Allegheny County & Western Pennsylvania Association of Township Commissioners (AC&WPATC)



Joint Fall Conference of Boroughs, Townships and Authorities

The 2023 Joint Fall Conference took place October 19-22 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront.  Many thanks to the attendees, sponsors and speakers who attended, making this event a great success! Click here to view the 2023 conference photo album.  


2023 Educational Topics to Include:

  • State Treasury Department Programs
  • Funding for Clean Energy
  • Police Use of AI
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • State Grant Funding Workshop
  • Property Tax Assessments and Your Budget
  • And more!

2023 Special Features:

  • The entire event will take place within the Sheraton! No walking to the Convention Center!
  • Thursday Welcome Reception Sponsored by PA American Water
  • Friday evening Banquet and Entertainment by Daniels & McClain (frequents at ALOM Spring Conference Hospitality)
  • Partners Programming (jewelry making)



AC&WPATC Board of Directors


  • President Todd Miller of Crescent Township
  • 1st Vice President Gwen Rodi of South Fayette
  • 2nd Vice President Rich Withee of Crescent Township
  • Treasurer Jim Boyle of Shaler Township
  • Secretary Rick Stoneburner of East Deer Township
  • Corresponding Secretary Jason Davidek of ALOM
  • Solicitor Emily Mueller, Esq.
  • Solicitor Harlan S. Stone, Esq.

Members of the Board:

  • Eric Bengel of Harrison Township
  • Sarah Poweska of Ross Township
  • George Thompson of North Versailles Township
  • Mark Wells of Wilkins Township 
  • Rebecca Sray of South Fayette
  • Rick Rutter of Neville Township
  • Ren Bartoe of Patterson Township
  • MaryAnn Cupples of Collier Township

Past Presidents

  • Anthony Taliani of East Deer
  • Dave Zarnick of Butler
  • Sam Juliano of North Versailles