Office of Mayor William Peduto
Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD)


The mission of the District is to support and finance regional assets in the areas of libraries, parks and recreation, cultural, sports and civic facilities and programs. In addition to providing grants from half of the proceeds of the Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax, the District works with citizen boards and government officials monitoring the assets for effective operation and development.

Governing Documents

Appointment Guidelines

The Board consists of seven members

  • 4 by Allegheny County Chief Executive
  • 2 by Mayor of Pittsburgh
  • 1 elected by board members
    • Chosen from a list of nominees provided by community and economic development organizations


  • Sylvia Fields (City)
    • Term Expires Concurrent with that of the Mayor 
  • Don Linzer (City)
    • Term Expires Concurrent with that of the Mayor 
  • Dusty Elias Kirk (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2011
  • Daniel J. Griffin, Chair (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Paul Gitnick (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Jackie Dixon (County)
    • Term Expires 12/31/2015
  • Dr. Daniel Rosen (Board Elected)
    • Term Expires 6/30/2014

Residency Requirements





Contact Information

The Allegheny Regional Asset District
425 Sixth Ave., Suite 402
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-227-1900

Fax: 412-227-1905

TT Assistance: 1-800-654-5984





The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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