The Township of Forward / ​Forward Township is the southernmost township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The township is named after Walter Forward, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1841 to 1843.


Tom DeRosa          Chairman                  Term:  2027
Dave Magiske        Vice Chairman         Term:  2025
Ron Skrinjorich    Supervisor               Term:  2023

Karen Stetor          Secretary 
Phone: 412-384-1761   
Fax: 412-384-1764

Monday - Thursday  9:00am - 5:00pm   
Friday:  9:00am - 1:00pm ​

The board of Supervisors consists of three members elected at large for six-year terms.  They develop and adopt the necessary ordinances, by-laws, and regulations to guide the operation of the township government; they have overall responsibility for the financial condition of the Township.

The Supervisors compensation is set by State Code.  Forward Township commissioners are paid $1,500 per year.  Supervisors are also permitted by state law to work as employees of the Township, with their compensation fixed by the Township Auditors.


​The regular public meetings of the Board of Supervisors of Forward Township for the 2023 calendar year will be held the second Monday of the month, at 7:00 P.M., at the Municipal Building located at 1000 Golden Circle, Elizabeth PA 15037.  Any special meetings will be publicly advertised.


JANUARY  -  16th                     
FEBRUARY  -  13th           
MARCH  -  13th               
APRIL  -  10th  
MAY  -  8th          
JUNE  -  12th 
JULY  -  10th
AUGUST  -  14th  
SEPTEMBER  -  11th
OCTOBER  -  9th
NOVEMBER  -  13th
DECEMBER  -  11th ​

Agenda for May 2023​ ​


William Firczak                                        Term :  2025

Tina Marraccini
, Tax Agent     
Phone: 412-384-2321
Fax: 412-384-1764


Monday - Thursday  9:00am - 5:00pm   
Friday:  9:00am - 1:00pm  


Dial 911 for all Emergencies.

Non Emergencies:

Forward Township VFD: 
Gallatin / Sunnyside VFD: 724-258-5240

Southeast Regional EMS:  412-384-0111

Elizabeth Township Police:  412-751-7325


WHEREAS, Act 3 of 2008 (65 P.S. § 67.101), known as the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) will become effective January 1, 2009.

Open Records Information - click here

Open Records Officer: Karen Stetor

Business Address:
1000 Golden Circle
Elizabeth, PA 15037

Phone: 412-384-1761    Fax:  412-384-1764

Email Open Records


Districts 1 & 3 
Vote at the Gallatin Sunnyside Fire Department

Districts 2 & 4
Vote at the Forward Township Fire Department

If you want to know what district you are registered in contact Allegheny County Elections Division: