Members Re-elected to Iowa State Fair Board
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Des Moines, IA
Members were re-elected to the Iowa State Fair Board of Directors during the State Agricultural Convention held last month 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).
A. Brown, Romer and Harms 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 Michael Naig) and Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath (represented by Dr. John Lawrence, director of 4-H Extension to Agricultural and Natural Resources at Iowa State University).
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to Fair Favorites, August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.