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FAIR OFFICERS & COMMITTEES

Fair Office Phone: (269) 621-2038
President: Janet Tripp, Phone (269) 637-2639
Vice President: Stephanie Zabavski, Phone (269) 720-0192
Secretary: Iris Swift, Phone (269) 268-8549
Treasurer: Brian Rumsey, Phone (269) 998-3306

Board Members

Melva DeVries – (269) 521-3873
Paul Garrod – (269) 655-9147
Debbie Glover – (269) 427-8192 Mel (269) 427-8193
Norm Popp (269) 637-2576
Steve Serdel (269) 521-7654 (269) 580-6569
Kenneth Tomsa Sr. (269) 637-1342 (269) 506-3738
Kenneth Tomsa Jr. (269) 214-8376
Sharon Harrell  269-767-3191


Janice Zerbe, 4-H Youth Development Educator – (269) 657-8213 or (269) 655-4947


MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Animal Industry Division – (517) 373-1077 Fax (517) 373-6015
Cinda L. Karlik – Fairs, Exhibitions & Racing Division – (517) 284-5723 Fax (517) 241-4217

Board Member Duties


Livestock – Steve Serdel – Brian Rumsey – Iris Swift
Inside Commercial Exhibits – Paul Garrod – Stephanie Zabavski
Outside Commercial Exhibits – Melva DeVries – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Building & Grounds – Norm Popp – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Premium Book – Iris Swift – Stephanie Zabavski
Advertising – Paul Garrod – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Iris Swift
Entertainment – Paul Garrod – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Janet Tripp
Small Animals – Melva DeVries – Debbie Glover
Horses & Draft Horses – Debbie Glover – Ken Tomsa, Jr. – Iris Swift
Electrical – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Track & Stage – Norm Popp – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
4-H Camping – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Ken Tomsa, Jr.
Commercial Camping – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Melva DeVries
4-H Youth Development Extension Educator – Janice Zerbe
Tickets & Gates – Debbie Glover – Sharon Harrell – Janet Tripp
Computer Operations –Stephanie Zabavski – Iris Swift – Brian Rumsey
Security – Janet Tripp – Sharon Harrell – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Sheriff Dale Gribler – Capt. Raven Reed

COMMITTEES

SMALL MARKET ANIMAL COMMITTEE 2017

President – Colleen Burke

Vice-President – Miranda Sheppard

Secretary – Mary Darling

Treasurer – Kristie Bird

 LARGE LIVESTOCK COMMITTEE 2017

Chairman – Gary Consford

Co-Chairman – Gary Dean

Secretary –Colleen Overacker

 Treasurer – Deanna Fritz

 

VAN BUREN 4-H HORSE COUNCIL 2017

President – Wendy Fisher

Vice-President – Terri Tripp-Novotny

Secretary – Nancy Wheatley

Treasurer – Ken Tomsa Sr.

 

VAN BUREN DRAFT HORSE CLUB 2017

President – Tina Streeter

Vice-President – Rhonda Kling

Secretary – Sheila LaBeau

Treasurer – Margie Godines

DOMESTIC ANIMAL COMMITTEE 2017

President – Connie Johnston

Vice-President – Nancy Wheatley

Secretary – Denise Noble

Treasurer – Colleen Overacker

 

 

VAN BUREN 4-H LEADERS ASSOC. 2017

President – Gary Consford

Vice-President – Amy Mortimore

Secretary – Mary Darling

Treasurer – Carisa Sweet

HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE

     Connie Johnston                Jimmy Hollis

    Laura Roe                          Melva Thayer

          Trisha Kohla