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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 (remote), May (hybrid), September (hybrid), and November (remote). All agendas will be posted on this page the day prior to the meeting with links.

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

Vacant, Treasurer

Amy Starrett, Secretary

Charles Bennett

Rep. Austin Davis

Sabina Deitrick

Eric Ewell

Tyler Gellasch

Jay Hornack, Solicitor

Tom Maglicco

Rep. Nick Pisciottano

David Perla

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

November 16, 2022