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Agricultural Land Preservation Board - Three Year Term 
Meets 4th Wednesday of Each Month 8:00pm Fayette Fairgrounds Main Building

Purpose-Administers the county program for the purchase of agriculture conservation easements within agriculture security areas; Encourages the use of additional farmland preservation; Promote efforts to support the agriculture industry within the County;

Term Expires

Members
Vicki Leonelli-  Citizen At Large Representative 
Todd Miner - Municipal Officer Representative
Darrell Becker - Farmer Representative
 
Eric Gordon - Farmer Representative
William Orbash - Citizen At Large Representative
Michael Reskovac - Farmer Representative
 
 
Phil Parkinson - Non Agricultural Representative
Ed Rinkhoff Jr - Farm Representative
Cindy Komarinski - Commercal/Industrial/Residential Contractor Representative
 
 
12/31/18
12/31/20
12/31/20
 
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
 
 
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
 
Fayette County Airport Authority - Five Year Term
Meets 3rd Wednesday Each Month at 5:30pm at Airport Administration Building 988 Sky Drive
724-628-2276

Purpose-Oversees the Operations and Management of the Airport.

Term Expires

Members
Tom "Bill" Gerke   
Philip Holt
Sam Cortis
John Cofchin
Joseph Maher
 
01/22
01/23
01/21
01/20
01/19
Children & Youth Services - CYS - Three Year Term
Meets 4th Monday Each Month 5:15pm at CYS Building
724-430-1283

Purpose-The child welfare system in Pennsylvania is a state regulated county operated system. Counties have some discretion in how services are provided. A citizens advisory group that is representative of the County is appointed to oversee the functions and management of this Agency. 

Term Expires

Members
James Hercik
Richelle Facchine
Vincent DiPaolo                                                                                    
Meg Howard
Logan Howard
VACANT
Seat was held by Christopher Parrill  (OPEN)
 
Melissa Wontroba
Kendall Sisler
Seat was held by Brian Burden        (OPEN)
Janet Jones
Seat was held by Jacqueline Fritts   (OPEN)
Dr. Jo Ann Jankoski
Matt Crutchman
Seat was held by Kelly D. Keyes (OPEN)
Jolene Hough
Dr. Selina Matis
 
6/30/19
3/31/20
8/31/17
4/30/20
12/31/20
3/31/18
3/31/17
 
2/28/17
9/30/18
2/28/17
8/31/19
9/30/16
6/30/17
5/31/17
7/31/18
8/31/18
4/30/19
Fayette County Conservation District - Four Year Term
Meets 4th Monday Each Month 11:00 am at District Office
724-438-4497

Purpose-District promotes conservation and development of natural resources in Fayette County(appointment begins with a person being nominated by an organization).

Term Expires

Members
John Tabaj - Farm Representative
Dave Lohr  - Commissioner Representative  
Jason Foster- Public Representative
Charlotte DeCarlo - Farm Representative
Daniel B. Komarinski - Farm Representative
John Cupp - Public Representative
Don Bowser - Farm Representative
 
 
12/31/21
12/31/18
12/31/21
12/31/18
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/20
 
Fayette County Health Center  Five Year Terms
Meets 2nd Wednesday Every Other Month Starting February at 5:15pm
 724-439-6171

 

 

Purpose-Oversees the building and grounds operations of the health center which houses tenants of said building.

Term Expires

Members
Harold Whyel
Dr. Brian Taylor
Joan Tracy
Cheryl Terravecchia
Darrell Abel
 
01/22
01/19
01/21
01/20
01/23
      
Fayette County Hotel Tax Grant Board - One Year Terms                                      
Purpose-To review grant applications and award grants from
revenues derived from the Hotel Tax.                           

Term Expires

Members 
Warren Hughes
Tammy Stenson
Sean Sypolt                                                                                     
 
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/18
Fayette County Housing Authority - Five Year Terms
Meets 2nd Thursday Monthly 9:00am Except at 5:30pm Quarterly at Administration Building
724-434-2100
Purpose-Provide oversight of the management of the FCHA and HUD policies & programs on public housing, Section 8 and state housing.

Term Expires

Members
Ernest DeBlasio
Joyce Nuccetelli
Kerri Baker
Beverly Beal
Harry Fike 
 
12/31/18
12/31/19
12/31/20
12/31/21
12/31/22
Fayette County Industrial Development Authority - Five Year Term
Meets When Needed
724-439-3900

Purpose-Pennsylvania statute created this Authority to issue municipal bonds for the benefit of industrial and commercial projects in the county.

