Plumbing Board




This Board consists of five (5) members, all registered with the City of Altoona as licensed plumbers, working, or doing business in the City of Altoona.  Members are appointed by the Mayor.  Initial terms were staggered in 1993 and thereafter.  Terms are for five years.

The Plumbing Board is responsible for the administration of plumbing examinations. 

Enabling Legislation

Said Board was established by Ordinance #4179, adopted June 6, 1972.  The Plumbing Board is responsible for the Administration of the examination and licensing of Plumbers.


Rebecca Brown - 814-949-2455


As needed


 Plumbing Board Members

  • Joseph Eckels
    309 Waring Street
    Tyrone PA 16686
    Residence Phone: 814-684-2421
    Resolution: 12/5/18
    Term End: January 2022
  • James Riley
    2323 20th Street
    Altoona PA 16601
    Office Phone: 814-946-2254
    Residence Phone: 814-943-7451
    Resolution: CM 12-6-17
    Term End: January 2023
  • Michael Seidel
    108 N. 9th Avenue
    Altoona PA 16601
    Office Phone: 814-942-6772
    Residence Phone: 814-944-5965
    Resolution: #0027-15
    Term End: January 2020
  • Stephen Shank
    2729 Edgewood Drive
    Altoona PA 16602
    Office Phone: 814-283-0113
    Residence Phone: 814-946-5272
    Resolution: #0018-16
    Term End: January 2021
  • Ronald Wendell
    1216 29th Avenue
    Altoona PA 16601
    Residence Phone: 814-944-0550
    Resolution: 12/05/18
    Term End: January 2024