Erie County General Authority (ECGA)

Erie County General Authority (ECGA)


The Erie County General Authority (ECGA) is a financing instrument of Erie County Government which grew out of a need to undertake financing for qualified 501(c)3 charities. 

The main purpose of the ECGA is to undertake projects permitted by the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 for use by charitable organizations.  The Authority is therefore designed to finance working capital and acquire, construct, improve, own, maintain, and lease various project outlined by this municipal law.The Authority can issue up to a total of $10 million per year of bank-eligible, tax-exempt financing for eligible projects for 501(c)3 organizations.

Board of Directors

Doug Murphy, Chairman

Vanessa Fremer, Vice Chairman
Great Lakes Automation
Chief Financial Officer 

Denzel Keith, Secretary
Conneaut Savings Bank

Anita Kuchcinski, Treasurer
Northwest Savings Bank
Senior Vice President 

Bob Guthrie
Berry Plastics
Global Plant Manager 

Executive Director: Tina Mengine (814) 480-0337 Ext. 101

Board Meeting Minutes

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