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RiverQuest Board of Directors
President - James C. Roddey
RiverQuest's Board of Directors is lead by board President Mr. Jim Roddey.
“RiverQuest offers our region an opportunity to learn and appreciate the importance of clean, potable water, not only for Southwestern Pennsylvania but also for our country and the world," Roddey says. "How fortunate we are to have this unique and wonderful organization here in Pittsburgh.”
James C. Roddey was elected Allegheny County’s First Chief Executive in November of 1999 and served until January of 2004. Mr. Roddey served as a board member of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (The Pittsburgh Oversight Board) from 2004 through 2005 and currently is a Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Transit Funding and Reform Commission.
Mr. Roddey is a graduate of Texas Christian University and a former Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. His forty plus year business career has included the Presidencies of Turner Communication Corp., Rollins Communications Corp., Wexford Health Sources (a nationwide provider of specialized health services), as well as the Presidencies or Chairmanships of six other companies. Mr. Roddey served as a Director of 5 publicly held corporations and as President of two national industry trade organizations. He is currently Chairman of Business Records Management, serves as a Director of Vocollect Health Care Systems, Seec, Inc. and is on the advisory boards of Renda Broadcasting, Brooks/Eckerd Pharmacy and PNC Equity Management.
Active in civic, community and governmental affairs, Mr. Roddey has served on the boards of thirty such organizations, twelve of which he chaired, including Port Authority Transit, Eye and Ear Hospital, WQED, The Public Theatre and The United Way. Mr. Roddey currently serves; as an Emeritus Trustee of the University of Pittsburgh, on the boards of the Sara Scaife Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation. He is a Director or Life Member of twelve other non-profit boards.
Mr. Roddey has received more than 60 local, state and national awards from a variety of governmental, industry, civic, educational and non-profit organizations, including 3 Honorary Doctorates a Distinguished Alumnus Award and was selected as Pittsburgh Man of the Year.
Mr. Roddey’s wife, Elin, is also active in the community having served on numerous civic boards. Her current board memberships include Phipps Conservatory, The Children’s Museum and The Children’s Home.
The Roddeys have two children and three grandchildren.
RIVERQUEST BOARD OF DIRECTORS
IT Project Manager, Discovery Communications, Inc.
Howard S. Berger, Immediate Past President
Alan Boarts, Vice President - Development
Founding Shareholder, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir, P.C.
James R. Cimino, Jr.
Stephen E. Cropper
WPXI Television Chief Meteorologist
Charles Duritsa, Vice President - Operations
Melissa Krasnow, Esq.
Susan E. Maloney, CPA
Manager, Accounting and Auditing, ParenteBeard, LLC
Senior Communications Consultant, Bayer Corporation
Director of Energy Programs, Life Cycle Engineering
James Roddey, President
Executive Director, Family Tyes Inc.
Dr. John F. Stolz, Secretary
Dina M. Unrath, CPA, SPHR
Senior Consultant, Sullivan, Cotter & Associates, Inc.
Howard J. Wein, Esq.
Terry L. Wirginis