a social media campaign that promoted the office while also leading to the capture of numerous criminal and child support fugitives. Jim is a graduate of Drexel University, where he studied Information Systems and Philosophy.