Boards, Authorities & Commissions

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.

3rd Annual Women Business Enterprise Event

The City of Pittsburgh's Equal Opportunity Review Commission (EORC) and Carlow University invited women business owners to attend its third annual Women Business Enterprise (WBE) event "How to do Business" program on March 8th, 2018.

The 4th Annual Women Business Enterprise Event was held in March 2019. Here is the link to the coverage of the event.


City of Pittsburgh-Office of Mayor  is hosting a Women Business Enterprise event on March 12, 2020 .  Register Here

Governing Documents


  • Executive Order - Mayor William Peduto Signs Workforce Development and Labor Agreement Orders
  • Beacon -The City of Pittsburgh's new and improved Beacon website has been enhanced to a more user friendly, web-based eProcurement system.
  • MWBE Form - Equal Opportunity Review Commission Minority & Women Business Enterprise and Veteran-Owned Small Business Required Documentation


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


  • Earl Buford
    • Term 5/31/2022
  • Erin Conley
    • Term 6/28/2016 - 5/31/2020
  • Jenna Cramer
    • Term 4/30/2022
  • Dr. Karen Hall
    • Term 4/15/2015 - 2/28/2022
  • Tracey McCants Lewis
    • Term 11/17/2014 - 10/24/2021
  • James Myers
    • Term 5/31/2016 - 5/31/2020
  • Monica Ruiz   
    • 4/30/2022
  • Demeshia Seals
    • Term 9/14/2016 - 10/24/2021
    Sara Segel    
    • ​​​​​​4/30/2022
  • Jennie Sweet-Cushman
    • Term 12/20/2017- 9/30/2021
  • Andrea Vasquez
    • Term 9/20/2017 - 10/31/2021

Contact Information

Phone: 412-255-8804