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Our Board

The Steel Valley Authority Board is made up of delegates from member municipalities and industry leaders who provide technical assistance to manufacturers. The board provides decision making, financial direction and fundraising for the Authority. 

The Board hosts 4 meetings per year on the third Wednesday of February, May, September, and November. Due to COVID, the meetings have been moved to Zoom. If you would like to participate, contact the office at 412-342-0534.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the SVA Board of Directors, please contact us at: 412-342-0534 (phone) or camihalko@steelvalley.org

Current board members include:

Lori Schmidt, Chairperson

Tom Michlovic, Vice Chair

Chris Casavale, Treasurer

Amy Starrett, Secretary

Patrick Bendel

Charles Bennett

Rep. Austin Davis

Sabina Dietrick

Eric Ewell

Tyler Gellasch

Jay Hornack, Solicitor

Tom Maglicco

Rep. Nick Pisciottano

David Perla

Gina Velar

Robert Witherell

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Board Members in Photo:

Solicitor Jay Hornack, Rob Witherell, Chairwoman Lori Schmidt, Amy Starrett, Colleen Wooten, Tom Michlovic, Eric Pferdekamper, Chris Casavale, Tom Maglicco, and Jeffrey Schaffer


February 16, 2022

May 18, 2022

September 21, 2022

  • Agenda

  • Minutes

November 16, 2022

  • Agenda

  • Minutes


February 2021 Minutes

May 2021 Minutes

September 2021 Minutes

November 17, 2021 

Board Agenda/Meeting Link and Board Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes