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ABOUT US
Our History

In 1953, a group of Showmen in the western part of the State met with the intention of working together to keep the Outdoor Amusement Industry alive and strong through their combined efforts. They were known as the Golden Triangle Showmen' Association. Twelve years later, across the State, another group of Showmen with the same goals got together and formed the Lehigh Valley Showmen's Association. These two groups merged together in 1967 under the name of the Pennsylvania State Showmen's Association agreeing to work for the betterment of all Showmen and the Outdoor Amusement Industry.

Many of these men are still with us still working for those same goals envisioned all those years ago They have been joined by generations of Showmen and have become stronger and stronger until now they are respected throughout the Industry and across the county for their accomplishments.

The P.S.S.A. has grown because its members have learned to put their individual goals aside for the common goals of the Industry. This unity has given them the strength and foresight necessary to continue their work into the next century.

May we always remember our goals and work to the best of our human ability to keep the Outdoor Amusement Industry the best of America's Family Entertainment.

Code Of Ethics

I. TO SERVE the welfare of the community, state and nation by conducting my business with the public on the highest level of integrity; by treating my patrons as my guests; and by issuing no false nor misleading statements to the public.

II. TO PRESENT clean, wholesome rides, shows and concessions that best serve the public by entertaining and enriching; that maintain good will, secure friend- ship and sponsor loyalty for the carnival industry; that seek to promote the objectives of the outdoor amusement industry; and that contribute to public education.

III. TO WRITE no contract except on a basis that permits a reasonable profit for all concerned; and to strive to fulfill the provisions of all legal contracts executed by me.

IV. TO MAINTAIN fair dealings with business representatives, business associates and employees; to refrain from disseminating false or malicious information and to accept my responsibility for cooperating in every reasonable and proper way with all Pennsylvania State Showmen members.

2021 Officers & Directors
STATE PRESIDENT:
JEFF GOOD
610-704-6171
STATE TREASURER:
DONNA KRAMER
610-678-1049
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY:
MARY OTT
610-337-5937
LEGISLATIVE CONSULTANT:
ANDY GOODMAN
Milliron Associates
717-575-6863
Eastern Chapter 2021
CHAIRMAN:
JIM HOUGHTON, JR.
610-496-2507
VICE CHAIRMAN:
JAMES HUEY
717-269-9788
SECRETARY:
MARCIA HUEY
717-269-9779
TREASURER:
DONNA KRAMER
610-678-7231
DIRECTORS:
AARON BROTZMAN
JUDD GOOD
JASON HOUGHTON
KEITH INNERS
LARRY JOHNSON
DALE OTT
Western Chapter 2021
CHAIRMAN:
JIMMY SNYDER
814-360-4123
VICE CHAIRMAN:
TAMMY ROYER
814-360-2098
SECRETARY:
KAYLA BARTLEBAUGH
814-6672316
TREASURER:
JASON BARTLEBAUGH
414-280-3523
DIRECTORS:
JENNIFER BARTLEBAUGH HARRIS
JERRY BARTLEBAUGH
LISA BARTLEBAUGH
MELANIE SERFASS
LLOYD SERFASS
JERRY SNYDER
Remember, these officers & directors need to have your input. Call them and let them know what is on your mind.
2021 Committees
LEGISLATIVE:
Dale Ott*, Allan Bartlebaugh*, Dick Horstman, Leon Carachilo, Larry Johnson
GRIEVANCE:
Mary Ott*, Wanda Johnston*,
SCHOLARSHIP:
Patty Swank*,Donna Kramer*, Deb Cooper, Barbara Carachilo, Angie Serfess, Karen Shea, Mary O’Jevich, Suellen Pfeffer, James Snyder, Jullian Good
SAFETY SEMINAR:
Jerry Bartlebaugh*, Keith Inners*, Lisa Bartlebaugh, Jimmy Houghton Jr.,Lloyd Serfass, Judd Good
GAMES:
Dale Ott*, Jason Bartlebaugh*
WAYS & MEANS:
Larry Johnson*, Jen Bartlebaugh*, Judd Good, Leon Carachillo, Pat Horstman,Lloyd Serfass, Randy Carper
FOOD:
Donna Kramer*, James Snyder*, Debbie Good, Melissa Hartman, Mary Ott, Brenda Shimmel, Dan Royer Jr
BY-LAWS:
Donna Kramer*, Jerry Snyder*
FARM SHOW:
Jerry Bartlebaugh*, Alan Bartlebaugh*, Ron Kramer, Randy Carper, Jim Huey, Donna Kramer, Ben Pfeffer, Dave Pfeffer, Jerry Snyder
OABA:
Lary Johnson, Steve Swika III
DIRECTORY:
Kayla Bartlebaugh*, Christine Houghton*
CONVENTION:
Bev Gruber*, Sheila Bartlebaugh*, Lisa Bartlebaugh, Mary Ott, Suellen Pfeffer, Christine Houghton
CHINESE AUCTION:
Jennifer Bartlebaugh*, Melanie Serfass*, Angie Serfass, Diane Welsh
MEMBERSHIP:
Jeffery Weiner*, Pat Horstman*, Joe Shea, Kayla Bartlebaugh
WEBSITE:
Jeff Good*, James Snyder*, Joe Zutter (Web Master)
HOSPITALITY:
Barb Kenney*, Ron Kramer*, Jason Bartlebaugh, Julian Good, Debbie Good, Jim Huey,
FARM CITY DAY:
Dale Ott*, Jerry Bartlebaugh*, Arron Brotzman, Leon Carchilo, Jerry Snyder
*DENOTES CHAIRMAN
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