The Girardville Parade Committee is made of the members of groups and elected officials of the Borough of Girardville. The members of John “Jack” Kehoe AOH Division #1 and the Ladies AOH (The Daughters of Erin) of Girardville. The Mayor and Borough Council are a major partner in planning and conducting the large parade in a small borough of less than 2,000 residents. The Girardville Fire and Ambulance Chiefs, with their fellow first responders also play a big role in keeping the parade rolling along safe every year.


Joseph Wayne, Parade Chairman

Joanne Kitsock - Parade Secretary (Parade Registration/Judging)

Anthony Brophy - Entertainment Operations

Joanne Brophy - Entertainment Operations

Stephen Barrett - Parade Operations/Webmaster

Thomas Dempsey - Financial Secretary

Loretta Murphy - Author and Historian/Sponsor Book

Patrick Birster - Collections/Sponsor Book

Thomas Symons - Parade TV Announcer

Phil Groody - Parade Crowd Announcer

Frank Smith - Committee Communications

Edward Burns - Past Mayor of Girardville

Charles Maquardt -Borough Council President

Girardville Police Chief 

Girardville Ambulance Chief - Louanne Olson

Girardville Ambulance Assitant Chief - Dan Heiser

Robert McClintock - Parade Communications (SARA)