About Us


President: David Frantz

He has been flying kites since the mid 90's.  Enjoys stunt kite flying and Large Kite flying.  

Current PKS Webmaster.

KDIP since 2010.

Numerous Kids Kitebuilds

Sunfest several times

Kite Collector


Vice President / Secretary / Workshop Co-Chairman: Joyce Quinn


LVKS – Past President (2 years), Vice President, Secretary, and Workshop Chairman.

Spearheaded LVKS Displays and Kitebuilding at The Franklin Institute & The Lehigh Valley Mall

Longwood Gardens liaison and promoter (on-going)

Sciencefest – Bethlehem School District liaison and promoter (on-going)

Kite Builder – 1st place Smithsonian

PKS – Charter Member and 1st VP / Sec / Workshop Chairman

PKS/LVKS Active Kids Kitebuilding and lectures

PKS Workshop coordinator

PKS/LVKS Newsletter liaison to Publisher

Sky Festival Productions – under Roger Chewning.  Auction, Sales and Kids Kitebuilding – 12 years.

AKA Conventions – 14 years

Presenter –“Kids Kitebuilding Techniques and Classroom Presentation”

AKA “Kiting” magazine contributor

AKA Convention Volunteer

AKA Kite Making Competition Registration Committee


Treasurer / Workshop Co-Chairman: Andy Gelinas


President Emeritus – Lehigh Valley Kite Society & Pocono Kite Symphony

Founder LVKS 1991: 5 times President, Vice President, and Secretary

Founder Pocono Kite Symphony 2008

Past President of PKS for 7 years

PKS/LVKS Active Kids Kitebuilding and Lectures

PKS Workshop coordinator

PKS Membership Chairman

Past AKA Region II Director and Convention attendee

Sport Kite Judge: Eastern League

Kite Building Competitor (Master Class) 3rd, 2nd, and 1st place winners.

Kite Festival European Traveler representing the USA (5 years)

Kite Festival Promoter

Shepherd:  MKS Retreat

Sky Festival Productions -Liaison- 16 yrs. Under Roger Chewning.

Festival Chairman, Operations Chairman, Sales Chairman, Auction Chairman and Kids Kite Building.

Kite Pin Collector


Assistant Workshop Chairman