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

Function

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

Appointment Guidelines

  • 11 members
    • All appointed by Mayor

Members

  • Ralph L. Bangs, PhD
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 2018
  • Jessica Bellas, P.E., PMP
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 2018
  • Erin Conley
    • Term Expires 5/31/2016
  • Freddie Croce
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 11/17/2018
  • Justin D. Laing, MPM
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 2018
  • Tracey McCants Lewis
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 11/17/2018
  • Akiesha R. Gilcrist
    • Term 5/31/2016-5/31/2020
  • James Myers
    • Term 5/31/2016 - 5/31/2020
  • Florence Rouzier
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 2018
  • Karen Hall
    • Term 4/15/2015 - 3/31/2019
  • Dr. Barry Nathan
    • Term 10/21/2015 - 4/15/2018

Residency Requirements

The EORC Commissioners have to be City of Pittsburgh residents and  they receive a parking reimbursement of $15.

Compensation

None, except $5/meeting for parking

Meetings

Held on the third Wednesday of each month from 12 PM-2PM, in Room 646 of the City-County Building.

Contact Information

Phone: 412-255-8804

Website

http://pittsburghpa.gov/mayor/group?id=30

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

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