Members Re-elected to Iowa State Fair Board
Friday, December 19, 2014 Des Moines, IA
Members were re-elected to the Iowa State Fair Board of Directors during the State Agricultural Convention held December 12-14 in Des Moines.
Directors re-elected to two-year terms and their districts are Dave Hoffman, LeMars (northwest), James Romer, Ames (north central); Paul Vaassen, Dubuque (northeast); Gary VanAernam, Exira (southwest); Jerry Parkin, Earlham (south central); and Gary McConnell, Bloomfield (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 Bill Neubrand, LeMars (northwest); Alan Brown, Hampton (north central); John Harms, Monticello (northeast); C.W. Thomas, Guthrie Center (southwest); Randy Brown, Osceola (south central); and Bob Schlutz, Columbus Junction (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).
About the Iowa State Fair
“Nothing Compares” to the 2015 Iowa State Fair, August 13-23. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.