Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC)

Overview

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, or SPC, is the region's forum for collaboration, planning, and public decision-making. As the official Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the ten-county region including the City of Pittsburgh and the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland, SPC is responsible for planning and prioritizing the use of all state and federal transportation funds allocated to the region. The Commission has the authority and responsibility to make decisions affecting the 10-county region. Click here for a full Commissioner listing.

As the Local Development District (LDD) and Economic Development District (EDD) for Southwestern Pennsylvania (as designated by the U.S. Appalachian Regional Commissionand the U.S. Department of Commerce), SPC establishes regional economic development priorities and provides a wide range of public services to the region.

For more information, visit the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission website.

Meetings

Time:  Regularly scheduled meetings are held on the last Monday of the following months:  January, March, May, July, September, and November

Location:  Meetings are held in Suite 400 (the North Meeting Room) of Chatham Center, located at 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA  15219

Members

  • Dave Lohr, Elected Official Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Vince Vicites, County Commissioner Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Angela M. Zimmerlink, County Commissioner Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Fred Junko, Citizen At Large Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Joe Grata, Citizen At Large Representative
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019


Ten-County Region Served by the SPC

Colored map of 10-county region served by the Southwestern Pennysylvania Commission (SPC)

Contact Us

For more information, visit the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission website.

Term

Members serve multi-year terms and may be reappointed. The chair and vice-chair, elected by voting members, serve two-year terms.

Board and Committee Vacancies

The Commissioners are seeking five or six individuals to participate on the Transportation Demand Management Committee/Strategic Action Plan for the 10-county region served by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC). This is a stakeholder committee representing a wide array of major employers, including public agencies, academic institutions, major venues, and local governments.

If you would like to be considered for appointment to this Committee, please submit a letter of interest via email to jambrose@fayettepa.org or via snail mail to Joe Ambrose, Commissioners' Office, 61 East Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401. All letters of interest must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29. 2019.

For more information, call 724.430.1200 x1607.