Office of Mayor William Peduto
Equal Opportunity Review Commission (EORC)


The Equal Opportunity Review Commission (EORC) reviews and approves all applicable construction contracts for compliance with Chapter 161 of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, as well as the contractor's compliance with City of Pittsburgh's policies regarding minority and women business enterprise opportunities. It also develops policies regarding employment opportunities for minorities and women in contracting with the City of Pittsburgh and its Authorities.

Governing Documents

Pittsburgh Code Title One, Article IX, Ch. 177A

Appointment Guidelines

  • 11 members
    • All appointed by Mayor


  • Richard Bellesario
    Term expires 5.31.2012
  • Jennifer Danquist
    Term Expires 5.31.2014
  • James Herring, Vice Chair
    Term Expires 5.31.2014
  • Joann Monroe
    Term Expires 5.31.2016
  • Marvin Leibowitz
    Term Expires 5.31.2012
  • Marc Little
    Term Expires 5.31.2014
  • Jason Matthews
    Term Expires 5.31.2014
  • James Overton, Chair
    Term Expires 5.31.2014
  • Erin Conley
    Term Expires 5.31.2016
  • Margaret Ringel Baker
    Term Expires 5.31.2014

Residency Requirements



None, except $5/meeting for parking


Third Wednesday of each month

Contact Information



The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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