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Welcome to the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Region! We are dedicated to promoting the attributes of the region as an ideal destination for outdoor recreation. Have questions or comments? Feel free to contact us by reaching out through the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Introduction to our Staff

John Straitiff

Executive Director

[email protected]    (814) 299-4072   General inquiries

Catherine "Kitty" Coleman

Operations Manager

[email protected]   (814) 299-4012   Accounts Receivable/Payable, Clarion County Room Tax

Danielle Taylor

Marketing & Membership Service Coordinator

[email protected]   (814) 834-1267   Membership Services, Advertising Sales, Publications and Marketing

Beth Exley

Administrative Assistant & Events Coordinator & Group Tours Coordinator

[email protected]   (814) 246-2070   Receptionist, Event Submission, Mailing, Brochure Fulfillment, Group Tours Coordinator

Jamie Popson

Website & Social Media Coordinator

[email protected]   (814) 299-4013   Website and Social Media, Jefferson County Room Tax


[email protected]   Distribution of member brochures and PAGO literature throughout our 5-county region

Board of Directors

Rusty Snyder


Double Diamond Deer Ranch, Forest County

Carla Wehler


Elk Country Visitor Center, Keystone Elk Country Alliance, and Antler Shed Cabins, Elk County

Larry McFadden


Top Hill Cabins, Clarion County

Rhonda Brooks

Deer Creek Winery, Clarion County

Ken Burkett

Jefferson County History Center, Jefferson County

Jennifer Challingsworth

Towers Victorian Inn, Elk County

Bob Hargenrader

Clarion Hampton Inn, Clarion County

Matt Kaye

Cook Riverside Cabins, Pale Whale Canoe Fleet, Cooksburg Dry Goods, Cooksburg Cafe, Fair Winds in the Forest, Whispering Oaks, Forest County

Steve Kronenwetter

Wapiti Woods Cabins, Elk County

Marlene Lellock

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center, Jefferson County

Sue Leonberg

The Forest Lodge & Campground, Forest County

Jennifer Lukehart

Camp Can’t Keep Up, The Elk Grove, The Elk Antler Inn, Buck Haven Lodge, Elk County and Camp Eagles Nest, Cameron County

Brian Shickler

Forest Ridge Cabins & Campgrounds, Forest County


2801 Maplevale Road
Brookville, PA 15825

PHONE: (814) 849-5197
FAX: (814) 849-1969

E-MAIL: [email protected]

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