Ethics Hearing Board Members
*All Board members are required to be residents of the City of Pittsburgh.
Chair Alex Matthews
Vice Chair Sean Coleman
Patrick J. Bigley
Secretary Patrick J. Bigley was nominated by the Allegheny County Labor Council to the City of Pittsburgh Ethics Hearing Board. Mayor William Peduto and Pittsburgh City Council approved the nomination in June of 2016.
Mr. Bigley, an Overbrook resident, is currently the President of Pittsburgh Plumber’s Local Union #27. Plumber’s Local Union #27 serves fifteen counties in Western Pennsylvania with over 1200 members. Mr. Bigley, with 39 years as a Journeyman- Master Plumber, is an instructor for Plumber’s L.U. #27 Apprentices and Journeymen in OSHA Safety Training. Mr. Bigley is employed by the Pittsburgh School District as the Coordinating Foreman for 66 Pittsburgh Building and Construction Trades personnel.
Mr. Bigley has served the residents of Pittsburgh having been appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Pittsburgh Housing Authority in 2006, by Mayor Bob O’Connor. He was appointed to the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors in 2012, by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. Mr. Bigley also served on PWSA’s Green Initiative Committee (GITAC). As a member of the Pittsburgh School District’s Safety Steering Committee, the District received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in 2006 and 2012. Mr. Bigley has served his neighborhood as a Board Member, Manager, and Volunteer of both Carrick Community Athletic Association and Carrick High School Baseball.
As a member of the Pittsburgh School District’s Safety Steering Committee, the District received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in 2006 & 2012. Mr. Bigley has served his neighborhood as a Board Member, Manager, & Volunteer of both Carrick Community Athletic Association and Carrick High School Baseball.
Lynn Williams Davenport
Lynn Williams Davenport was appointed to the City of Pittsburgh Ethics Hearing Board by Mayor William Peduto in May of 2016.
Ms. Davenport is an Associate Professor of Economics at Community College of Allegheny County. Ms. Davenport is also an attorney licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and Washington, D.C. Ms. Davenport began her career in New York as an attorney with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York before moving to Pittsburgh with her family. She received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, an M.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. in Economics from Smith College.
Ms. Davenport has been very active in the Pittsburgh philanthropic community and served on numerous boards and committees. She currently serves on the boards of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, Bridgeway Capital and Carnegie Museum of Art.