Authorities, Boards and Commissions

Authorities, Board and Commissions Active Members List

Last updated March 28, 2019

NOTE: If an individual's term expires but they have not been replaced, then they remain on the board.


 

AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Resolution 2010-38

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

Mark Frumkin                                          2011-9                                     1/2016

Dave Antolick                                          2012-4                                     1/2017

Mark Osadchy                                         2016-17                                   1/2018**
**(His original term expired 1/7/13, but he was not reappointed until 2016.)

Dr. Julian Greco                                      2016-19                                   1/2019**
**(The original term expired 1/6/14 and was held by Robert Delese. Mr. Delese was never replaced until 2016.)

Dr. Thomas Kislan                                  2016-18                                   1/2020**
**(His original term expired 1/5/15, but he was not reappointed until 2016.)


 

BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE

(3-Year Terms-Staggered)

Created by Ordinance 2016-16

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

**NO ONE APPOINTED TO THIS COMMITTEE AS OF 10/25/16**


 

BLIGHTED PROPERTY REVIEW COMMITTEE

(2-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 2016-15

2 COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS AND 1 MAYOR APPOINTMENT

(Also 1 Appointment from the Planning Commission and

1 Appointment from the Redevelopment Authority)

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

David Sosar                                            2016-119                                 1/2018
(Council’s Appointment)

Mark Rabo                                              2016-120                                 1/2018
(Council’s Appointment)

Joyce Chunko                                        2016-135                                 1/2018
(Redevelopment Authority’s Appointment)

Joseph Zeller                                         2016-136                                 1/2018
(Mayor’s Appointment)

Solicitor:          Sean Logsdon, Esquire

DONALD G. KARPOWICH, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, P.C.


 

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

(4-Year Terms)

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

Rocco G. Formica                                   2018-23                                   1/2022

Gary Danish                                            2016-20                                   1/2020

Molly Blasko                                            2015-34                                   1/2019

Solicitor:          Christopher Slusser, Esquire
                        Slusser Law Firm


 

DOWNTOWN OVERLAY DISTRICT REVIEW COMMITTEE

(3-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 2011-12

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                         Resolution                   Expires

Peg Bono                                                            2015-36                       1/2018

Sue Farley                                                          2016-21                       1/2018

Jose Esteves                                                      2016-22                       1/2018

Krista Schneider                                                 2014-23                       1/2017

William Spear                                                     2015-24                       1/2018

Stephanie Pcolinsky                                           2014-21                       1/2017
(Serving remainder of Lauren Vito’s term, who resigned)

 Lorenzo Wright                                                  2014-22                       1/2017


 

HAZLETON CITY AUTHORITY – WATER DEPT.

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 1121

COUNCIL’S APPOINTMENTS

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

Randy J. Cahalan, Manager                     N/A                                         N/A                   

Robert Stefanovich                                  2017-9                                   1/2022

John Nilles                                               2017-98                                 1/2021

Patrick Fay                                               2018-40                                 1/2023

David Sosar                                             2015-9                                   1/2020

Michael DeCosmo, Jr.                             2019-6                                    1/2024

Solicitor:          Peter O’Donnell, Esquire


 

HAZLETON HOUSING AUTHORITY

(5-Year Terms)

Created through the Housing Act

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                         Resolution                               Expires

Anthony Colombo, Sr.                                         2018-21                                   1/2021

Charles Gennaro                                                 2017-11                                   1/2022

Amilcar Arroyo                                                     2014-20                                   1/2019

Ed Shemansky                                                    2017-5                                     1/2020                             

Joseph Yannuzzi                                                 2018-69                                   1/2023

Solicitor:          David Glassberg, Esquire


 

HEALTH BOARD

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 1237

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                            Resolution                               Expires

Andrea Andrews                                                     2013-9                                     1/2018

William Spear                                                         2012-5                                     1/2017

Carmela Evanko                                                     2010-14                                   1/2015

Dr. Barbara Vilushis                                                2014-19                                   1/2019

Patricia Tunnessen                                                 2011-7                                     1/2016


 

HEALTH SERVICES AUTHORITY

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 82-3

COUNCIL’S APPOINTMENTS

Name and Address                                         Resolution                               Expires

Robert Hoppy                                                      2015-27                                  1/2020

Anthony Urillo                                                      2016-7                                    1/2021

Joseph Baran                                                      2017-71                                  1/2021

Mary Pat Stroia                                                   2015-28                                  1/2018

Antonio Rodriguez                                               2019-7                                   1/2024


 

INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE AND INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE BOARD OF APPEALS

(BUILDING OFFICIALS & CODE ADMINISTRATORS INTERNATIONAL)

(One 1-Year Term, One 3-Year Term,

One 4-year Term, and Two 5-Year Terms)

Created by Resolution 2005-58

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                         Resolution                               Expires

Charles Zeigler                                                   2014-57                                   1/2015
(Serving the remainder of Mike Wilfing’s 5-year term, who resigned)

John Andeara                                                     2012-42                                   1/2017

John Synoski, PE                                               2012-43                                   1/2016

George F. Hayden                                              2012-44                                   1/2017


 

PLANNING COMMISSION

(4-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 85-5

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                         Resolution                               Expires

