Raffi Terzian, MD
Chairman Terzian is a native of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the proud first-generation son of ethnic Armenian immigrants who came to the United States seeking freedom and opportunity; his father was born in Cuba, and his mother was born in Romania. Chairman Terzian has been married to his wife Rosanne for 28 years and has lived in Chester County for almost 20 years, where he and his wife have raised four wonderful children.
Professionally, Chairman Terzian is a board-certified emergency physician with almost 30 years of clinical and administrative experience and has served on the faculties of leading academic medical centers in the Philadelphia region. In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Chairman Terzian also holds a master's degree in public health and has experience in occupational health. He currently serves as a physician executive of a healthcare advocacy company where he leads a team of nurses and doctors who provide healthcare system advocacy and navigation support.
Before being voted in as Chairman in June of 2022, Chairman Terzian had served as Chairman of the Tredyffrin Township Republican Committee (Areas 7, 22, and 23) for several years and as a precinct Committee person in Tredyffrin E-5. He also serves on the Township Parks and Recreation Board and is a board member of the Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust. In 2022 he was appointed to serve on the Chester County Board of Health. In addition, he is an active member of his parish community at St. Katharine of Siena Church in Wayne, where he is a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Chairman Terzian is highly committed to service. He brings his team-oriented, collaborative approach to the RCCC with an unyielding commitment to integrity, transparency, and accountability. He is committed to uniting the party and, with his executive team and the talents of the committee, bringing forth a New Republican Party to Chester County that puts the Community First.