East Deer Township Commissioners

Commissioner Anthony Taliani Jr.

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  • East Deer Frazer High School
  • Edinboro State University
  • Penn State University
  • University of Pittsburgh Graduate Work
  • Slippery Rock University Graduate Work
  • Retired Math Teacher & Head Football Coach at Deer Lakes H.S.
  • President Board of Commissioners
  • President Allegheny Valley North Council of Governments
  • 1st Vice President Allegheny County & Western Pennsylvania Association of Township Commissioners.
  • 1st Vice President Pennsylvania Start Association of Township Commissioners.
  • Chairman of Finance Committee
  • Chairman of Person & Property Committee
  • Board of Director Allegheny League of Municipalities

Commissioner Edward Kissel

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  • 25 year resident of East Deer
  • Attended East Deer Frazer High School
  • Community College of Allegheny County and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • 6 years as Township Auditor
  • Commissioner since 2006

Commissioner Joseph E. Novosat Jr.

Joe Novosat

  • Born and raised in East Deer Township
  • Graduated in 1965 from East Deer – Frazer High School.
  • Graduated Boston University in 1969, Bachelor Science
  • Graduated University of Pittsburgh 1972 Masters of Education,
  • 3 Children, and 8 Grand-Children
  • Joe’s Career has been spent in Education, Industrial and Medical Sales.
  • Currently employed at Blackburn’s Pharmacy in Home Accessibility Sales.

Commissioner John Nwranski


  • Current East Deer Township Commissioner for past 20 years
  • Current Member of East Deer Planning Committee
  • Current Chairman of East Deer Township Sewerage Committee
  • Prior East Deer Township Auditor for 4 years prior to becoming Commissioner
  • Prior East Deer Little League President
  • Married to Rita Dolinich since 1977
  • 2 Children:  Sarah (Nwranski) Stevenson and Tim Nwranski
  • 1 Grandson: Russell Stevenson
  • Current employment: BNYMellon since 1989

Commissioner Rick Stoneburner

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