Six Members Re-elected to Iowa State Fair Board
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Des Moines, IA
Six members were re-elected to the Iowa State Fair Board of Directors during the State Agricultural Convention held December 9-11 in Des Moines.
The directors and their districts are Bill Neubrand, LeMars (northwest); C.W. Thomas, Guthrie Center (southwest); Alan Brown, Hampton (north central); Randy Brown, Osceola (south central); John Harms, Monticello (northeast); and Bob Schlutz, Columbus Junction (southeast).
Delegates from six geographic State Fair Board districts elect two board members each for a total of 12 directors. All terms are staggered two-year terms.
Other directors include Dave Hoffman, LeMars (northwest); Gary VanAernam, Exira (southwest); James Romer, Ames (north central); Jerry Parkin, Earlham (south central); Paul Vaassen, Dubuque (northeast); and Gary McConnell, Bloomfield (southeast).
McConnell, A. Brown and Romer will serve the Board as president, vice-president and treasurer, respectively.
Directors by office held are Governor Terry Branstad (represented by Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds), Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey (represented by Susan Fenton), and Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy (represented by Dr. Chuck Morris, director of 4-H Youth Development at Iowa State University).
About the Iowa State Fair
“Nothing Compares” to the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30thand East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit www.iowastatefair.org.