Member Listing

Allegheny Conference on Community Development (ACCD)

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates work in collaboration with public and private sector partners to stimulate economic growth and enhance the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania. The Conference is a private sector leadership organization with over 300 Regional Investors. Regional Investors – all heads of our region’s employers – provide civic leadership to execute a focused agenda for regional improvement. Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Carlow University

Carlow University, a Catholic, women-centered, liberal arts institution embodying the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, engages its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, and research. This engagement empowers individuals to think clearly and creatively; to actively pursue intellectual endeavors; to discover, challenge, or affirm cul.tural and aesthetic values; to respond reverently to God and others; and to embrace an ethic of service for a just and merciful world. Carlow University

Amy Neil, Vice President Communications & Strategic Positioning
Andrew (Drew) Wilson, Director Media Relations
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Andrew Carnegie established the library movement in Pittsburgh and he firmly believed that libraries would be central to the vitality of our community. Throughout the Library's 110 year history, we have remained true to Carnegie's vision and continue to be "free to the people." Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Holly Anderton, Department Head First Floor
Main Library Servicess
4400 Forbes Avenue.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon has followed a path devoted to excellence in both research and education. At the heart of our efforts is a dedication to producing highly-qualified research scientists. Our greatest strength has been out ability to push experimental computer science ideas from theory to practical demonstration. We have enjoyed productive working relationships with industry, enriching our environment with practical applications and technology transfer. Carnegie Mellon University

Tim McNulty
Associate Vice Provost, Government Relations
Ms. Jennifer Meccariello-Layman, Assistant Director
425 Warner Hall
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Andrew Carnegie established Carnegie Institute to help people improve their lives through educational and cultural experiences.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Maureen Rolla, Director of Strategic Initiatives
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Central Oakland Community Organization (COCO)

Kathy Boykowcyz
c/o 3433 Bates Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15213 

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP)

CHP is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all children through excellence in patient care, teaching and research. CHP is the only hospital in western Pennsylvania devoted solely to the care of infants, children and young adults. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Ellen Mazo, Government Liaison
4401 Penn Aenue
pittsburgh, PA  15224

COR: Coalition of Oakland Residents

The Coalition of Oakland Residents (COR) will serve as a neighborhood alliance that effectively engages, informs and connects all of Oakland's diverse residential communities and their respective groups on matters relevant to quality of life for everyone.  The group consists of representatives from Oakland's neighborhood associations. COR's mission states:  "We are a collective voice for the residents of Oakland. Our goal is to improve life in Oakland by promoting community groups, by enocuraging communication among these groups, and by advocating on their behalf to entities that impact these groups, their constituent communities and our fellow residents." COR: Coalition of Oakland Residents

Community Human Services

CHS is a South Oakland community-based organization established in the 1970's to provide a range of human services to the South Oakland community. Over the years, CHS has extended its program throughout the Pittsburgh area. Community Human Services

Adrienne Walnoha, CEO
Trevor Smith, Oakland Food Pantry
374 Lawn Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Department of City Planning

The Department of City Planning sets the framework for the City's development through policy and development review by the Planning Commission and through administration of the zoning ordinance. The department pursues community development by facilitating community planning processes, supporting community based and technical assistance organizations and programs, and administrating the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Department of City Planning

Ray Gasfil, AICP, Director
Justin Miller, Senior Planner
200 Ross Street
Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA  15219

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is one of only five not-for-profit, full-service women's hospital facilities in the United States dedicated to the care of women throughout all stages of life. Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Linda D. Antonelli, Vice President Administrative Services
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID)

The Oakland Business Improvement District is dedicated to improving the cleanliness, appearance, and perception of safety in Oakland, bringing about revitalization, preserving Oakland's unique commercial environment, and undertaking marketing and development initiatives to make Oakland a vibrant destination for visitors, residents, owners, employees, and students. Oakland Business Improvement District

Georgia S. Petropoulos, Executive Director
Mary Davidson Williams, Communications Coordinator
235 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Oakland Planning & Development Corporation (OPDC)

OPDC is a community-based organization that engages in planning and development that contribute to the vitality of Oakland and surrounding communities.
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation

Wanda Wilson, Executive Director
Elly Fisher, Assistant Director
235 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Oakland Transportation Managment Association (OTMA)

OTMA serves the Oakland community through advocacy and provision of information to encourage good transportation choices by commuters, residents and visitors alike with the goal of increasing the use of modes other than the automobile. These alternative modes will reduce congestion and improve the quality of the street environment and therefore the quality of life in Oakland. Oakland Transportation Management Association

Mavis Rainey, Executive Director
Jina O'Neill, Program Administrator
235 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

People's Oakland

Peoples Oakland is a private, nonprofit corporation that Puts People First in Recovery. Peoples Oakland is a premier recovery and wellness center for individuals who are in treatment for and recovering from serious and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. To carry out a holistic and innovative approach to mental health, Peoples Oakland has constructed a facility with a multipurpose social center, a commercial kitchen, a fitness center, meeting rooms, offices, a large secure outside deck, and a resource and information center staffed by peers and equipped with computers for access to the internet. Programs include counseling, nutrition, fitness, sports and recreation, MISA and Recovery, and opening employment opportunities. We continue to participate in planning and development for the overall good of the Oakland community.

