Pennsylvania P3 Board Members Named


[author: Steve T. Park]

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett officially announced the members of the newly created Public-Private Transportation Partnership Board (P3 Board) on September 26, 2012. The members of the P3 Board are:

  • Barry J. Schoch, Secretary of Transportation - Chair
  • Charles Zogby, Secretary of the Budget
  • Nicholas DeBenedictis, President and CEO AquaAmerica
  • Ronald J. Drnevich, former Chairman / CEO Gannett Fleming
  • Michael S. Murchie, Regional President M&T Bank
  • Ryan Boyer, LIUNA Local 332 Secretary-Treasurer
  • State Rep. Steve Santarsiero

The P3 Board was created under the Pennsylvania P3 law, Act 88 of 2012, which was passed by the legislature on June 30, 2012, and approved by Governor Corbett on July 5, 2012.  The P3 Board’s duties include:

  • Establishing the procedure for public and private entities to submit requests for transportation projects
  • Receiving solicited and unsolicited proposals for public-private partnership (P3) projects
  • Reviewing and approving proposed P3 projects submitted by Commonwealth agencies, municipal authorities, and private entities

Governor Corbett has voiced support of P3 projects in Pennsylvania as a way to deliver more and better transportation services while reducing overall costs and generating significant revenue for the Commonwealth. For an overview of the legislation, please click here to read from our alert: Pennsylvania Joins Growing List of States with P3 Legislation.

If you have questions on transportation financing and P3s, please contact Brian Walsh at 215.864.8510 or, Adrian R. King, Jr. at 215.864.8622 or, or Steve T. Park at 215.864.8533 or

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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