General Authority

The Centre County General Authority was formed in 2011 under the PA Municipality Authorities Act to promote and assist with economic development efforts, including but not limited to recruitment, expansion, rehabilitation, and improvement of business and industry within Centre County and surrounding communities. The Authority’s intent is to create and maintain jobs in order to ensure an improved standard of living and to increase the prosperity of all residents of the communities served by the Authority.

Meeting Schedule

The Centre County General Authority meets the first Wednesday every month immediately following the 3:30 p.m. meeting of the Centre County Industrial Development Authority.


The Centre County General Authority is composed of seven members appointed by the Board of Commissioners.

Term Length

5 Years

Current Members

MembersTerm Expires
Michael CoyleDecember 31, 2024
Kevin McGarryDecember 31, 2024
Paul MorrisJanuary 31, 2027
John InfieldDecember 31, 2024
Jens ThorsenDecember 31, 2027
Thomas SchrackDecember 31, 2027
Anthony FragolaDecember 31, 2027