The mission of ALOM is to foster local government in Allegheny County and Southwestern Pennsylvania by educating elected officials, delivering essential resources and advocating for sound policy and legislation.

ALOM is helping public servants make their communities better.

Riverfront Place
810 River Avenue, Suite 110
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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F | 412.261.7606

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for the Allegheny League of Municipalities (ALOM) is drawn from the municipalities, municipal authorities and municipal associations that were a part of the organization since its inception in 1974.

Officers of the Board of Directors:

  • Chair –   Amie Downs – Allegheny County
  • 1st Vice Chair – Mr.Bob Doddato – ACATO
  • 2nd Vice Chair – Mr. Tom McElhone – AC&WPATC
  • 3rd Vice Chair – Ms. Margaret Lanier – City of Pittsburgh
  • Treasurer – Ms. Jeanne Clark, ALCOSAN
  • Solicitor -. Michael J. Witherel, Esq.

Members of the Board:

  • Skip Allen
  • Richard Dellapenna
  • Bob Doddato
  • Vicki Donnelly
  • Greg Erosenko
  • Rich Fitzgerald
  • Leeann Foster
  • Herb Hartle


  • Ron Panza
  • Bill Peduto
  • Pete Poninsky
  • Bill Poston
  • Anthony Taliani
  • Gary Underwood
  • Dennis Watson
  • Dave Zarnick


According to the By Laws of ALOM, the Board of Directors is structured as follows:

  • 3 individuals representing Allegheny County
  • 3 individuals representing the City of Pittsburgh
  • 2 individuals representing the water and sewer authorities collectively
  • 1 individual representing each of the following: City of McKeesport, Penn Hills, and Mt. Lebanon
  • 3 individuals representing each of the 3 umbrella Associations of ALOM; The Allegheny County Boroughs Association (ACBA), The Allegheny County Association of Township Officials (ACATO), and The Allegheny County & Western Pennsylvania Association of Township Commissioners (AC&WPATC)