Stephanie Pcolinsky (Vice Chairman)                2016-23                                   1/2020

Anne Vinatieri                                                     2016-43                                   1/2018

John Lenchak (Chairman)                                  2013-11                                   1/2017

Robert Fiume                                                      2019-19                                   1/2021

Jeff Yurek                                                            2015-20                                   1/2019

Secretary:        Sherry Longo

Solicitor:          Joseph R. Baranko, Jr., Esquire


 

REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Resolution 93-166

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS - By Executive Order

(Per Urban Development Law)

(No Council Approval)

Name and Address                                         Executive Order No.               Expires

Dominic Yannuzzi, Executive Director                          N/A                                  N/A

Joseph A. Scarcella (Chairman)                      Exec. Order 2013-01                 1/2018

Mary C. Kosko                                                 Exec. Order 2011-03                 1/2016

Bhavin Patel                                                    Exec. Order 2015-03                 1/2019
(Serving the remainder of Craig Budde’s term who resigned Nov. 2015)

Joyce Chunko                                                 Exec. Order 2012-02                 1/2017

Kim Ator                                                          Exec. Order 2015-02                  1/2020

Solicitor:          David Glassberg, Esquire


 

SEWER AUTHORITY

(5-Year Terms)

Created by an Unnumbered Resolution dated 11/21/61

Resolution Book No. 5, Page 375

COUNCIL’S APPOINTMENTS

Name and Address                                           Resolution                            Expires

Richard Ammon                                                    2017-8                                   1/2022

Ted Sherrock                                                        2015-39                                  1/2020
(Serving the remainder of Jeff Cusat’s 5-year term, who resigned. Jeff Cusat had originally replaced Gary Veneroso, whose term expired 1/2015.)

Frank George                                                        2016-5                                   1/2021                 

Vincent Fayock                                                     2016-6                                   1/2021

John Zola                                                             2018-24                                  1/2023

John Sullivan                                                        2019-8                                    1/2024

Solicitor:          Joseph D. Ustynoski, Esquire                                      SEND MAIL TO:

                                                                                                             GHJSA, P.O. Box 651, Hazleton, PA 18201


 

SHADE TREE COMMISSION

(Two 3-Year Terms; Five 5-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 88-46

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                 Resolution                   Term                           Expires

Monica Barletta                           2013-13                     5 Years                         1/2018                                                       

Frank Skokoski                           2015-38                     3 Years                         1/2017
(Serving the remainder of Wilma Ruggerio’s 3-year term, who resigned)

George Ator                                2013-14                    5 Years                          1/2018

Angelo Cusatis                           2013-15                    5 Years                          1/2018

Allyne (Dolly) Petrilak                 2014-16                       3 Years                       1/2017

Dr. Carl Frankel                          2015-31                       5 Years                        1/2020

Dr. Christopher Goguen             2015-32                       5 Years                        1/2020


 

TRI-AREA RECREATION AUTHORITY

(5-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 89-6

COUNCIL’S APPOINTMENTS

Name and Address                                         Resolution                               Expires

Neil Oberto                                                          2012-15                                   1/2027

Frank Romero                                                     2015-29                                   1/2020

William Midlick                                                    2013-20                                   1/2018


 

UCC APPEALS BOARD

(2-Year Terms)

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

George F. Hayden                                   2015-23                                   1/2017

Mark Imbriacco                                        2015-30                                   1/2017

John Synoski                                           2015-33                                   1/2017


 

VACANT PROPERTY REVIEW COMMITTEE

(2-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 2000-19

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                             Resolution                               Expires

James DeAndrea                                     2011-72                                   1/2013

Rich Saullo                                               2011-34                                   1/2013

John Lenchak                                           2011-34                                   1/2013

Jerry Palermo                                           2011-34                                   1/2013

Jim Perry                                                  2012-24                                   1/2013


 

VETERANS’ AFFAIRS ADVISORY BOARD

(4-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 2010-11

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

Name and Address                                            Resolution                               Expires

Edward Awdakimow                                              2016-49                                    1/2018

Roman J. Baran                                                    2016-50                                    1/2020

Jim Sabatella                                                        2016-52                                    1/2019

Andy Mhley                                                           2016-51                                    1/2020

Joseph "Sarge" Heintz                                          2016-48                                    1/2018

William Hines                                                        2016-88                                    1/2015


 

ZONING HEARING BOARD

 (3-Year Terms)

Created by Ordinance 1713

MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS

(Council Approval)

 Name and Address                                             Resolution                               Expires

Sonny Patel (Chairman)                                            2018-20                                 1/2020  
(Serving the remainder of Michael Pozzessere’s term, who resigned)                        

Bob Hoegg                                                                 2017-4                                  1/2020

Kevin Schadder                                                         2018-33                                 1/2019
(Serving the remainder of Ronald Radtke’s term, who passed away)
(Term Expires 1/2019)

Scott Letcher                                                             2018-22                                 1/2020
(Serving the remainder of Michael Lee’s term, who resigned)

John Paletski                                                            2016-26                                  1/2018
(Serving the remainder of Niurka Delarosa’s term, who resigned)

Secretary:        Sherry Longo

Solicitor:          Anthony J. Lucadamo, Esquire
                        Kennedy & Lucadamo

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