Pam Lutfy is a candidate for the position of Pike County Commissioner in the May 17 Republican primary election.


Pam Lutfy is a candidate for the position of Pike County Commissioner in the May 17 Republican primary election.
Pam has served as a member of the Delaware Valley School District Board of Directors for 14 years and as a member of the Colonial  Intermediate Unit # 20 Board of Directors for 3 years. She is the Pike-Monroe Legislative Coordinator for the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and a Federal Relations Network member of the National School Boards Association. Pam is a member of the Milford Lions Club, Pike County Republican Party, Johnstown Evangelical Lutheran Church, Recognizing Excellence in Early Childhood Education (R.E.E.C.H.E.), and the DVSD Career Technology Advisory Board.
Pam’s strong support of local governance is demonstrated through her legislative advocacy at both the state and federal levels. As a member of the PSBA Legislative Policy Council, she participates in the adoption of the Legislative Priorities Platform, which each year is presented to the state legislature. As the district’s legislative liaison, Pam attends meetings in Harrisburg and Washington D.C. in response to action calls related to unfunded mandates, policy changes, and budgetary concerns.
In 1973, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from California University of Pennsylvania, Pam moved to Pike County, and worked as a speech language therapist in the local school district for 14 years. She continued her educational studies at East Stroudsburg University and Columbia Teachers College earning a Masters degree in education and a Directors Certificate from the University of Scranton in Early Childhood Education Administration.
She is the founder of The Sunshine Station Early Learning Center, which this year marks its 20th year of operation. The Sunshine Station has been awarded the prestigious Keystone STARS 4 award for three consecutive years. In 2009, Pam was honored by her peers with the R.E.E.C.H.E. Excellence Award for outstanding performance in the field of early childhood education.
Pam resides in Dingman Township with her husband of 30 years, Richard Lutfy, and two sons, Chris and George. Dick and Pam were the owners of the Tom Quick Inn for 28 years prior to  selling the historic landmark in 2004.
Pam’s varied skills have well prepared her for a successful transition into the position of Pike County Commissioner. She navigated through a $119 million budget and contract negotiations for 1200 IU#20 staff members servicing Pike, Monroe, and Northampton counties. Pam worked diligently to maintain a 0% tax increase for 4 consecutive years while overseeing a $70.7 million Delaware Valley School District budget.
Pam Lutfy has been a friend to Pike County for many years. She is a past Private Industry Council member of Workforce Development and Pike United Way. She is a successful business owner, an educational leader, and a very active advocate for local governance. Your support will be appreciated during the upcoming Republican primary on May 17 primary election.