Term Expires

Members
Bernard John
Jeff McWilliams
Logan Howard
Carol Capozza
Jess Ball
 
12/31/19
12/31/18
12/31/22
12/31/2112/31/20
Fayette County Tax Assessment Appeals Board    
Paid Board Members

Purpose-Rule on tax assessment appeals.                                          

Term Expires

Members
Larry Bush            
Gene Hajek
Jim Hercik
 
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau - One Year Term

Purpose-The LHVB is the designated tourist promotion agency responsible to market the tourist attractions in Fayette County. The appointed representative serves the interest of Fayette County.

Term Expires

Muriel Nuttall  - Fayette County Representative   

12/31/18

Behavioral Health Administration - Three Year Term
2018 Meetings:  February 21, April 18, May 26, September 19, October 17, November 28
5:30 pm in the administration building
724-430-1370
Purpose-Provide advise and consultation to administration on program development, service gaps & operations; Complete program evaluations of the local care providers.

Term Expires

Members
Monica Valeri - Citizen At Large Representative
Vincent Vicites - Commissioner Representative  
Michelle Cunningham - Citizens At Large Representative
 
Dr. Joe Labuda - Physician Representative
Carol Warman - Local Citizens Organization Field of MH
Joe Segilia - Professional in psychology, social work, nursing, education, religion 
Dr. Denise Martin - Professional in psychology, social work, nursing, education, religion
Betty Ann Rock - Local Health & Welfare Representative or Hospital
 
 
Shannon Wallace- Citizen At Large Representative         
Dr. Paul Hartley - Physician Representative        
Andrew J Boni - Community Group Representative   
Harry Joseph - Citizens At large Representative       
Hillary Redman-  Community Group economic, social, cultural disadvantage
 
Advisory Board Solicitor - Attorney David Reiss
 
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
 
12/31/20
12/31/20
12/31/18
12/31/20
12/31/20
 
 
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/19
 
 
North Fayette Municipal Authority - Membership 1 for 5yr; 1 for 4yr; 2 for 2yr; 1 for 1yr
Meets 4th Tuesday Month at 7:00pm Administration Building 1642 University Drive
724-626-1211

Purpose-Oversees the operations of staff responsible to expand and improve the water lines and service.

Term Expires

Members
Vincent A. Weaver
Barbara Fetsko
Richard DiCenzo
Robert Pat Trimbath (Appointed by Dunbar Boro)
Richard Kasunic
Phil Mahoney             
Dan Hudock 
 
01/19
01/20
01/21
01/17
01/22
01/23
01/23
Fayette County Planning Commission - Four Year Term
Meets 2nd Thursday 6:00pm Public Service Building 22 East Main Street Uniontown
724-430-1210  * Except No August Meeting and the November Meeting is November 29th

Purpose-Conducts public hearings on requests for subdivisions and land use applications; Recommends to the Commissioners approval and denial on rezoning applications.

Terms Expire

Members
John Kormanik
William DiCenzo
Tom McCracken
Gary Colatch
Louis Agostini     
Antony E. Mitchell     
Jim Smith
Emilio Ciarrocchi
Neil Shultz
 
12/31/21
12/31/21
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/20
12/31/20
Fayette County Redevelopment Authority - Five Year Term
Meets 2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 500 Court Plaza Tower
724-437-1547

Purpose-Approves general policies and operations of the Authority. Authority is responsible for community development and single-family affordable housing initiatives.

Term Expires

Members
Paul Bortz Jr.
Dale Malinzak
Odilia A. John
Phil Michael
Jonathan Garlow
 
07/19
07/20
07/21
07/22
07/18
Regional Trail Corporation - Three Year Term   
Meets 3rd Wednesday of Each Month at Noon at Cedarbrook Golf Course or Perkins Restaurant in

Purpose-Acquire, develop, and manage trail corridors in southwestern Pennsylvania; Create and promote opportunities for recreation, tourism, economic development and historic and conservation.

Term Expires

Members
Dana Kendrik
Joe Beal
James Johnson 
 
12/31/1912/31/20
12/31/19
Southwestern PA Commission - SPC - Four Year Term

Purpose-Encompassing a 10 county area, SPC is the forum where the region collaborates to create development strategy and to plan and prioritize major public investments in transportation.

Term Expires

Members - Fayette County
Vince Vicites  - County Commissioner Representative 
Angela M. Zimmerlink - County Commissioner Representative 
Dave Lohr - Elected Official Representative 
Fred Junko - Citizen At Large Representative   
Joe Grata- Citizen At Large Representative  
 
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/19
SPC - Public Participation Panel - Two Year Term

Purpose-Provide public comment and participation to the SPC on major transportation decisions and to advise SPC on ways to strengthen its public involvement program.

