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Published: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Port Authority of Allegheny County board members and officers as of Friday following the board's annual meeting.

Jeff Letwin

Age: 59

Post: Chairman

Occupation: Attorney, managing partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis

Noteworthy: Voted to fire former CEP Steve Bland. Former solicitor at county's Airport Authority, he remains special counsel handling legal issues related to possible gas drilling at airport.

Tom Donatelli

Age: 64

Post: Vice chairman

Occupation: Assistant vice president of construction services, Michael Baker Jr. Inc.

Noteworthy: Voted to fire Bland. Former director of Allegheny County Public Works.

John Tague

Age: 66

Post: Treasurer

Occupation: Principal at JT Consulting Services, which advises groups on disability policies and training programs.

Noteworthy: Voted to fire Bland. Has muscular dystrophy and uses wheelchair.

Constance Parker

Age: 70

Post: Secretary

Occupation: Community relations coordinator for PennDOT's District 11, including Allegheny County.

Noteworthy: Voted to fire Bland. President of NAACP's Pittsburgh branch.

John A. Brooks

Age: 71

Post: Member

Occupation: Retired CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Regional Council of Carpenters.

Noteworthy: Opposed firing Bland, though didn't vote Friday. Former chairman and board's longest-serving member, appointed in 1996.

Mavis Rainey

Age: 47

Post: Member

Occupation: Executive Director of Oakland Transportation Management Association.

Noteworthy: Voted against firing Bland. On board of Oakland Planning and Development Corp.

Amanda Green Hawkins

Age: 41

Post: Member

Occupation: Director of Civil and Human Rights, assistant general counsel for United Steelworkers .

Noteworthy: Voted against firing Bland. Sits on Allegheny County Council.

Eddie Edwards Jr.

Age: 39

Post: Member

Occupation: Attorney at Dinsmore & Stohl.

Noteworthy: Voted against firing Bland. Has been agent for pro athletes.

Joseph G. Brimmeier

Age: 64

Occupation: Former CEO of Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Noteworthy: Voted to fire Bland. Former chief of staff to former U.S. Rep. Ron Klink, D-Murrysville, who was County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's choice to succeed Bland as interim CEO.

 

 
 


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