Lori Schreiber

Montgomery County Clerk of Courts

Lori Schreiber will be an important voice for equality as the Montgomery County Clerk!


Lori Schreiber was elected as Montgomery County Clerk of Courts in November 2019. She is one of two openly LGBTQ people, and the first lesbian elected to a countywide, non-judicial position in Pennsylvania. Lori won her first election in 2005, as an Abington Township Commissioner, defeating a 24-year incumbent. This election made her the first openly LGBTQ+ person to win an election in Montgomery County. As Commissioner, Lori spearheaded the passage of an anti-discrimination ordinance and more recently sponsored a township resolution to the state to ban conversion therapy. Lori was an original founding member of the Montgomery County Equality Caucus, and remains active in that group. Professionally, she has a Master’s degree from Lehigh University in Social Relations, and has over 30 years of experience in both social service and college work settings. Along with her government positions, Lori is an adjunct instructor at Penn State Abington and Montgomery County Community College. She and her spouse, Linda, have lived in Abington Twp. since 1998.