Elected Officials

Welcome to Sharpsburg!

Sharpsburg Council 2018



Matthew V Rudzki, Mayor

Mayor Matthew V. Rudzki

“I am a lifelong, fifth-generation resident of Sharpsburg.  I advocate for progressive, sustainable, & responsible community-oriented policies to make Sharpsburg a great place to live, work, and play.”

Occupation:  Attorney
Political Experience: Appointed to Council April 2011; Elected to Council 2012, 2016; Elected to Mayor 2017
 Professional or Civic Affiliations: Duquesne Law Alumni Association; Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs; Washington & Jefferson College Alumni. Serve as Board Member of All of Us Care Advisory Council; Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone; Fox Chapel District Association; Sharpsburg Historical Commission; Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization; St. Juan Diego Parish Pastoral Council
 Education: Duquesne University School of Law, 2013; Washington & Jefferson College, 2008
Borough Council:

Brittany Reno, Council President

Brittany Reno – President
Ex Officio of All Committees

“Sharpsburg is a beautiful community made up of interesting and caring people, and I feel personally called to join my neighbors in contributing my time to make this unique little place safer, healthier, and even more welcoming for the people who live here. As the community experiences unprecedented growth and investment, it’s important that local leadership looks out for the best interests of residents, especially regarding access to opportunity for those who aren’t traditionally considered in matters of economic development, and engages all Sharpsburgers in the ongoing process of determining the direction and building the future of our community.”

Occupation: Executive Director, Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization
Political Experience: Appointed to Council March 2015. Elected to continue serving in November 2015. Elected in 2017. Elected to serve as President for 2017.
Professional or Civic Affiliations: Sharpsburg Health & Borough Property Council Committee Chair; Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT) Sharpsburg delegate; Sharpsburg Shade Tree Commission member; Public Allies Pittsburgh AmeriCorps alumna; Community Library Association board member; La Dorita Cares board member
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Media and Professional Communications with a concentration in Corporate and Community Relations

Karen Pastor, Council VP

Karen Pilarski-Pastor – Vice President
Public Safety Chairperson

“I was born and raised in Sharpsburg and love that we’ve preserved our hometown feel. I want Sharpsburg to be the place my grandchildren choose as their home.  As our town progresses, it’s important to include everyone who made Sharpsburg their home over the years as they are the people who made our town what it is today.  At the same time, we also want to attract and welcome new businesses and residents who can help take us into the future.” 

Occupation: Administrative Assistant
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, 3 terms. Elected twice by Council to serve as Council President.
Professional / Civic Affiliations:  Firefighter for  Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Department, Allegheny County Station 265; American Legion Post 106 Ladies Auxiliary; St. Juan Diego’s Pastoral Council, Mass Lector and CCD Teacher; Secretary/Treasurer of the North Hills COG Executive Board.
Education:  St. Mary’s, Sharpsburg – 12 years

 Joseph Simbari, Council

Joe Simbari
Public Works Chairperson

“I am a lifelong resident of Sharpsburg and want to make sure that every citizen is informed as to what is actually going on in our town.  Sharpsburg is enjoying some exciting changes and during this time of change  it is extremely important that ALL residents fully understand these changes.”
Occupation: Automotive Sales – Woltz and Wind Ford;  Heidelberg PA
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, Sworn in 1/2/2018.
Education: Duquesne University, BSBA Accounting
 Greg Domian

Gregory P. Domian
Personnel Chairperson

“I dedicate my service to Sharpsburg because I was born here and I have an inner-drive to make Sharpsburg the best it can be!”

Occupation: Vice President, Sales / Marketing
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, two terms
Professional / Civic Affiliations: 2017 Council Person of the Year – Pennsylvania State Boroughs Association
Education: Associate Degree in Specialized Business

 Sharpsburg Council Matt Brudnok

Matthew T. Brudnok
Finance Chairperson
“I have always enjoyed service, it is why I enlisted in the Army and it is why I ran for office. Being a fourth generation Sharpsburger connects me to this town in many ways, which is why I want to work for the betterment of our borough.”
Occupation: Servo technician / Machinist / Photographer
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, Sworn in 1/2/2018.
Professional/Civic Affiliations: NPPA, VFW and, Retired Army
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Photojournalism
 Sharpsburg Council Jonathan Jaso

Jonathan Jaso
Health / Property Chairperson

“I’ve always felt a calling to public service.  Serving on borough council now lets me take that to the next level – allowing me to work side by side with others that share my passion for improving the place that we all call home.”

Occupation: 9-1-1 Dispatcher for Allegheny County 28 years
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, appointed 1/25/2018.
Professional / Civic Affiliations: Volunteer firefighter for almost 30 years and current member of Sharpsburg Fire Department
Education: Associate Degree in Computer Science.

Larry Trozzo  

Lawrence Trozzo
Zoning/Planning/Code Chairperson

Occupation: Retiree
Political Experience: Sharpsburg Council, 2 terms
Professional / Civic Affiliations: Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Department, Allegheny County Station 265
Education: High School Diploma