Blair County Commissioners


Commissioner Tomassetti, Erb and Beam sitting at a table infront of the County Seal and the American flag
County Commissioners (Left to Right) Laura O. Burke, Vice-Chairman; Bruce R. Erb, Chairman; Amy E. Webster, Secretary.

Each County Commissioner is the contact for specific County offices and departments. To identify the Commissioner you want to talk to, please refer to the office contact lists below:



Bruce R. Erb, Biography

Commissioner Erb is serving the residents of Blair County as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners in his second term on the board. A lifelong resident of Hollidaysburg, Commissioner Erb retired as the Sr. Vice President and Director of Trust Services of First National Bank after 32 years of experience. A Juniata College graduate, he is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP©), Certified Trust and Financial Advisor and a graduate of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Academy for Excellence in County Government. Erb and his wife, Cathy, together have four children and five grandchildren.

Laura O. Burke, Biography

Commissioner Burke is serving her first term on the Board of Commissioners. She serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Retirement Board, Salary Board, and the Board of Elections. Commissioner Burke is a graduate of the University of Richmond and Washington University School of Law. She has resided in Blair County since 2005 and previously served the County as Law Clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth A. Doyle. Commissioner Burke is married to Sean Burke, a native of Hollidaysburg. They have four children.

Amy E. Webster, Biography

Commissioner Webster is serving her first term on the Board of Commissioners. She serves as Secretary of the Board of Commissioners.

Office Contact Lists

Liaison Offices for BRUCE R. ERB:

Altoona Blair County Development Corpora​tion
Blair Community Action Agency​
Blair County Conservation District Board​ (Soil Conservation/Farmland Preservation)
Blair County Leadership Coalition
Blair Drug & Alcohol Partnerships
Blair Health Choices
Blair Planning Commission
Cooperative Extension Office
County of Blair Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Department of Social Services
Human Resources/Employee Benefits
Information Technology
Metropolitan Planning Organization (Alt.)
Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission

Liaison Offices for Laura burke:

Blair County Convention and Sports Facilities Authority​
Blair Senior Services
Children, Youth & Family Services​

Liaison Offices for Amy E. Webster:

Blair County Airport Authority
Buildings and Maintenance​
Courthouse Preservation Advisory Board
E911/Emergency Management​
Elections/Voter Registration
Explore Altoona
Ft. Roberdeau
Highway Department
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Office Services
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Records Management
Register of Wills​ & Recorder of Deeds
Security/Safety Committee
Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission (Alt.)​
Veterans Services

Right to Know Requests

Go to the Right to Know page to find contact information and the Right to Know form.

If you cannot find what you need, please contact

Nicole Hemminger
Chief Clerk/County Administrator
Blair County Commissioners' Office


423 Allegheny Street, Suite 441A
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

(814) 693-3030

(814) 693-3033



423 Allegheny Street
Suite 441 A
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 693-3030


Bruce Erb:

Laura Burke:

Amy Webster:


Nicole Hemminger:​