Festival People

Festival Officers

  • Michael Ginsburg, Chair
  • Bill Scheeren, Vice Chair
  • Randy Finfrock, Treasurer
  • Judy Scheeren, Secretary

Board of Directors

  • Jeffrey Balzer
  • Sue Bebin
  • George Church
  • Jane Church
  • Randy Finfrock
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Tom Harrold
  • Anthony Iezzi
  • Heather Martin
  • Greg McCloskey
  • Cathi Rhodes
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Judy Scheeren
  • Brandon Simpson
  • Linda Wagner
  • Snooky Williams

Festival Administration & Staff    


Festival Committees

Artist Market 

  • Jeff Balzer
  • Jay Bebin
  • Sue Bebin
  • Randy Finfrock
  • Marlene Lucas
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Franny Petras
  • Judy Scheeren
  • Tom Harrold
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Auction

  • Jane Church
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Judy Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Children's Activities

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Anthony Iezzi
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Community Outreach

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Erin Shrader
  • Diane Shrader

Festival Accounting

  • George Church
  • Randy Finfrock
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Diane Shrader 

FestivalCon

  • Jeff Balzer
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Anthony Iezzi
  • Heather Martin
  • Diane Shrader
  • Snooky Williams

Food & Beverage 

  • Jane Church
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Alexanna Kubler
  • Marlene Lucas
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Judy Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader
  • Jeff Shrader

Fundraising

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Tom Harrold
  • Alexanna Kubler
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader
  • Jeff Shrader

Heritage Trail

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Tom Harrold
  • Anthony Iezzi
  • Diane Shrader
  • Linda Wagner
  • Nancy Wallace

Information Booth

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader

Masquerade Ball

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Tom Harrold
  • Alexanna Kubler
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader
  • Jeff Shrader

Park Decorations

  • George Church
  • Jane Church
  • Randy Finfrock
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Marlene Lucas
  • Cathi Rhodes
  • Diane Shrader
  • Linda Wagner

Performing Arts  

  • Randy Finfrock
  • Kathy Garris
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Heather Martin
  • Cathi Rhodes
  • Diane Shrader
  • Snooky Williams 

Promotional Booths

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader
  • Jeff Shrader

Scholarship

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader
  • Linda Wagner

Special Presentations

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Anthony Iezzi
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Transportation

  • Randy Finfrock
  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Marlene Lucas
  • Bill Scheeren
  • Judy Scheeren
  • Diane Shrader

Volunteer Procurement

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Marlene Lucas
  • Diane Shrader

Westmoreland Art Nationals  

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Daniel Overdorff
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader
  • Nick Silvis, Curator

Youth Art

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Youth Poetry & Short Story

  • Michael Ginsburg
  • Diane Shrader
  • Erin Shrader

Social Media

  • Erin Shrader

Special Assistance

Financial Consultant 

  • Means & Vance, PC 

Legal Consultant

  • John Ward, Esquire 

Photography & Video 

  • Creative Beyond Control
  • Scot & Jane Noel, CME Websites
  • Video Graphics, Inc.
  • Clare Kaczmarek

Publications & Program Magazine

  • Printing. Nittany Valley Offset 


Special Thanks

Westmoreland County Commissioners

  • Charles W. Anderson
  • Gina Cerilli
  • Ted Kopas 

Westmoreland County Department of Public Works

  • Greg McCloskey, Director of Public Works 

Bureau of Parks and Recreation

  • Malcolm Sias, Parks and Recreation Director
  • Jeffrey Richards, Parks Planning Coordinator
  • Brandon Simpson, Program Coordinator
  • Lauren Jones, Communication Coordinator
  • Josh Miller, Maintenance Coordinator
  • Chris Strobel, Office Coordinator
  • Jill Jackson, Assistant Office Coordinator

Twin Lakes Park Staff

  • Paul Koontz, Group Leader
  • Matthew Brumfield
  • Fabian Giovannagelo
  • Joseph Wightman
  • T.J. Trumbetta
  • Mike Brown
  • John Brasile
  • Geno Brasili
  • Lloyd Ohler, Concessions Supervisor
  • and all of the summer staff 

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety

  • Roland "Bud" Mertz, Director
  • Nick Ceasar, Deputy Director
  • Dan Stevens, PIO/Community Relations

Westmoreland County Park Police

  • Nick Caesar, Chief
  • Aaron Goughnour, Captain
  • and all Park Police Officers