Term Expires

Members
 

Bill Blaney                Tom McGrew               Harry Joseph             Joe Ambrose              

Jesse Wallace           Charles Matthews        Tammy Stenson         Jaime Brower

Andrew French          Darlene Centrofanti     Mike Edwards             Bernie Kasievich

Lester Ward              Alan George                Jim Marmol                Greg Lincoln                 

Daniel Glitz               Muriel Nuttall              Mark Yauger               Art Brower

Dave Grantz             Lori Groover-Smith       Brian Kisiel                Kathy Rice

Donna Holdorf           Joe Segilia                  Jim Marmol                Tom McGrew  

Andrew Kormanik      Mark Rafail                 Madonna Nicklow        Bernard John

Phil Michael               Gwen Ridgley              Robert Shark             Josh Gerson

Gene Hajek               Warren Hughes

 

PennDot - Rachel Duda, Angela Saunders, Joe Szcur

 

Resource Members - Angela Zimmerlink, Dave Lohr, Vince Vicites, Joe Grata, Art Capella, Joe Ambrose, Debra Evans-Rhodes

 
All Terms
Expire
12/31/18
Fayette County Transportation Executive Committee
Meets 1st Wednesday at 9:30am March, June, September, and November
at FACT on Airport Road
724-628-7433

Purpose-This is a 7 member committee appointed by the Commissioners to provide advice to the Commissioners and FACT and to advance FACT's mission of assuring access to transportation to County residents.

Effective February 2017 new bylaws

 

Term Expires

Members 
Pat Noble
John Kormanik
Sandra Morris  
 
Gwen Ridgely
Dan Vidovich     
Josh Gerson
Bill Hughes
 
12/31/18
12/31/18
12/31/19
 
12/31/18
12/31/19
12/31/19
12/31/18
Fayette County UCC Appeals Board - Staggered Terms

Purpose-Conducts formal public hearings on appeals of the decision of the UCC Enforcement Officer of Fayette County.

Term Expires

Members
Tim Emory       - Category 1 Builder                            
Tim McGrew    - Category 2 Engineer
Dan Agostini - Category 4 Contractor                  
Rob Sleighter - Category 3 Civil Engineer              
Emilio Chip Ciarrocchi - Category 5 Developer                
Carl Ciez - Alternate/Contractor                           
Scott Conn - Alternate/Contractor                        
 
 12/31/18
 12/31/18
 12/31/19
 12/31/19
 12/31/19
 12/31/19
 12/31/19
Workforce Investment Board - WIB- Three Year Term
Meetings March, June, September, December
724-755-2145  
www.westfaywib.org          
Purpose-Westmoreland and Fayette WIB's mission is to identify and address gaps in the workforce of the counties and to build relationships with employers, educators, economic development committees and elected officials; WIB oversees the CareerLinks in Fayette and Westmoreland counties.

Term Expires

Members - Fayette County Representatives  - Terms begin July 1
 
James Jones                             Business                                                      4 year
Muriel Nuttall                             Business                                                     4 year 
Joe Putila                                 Business                                                      2 year
Doug Decker                             Business                                                      4 year 
George Rattay                           Labor                                                          4 year
Ed Yankovich                            Labor                                                          4 year
Joe Seglia                                Business                                                      4 year
Jim Stark                                 Community Based Organization                      3 year
Frank Staszko                          State Employment Service Wagner-Peyser       3 year
Phil Savini                                Citizen at Large                                             4 year
 
 
6/30/19
6/30/19
6/30/17
6/30/21
6/30/21
6/30/19
6/30/19
6/30/18
6/30/18
6/30/21
Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board  - Three Year Term
Meets 10:00am Wednesday at Public Service Building as Advertised in the Legal Notices

Purpose-Conducts formal public hearings and may reverse, affirm or modify the order, requirement, decision or determination appealed and provide interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance.  

Term Expires

Paid Board Members
Robert Lesnick- Full Time
John Cole - Full Time
Deborah E. Marella- Full Time          
Vacant- Alternate
Charlie Matthews-Alternate
 
Wendy O'Brien - Solicitor
 
12/31/19
12/31/20
12/31/18
12/31/19
12/31/20
 
N/A 

Pittsburgh Regional Alliance - One Year Term

Purpose-

Term Expires

Member - Fayette County Representative
Angela Zimmerlink - Commissioner Representative            
 
12/31/18

 

Term Expires

              
 
Southwestern PA Human Service - SPHS- One Year Term
Term
Expires
Member - Fayette County Representative
Jolene Hough  

12/31/18

Fay Penn Economic Development Council

Vince Vicites - Commissioner Representative 

 

12/31/19