BOARD EXPLORER

Understanding Pittsburgh's unelected power structure

Wayne Fontana

Who they are

Age72 years old
Party affiliationDemocrat
ResidenceBrookline (Pittsburgh)
Day jobState Senator, Pennsylvania Senate
EducationCommunity College of Allegheny County
Contact 717-787-5300, 412-344-2551
fontana@pasenate.com

Boards they serve on

Sports and Exhibition Authority
CITY
COUNTY

Chair
Owns and leases PNC Park, Heinz Field, CONSOL Energy Center; owns some parking and parks; operates David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
5-year term: first served 4/26/2013, current term ends 12/31/2024.

Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County
COUNTY

Member
Stimulates economic and community growth through real estate development, funding business development and addressing blight.
5-year term: first served 5/24/2013, current term ends 5/23/2023.

Pittsburgh Land Bank
CITY

Member
Charged with returning unproductive real estate to reuse.
3-year term: first served 11/10/2014, current term ends 11/1/2023.

Authority for Improvements in Municipalities
COUNTY

Member
Provides low-interest loans to municipal governments and authorities to help them finance capital needs.
5-year term: first served 2/23/2021, current term ends 12/31/2023.

Finance and Development Commission
COUNTY

Member
Manages the Allegheny County Industrial Development Authority, Allegheny County Hospital Development Authority, Allegheny County Higher Education Building Authority and Allegheny County Residential Finance Authority
5-year term: first served 2/23/2021, current term ends 12/31/2023.
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