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FAIR OFFICERS & COMMITTEES

Fair Office Phone: (269) 621-2038
President: Stephanie Zabavski – (269) 720-0192
Vice President: Sharon Harrell – (269) 767-3191
Secretary: Iris Swift – (269) 268-8549
Treasurer: Brian Rumsey – (269) 998-3306
Asst. Treasurer: Gary Consford – (269) 355-0994

Board Members

Melva DeVries – (269) 628-9177
Paul Garrod – (269) 655-9147
Debbie Glover – (269) 427-8192
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

Board Member Duties

Livestock – Steve Serdel – Brian Rumsey – Iris Swift – Gary Consford
Inside Commercial Exhibits – Paul Garrod – Stephanie Zabavski – Debbie Glover
Outside Commercial Exhibits – Melva DeVries – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Building & Grounds – Norm Popp – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Gary Consford
Premium Book – Iris Swift – Stephanie Zabavski – Gary Consford
Advertising – Paul Garrod – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Iris Swift
Entertainment – Paul Garrod – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Brian Rumsey – Steve Serdel
Small Animals – Melva DeVries – Debbie Glover
Horses & Draft Horses – Debbie Glover – Ken Tomsa, Jr. – Iris Swift – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Electrical – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Track & Stage – Norm Popp – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
4-H Camping – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Ken Tomsa, Jr. – Gary Consford
Commercial Camping – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Melva DeVries
Tickets & Gates – Debbie Glover – Sharon Harrell – Brian Rumsey
Computer Operations –Stephanie Zabavski – Iris Swift – Gary Consford
Security – Stephanie Zabavski – Sharon Harrell – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Capt. Dan Abbott – Capt. Raven
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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

COMMITTEES

DOMESTIC ANIMAL COMMITEE                                LARGE LIVESTOCK COMMITTEE    

            President – Nancy Wheatley                                                  Chairman – Gary Dean

            Vice-President – Connie Johnston                                          Co-Chairman – Pat Burnell

            Secretary – Denise Noble                                                       Secretary – Colleen Overacker

            Treasurer – Colleen Overacker                                                Treasurer – Deanna Fritz

SMALL MARKET ANIMAL COMMITTEE                 VAN BUREN DRAFT HORSE CLUB

            President – Colleen Burke                                                      President – Tina Streeter

            Vice-President – Madison Bird                                              Vice-President – Rhonda Kling

            Secretary – Mary Darling                                                        Secretary – Sheila LaBeau

            Treasurer – Kristie Bird                                                          Treasurer – Margie Godines

 

VAN BUREN 4-H HORSE COUNCIL                             VAN BUREN 4-H LEADERS ASSOC.

            President – Wendy Fisher                                                       President – Gary Consford

            Vice-President – Terri Tripp-Novotny                                    Vice-President – Amy Mortimore

            Secretary – Nancy Wheatley                                                  Secretary – Mary Darling

            Treasurer – Ken Tomsa, Sr.                                                     Treasurer – Carisa Sweet

HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE

              ChairmanJennifer Chandler              Vice-Chairman – Marianne Baker

              Secretary – Lisa Newton-Schmidt        Treasurer – Martha Stunk-Meyer