header image
 

Fair Board

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

Colleen Burke – (269) 615-334
Corey Conklin – (269) 270-9010
Melva DeVries – (269) 628-9177
Paul Garrod – (269) 655-9147
Debbie Glover – (269) 427-8192
Steve Serdel (269) 521-7654 (269) 580-6569
Kenneth Tomsa Sr. (269) 637-1342 (269) 506-3738

Board Member Duties

Livestock – Colleen Burke – Corey Conklin – Gary Consford – Iris Swift
Inside Commercial Exhibits – Paul Garrod – Stephanie Zabavski – Debbie Glover
Outside Commercial Exhibits – Melva DeVries – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Building & Grounds –Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Gary Consford – Corey Conklin
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 – Colleen Burke
Draft Horses – Debbie Glover – Iris Swift – Stephanie Zabavski

Horses – Iris Swift – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Electrical –  Corey Conklin – Gary Consford – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr.
Track & Stage – Steve Serdel – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – Corey Conklin – Gary Consford
4-H Camping – Ken Tomsa, Sr. – 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 – Colleen Burke

Sponsorships – Colleen Burke – Iris Swift
Security – Stephanie Zabavski – Sharon Harrell – Corey Conklin – Gary Consford  

                            Sheriff Dan Abbott – Capt. Raven Reed

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                      HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE

President – Nancy Wheatley                                        ChairmanJennifer Chandler

Vice-President – Connie Johnston                               Vice-Chairman – Marianne Baker

Secretary – Denise Noble                                              Secretary – Lisa Newton-Schmidt

Treasurer – Colleen Overacker                                     Treasurer – Kevin Novotny 

 

LARGE LIVESTOCK COMMITTEE                     SMALL MARKET ANIMAL COMMITTEE                

Chairman – Pat Burnell                                                       President – Colleen Burke

Vice Chairman – Carisa Hostetler                                 Vice-President – Madison Bird

Secretary – Colleen Overacker                                         Secretary – Mary Darling

Treasurer – Deanna Fritz                                                    Treasurer – Kristie Bird

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 Hostetler

 

VAN BUREN DRAFT HORSE CLUB

President – Tina Streeter

Vice-President – Rhonda Kling

Secretary – Sheila LaBeau

Treasurer – Margie Godines