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


  • 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
  • Marvin Leibowitz, Attorney
    Term Expires 5/31/2016
  • Joann Monroe
    Term Expires 5/31/2016
  • Florence Rouzier
    Term 11/17/2014 - 2018
  • Karen Hall
    Term 4/15/2015 - 3/31/2019

Residency Requirements

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


None, except $5/meeting for parking


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


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

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