Festival People

Festival Officers

George Church, Chair
Jeffrey Balzer, Vice Chair
Jennifer Benford, Treasurer
Kelli Brisbane, Secretary

Board of Directors

Ashley Curry
Darlene Frederickson
Vickie Fry
Kathy Garris
Barb Gettemy
Michael Ginsburg
Marlene Lucas
Gina O’Barto
Cathi Rhodes
Brandon Simpson
Linda Wagner
Snooky Williams

Festival Administration & Staff

Diane Shrader, Executive Director
Erin Shrader, Assistant Director

Festival Committees

Artist Market

Jeff Balzer
Jennifer Benford
Kelli Brisbane
George Church
Ashley Curry
Vickie Fry
Marlene Lucas
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader
Brandon Simpson
Snooky Williams

Children’s Activities

George Church
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Community Outreach

George Church
Diane Shrader

Festival Accounting

George Church
Vickie Fry
Diane Shrader
Charmaine Strong

Food & Beverage

Sherry Anderson
Jeffrey Balzer
George Church
Vickie Fry
Kathy Garris
Barb Gettemy
Marlene Lucas
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Fundraising

Jeffrey Balzer
George Church
Barbara Gettemy
Cathi Rhodes
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader
Linda Wagner

Heritage Trail

George Church
Darlene Frederickson
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Information Booth

George Church
Marlene Lucas
Diane Shrader

Literary Arts

George Church
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Park Decorations

George Church
Diane Shrader

Performing Arts

George Church
Kathy Garris
Cathi Rhodes
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader
Charmaine Strong
Snooky Williams

Promotional Booths

George Church
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Scholarship

Sherry Anderson
George Church
Tracy Marschik
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader
Charmaine Strong
Linda Wagner

Special Presentations

George Church
Kathy Garris
Cathi Rhodes
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader
Charmaine Strong
Snooky Williams

Transportation

George Church
Barb Gettemy
Marlene Lucas
Diane Shrader
Snooky Williams

Volunteer Procurement

George Church
Marlene Lucas
Diane Shrader
Linda Wagner

Westmoreland Art Nationals

Jennifer Benford
George Church
Ashley Curry
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Youth Art

George Church
Ashley Curry
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Youth Poetry & Short Story

George Church
Ashley Curry
Diane Shrader
Erin Shrader

Social Media

Erin Shrader

Special Assistance

Financial Consultant

Means & Vance, PC

Legal Consultant

John Ward, Esquire

Photography & Video

Video Graphics, Inc.
Clare Kaczmarek

Publications & Program Magazine

Printing. Nittany Valley Offset

Special Thanks

Westmoreland County Commissioners

Sean Kertes
Gina Cerilli
Douglas Chew

Westmoreland County Department of Public Works

Greg McCloskey, Director of Public Works

Bureau of Parks and Recreation

Brandon Simpson, Parks and Recreation Director
Jeffrey Richards, Parks Planning Coordinator
Brandon Simpson, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director
James Burke, Program Coordinator
Lauren Jones, Communication Coordinator
Gordon Shaler, Twin Lakes Park Manager

Twin Lakes Park Staff

Mike Brown
Don Musgrove
T.J. Trumbetta
John Brasile
Geno Brasile
Dave Hawkins
and all of the Summer Staff

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety

Roland “Bud” Mertz, Director
Scott Stepanovich, Deputy Director
Cassandra Kovatch, Public Information/Community Outreach

Westmoreland County Park Police

Henry Fontana, Chief
Aaron Goughnour, Captain
Jeff Shearer, Captain
and all Park Police Officers