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This is a seven-member board. All members are appointed by the County Commission. Members serve three-year terms.
Leanne Hall, Chair Term Expires: June 30, 2023
Les Bruner Term Expires: June 30, 2023
Lynn Oatman Term Expires: June 30, 2023
Dan G. Miller Term Expires: June 30, 2022
Cory Thompson Term Expires: June 30, 2022
Shane Neuman Term Expires: June 30, 2021
Ken Thompson Term Expires: June 30, 2021
The State Fair Advisory Board serves as an advisory board to the County Commission and the State Fair management on matters relative to the operation of the State Fairgrounds and conduct of the annual State Fair. Board members should expect to commit approximately five hours per month throughout the year and at least several hours per day for the eight days of the annual fair. Board members are expected to:
Represent interests that best serve the overall operation of the State Fair
Work with Fair management in establishing shows, contests, policies, rules, fee schedules and contracting services and entertainment vendors to conduct operations for the Fair
Work with Fair management in planning construction priorities and assist in consulting architects, planners, and engineers in developing actual construction documents
Assist in preparation of capital construction budgets and annual operational budgets
Promote funding by communications with legislators, commissioners, and other funding sources
Promote image and attendance at the State Fair and use of Fairgrounds facilities
Experience or interest in civic groups, 4-H and FFA organizations, agri-business functions, and communications with available media is helpful.
For more information, contact the County Commission Office at 406-454-6810.