Sandra Phillips, Executive Director
Andrea Tempalski, Psychiatric Rehab Specialist
3433 Bates Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens was built in 1893 by Henry Phipps as a gift to the City of Pittsburgh and a source of pleasure and instruction. In recent years, Phipps has transformed into one of the worlds' greenest public gardens, serving as a model of sustainability for the next century and expanding its campus to include the first LEED® certified visitor's center in a public garden; the first LEED certified grenhouses (LEED Platinum EBOM); a revolutionary, energy-efficient Tropical Forest Conservatory; and the Center fo Sustainable Landscapes (CSL), a net-zero energy and water building designed to meet the Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum and 4 Stars Sustainable SITES™ certification. Through its efforts, Phipps upholds a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and imporatnce of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being trhough action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.  Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

Richard V. Piacentini, Executive Director
Deborah McGuire, Executive Assistant
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Pittsburgh Board of Public Education

The Pittsburgh Public Schools are dedicated to improving the social and academic achievement to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s State Goal Standards for all students, one child at a time, by providing outstanding staff, curriculum and instructional practices and a wide range of productive opportunities for parent and community involvement which enable all students to be successful school and community citizens who grow into contributing adults.
Pittsburgh Public Schools

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, is working to restore, renew, revitalize and preserve the four great parks of Pittsburgh - Frick, Highland, Riverview and Schenley. Restoration efforts will be conducted with environmental sensitivity and respect for the parks' historic landscape design and the recreational needs of modern users. Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Kenny Slaughter, Facilities Manager
Heather Sage, Director of Community Projects
2000 Technology Drive
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Pittsburgh Playhouse of Point Park University

The Pittsburgh Playhouse is home to four performing companies: The Pittsburgh Playhouse Repertory Company (REP), Point Park University's professional theatre company, and three student companies, the Conservatory Theatre Company, the Playhouse Dance Company and the second oldest children's theatre in America, the Playhouse, Jr. Pittsburgh Playhouse of Point Park University

Mr. David Vinski, Managing Director
222 Craft Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAT)

PAT was established by legislation enacted by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1956 (as amended in 1959) to develop an integrated mass transportation system for Allegheny County. By 1964, most public transit in Allegheny County was operated by Port Authority. Today, Port Authority, in addition to providing daily bus, rail and incline service, is engaged in a number of initiatives such as constructing park and rIde lots, construction of the North Shore Connector, an extension of the rail system and participating in the Eastern Corridor Transit Study Transitional Analysis. Port Authority of Allegheny County

Mr. Fred Mergner, Assistant Manager of Service Planning and Schedules
345 Sixth Avenue
Third Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

The mission of the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Parking Authority) includes a dimension beyond the basic responsibility to provide and maintain spaces for vehicle parking throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Our mission also includes supporting the efforts of City Departments and agencies to ensure the economic progress of our region. Pittsburgh Parking Authority

Mr. Anthony Boule, Director of Administration
222 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Regional Industrial Development Corp. (RIDC)

The RIDC is a private, non-profit organization created to promote business and economic development in the southwestern Pennsylvania region. RIDC's primary responsibility is the creation of strategic real estate development to assist in the growth of the region's various business sectors.

425 Sixth Avenue
Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

South Oakland Neighborhood Group (SONG)

South Oakland Neighborhood Group (SONG). This is a South Oakland residential neighborhood located south east of Bates Street and south of the Boulevard of the Allies. This neighborhood includes streets such as Ward, Parkview, Juliet, Frazier, Dawson, Homes Place among others. Their objective is to represent the interests of the residents of this neighborhood and bring those issues to the larger group Central Okland Community Organiztions (COCO).

3716 Frazier Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh was established in 1787 as a small private school, the Pittsburgh Academy. At that time, it was located in a log cabin near Pittsburgh's three rivers. In the 219 years since, the University has evolved into an internationally recognized center of learning and research and has been elected to the Association of American Universities (AAU). The AAU is an organization comprising the leading research universities in North America. University of Pittsburgh

Mr. Paul A. Supowitz, Chairman, Oakland Task Force and Vice Chancellor for Community and Governmental Relations and Associate General Counsel
Mr. G. Reynolds Clark, Immediate Past Chairman of Oakland Task Force and Vice Chancellor for Community Initiatives & Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor
Dr. John M. Wilds, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Community Relations
Mr. Eli Shorak, Associate Vice Chancellor for Business
Mr. Kannu Sahni, Director for Community Relations
Mr. Ron Leibow, Project Manager, Facilities Management

Oakland Task Force
c/o 710 Alumni Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Progress doesn't just happen. It takes passion, vision, and commitment. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has been driven by this philosophy - all in support of our mission to create a nationally and internationally renowned center of medical excellence. Today, UPMC is a bridge to the future. While remaining true to our academic and patient care mission, our vision has taken on a new focus. We are inspired by a commitment to apply our expertise; creating new businesses in biomedicine, biosecurity, and information technology. UPMC

John P. Krolicki
Vice President of Facilities & Support Services
UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside
200 Lothrop Stret
Pittsburgh, PA  15261

Veteran's Hospital

The Veteran's Hospital of Pittsburgh has a shared vision to put veterans first in everything they do, working together to exceed their expectations.
VA Hospital

Mr. Steven Young

Western PA School for Blind Children

Founded in 1887, the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children (WPSBC) is a multifaceted organization that strives to provide individuals from infants to adults with visual impairment every opportunity to succeed. Located in the heart of Oakland, our overarching goal is to help individuals with visual impairment become as independent as possible.

Our expansive work impacts babies, students and adults from 33 counties in western Pennsylvania. From our on-campus students who are blind with multiple disabilities, to the hundreds of students with visual impairments throughout the region attending their local schools, to our graduates participating in our adult day program, our commitment to those we serve has no bounds.

Dr. Heidi Ondek, Superintendent/Executive Director
201 N. Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213