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Board of Directors

The Western Fairs Association is governed by a 21-seat Board of Directors. WFA Directors are elected by their respective sectors and serve three-year terms. All have full voting privileges and are eligible to serve as officers. The board meets twice-a-year and convenes monthly via conference call.

Please feel free to contact your Board representative or the Board Officers with any questions you may have.


Cliff Munson
Siskiyou Golden Fair
Vice Chair

Vice Chair

Eric Wofford
Yuma County Fair


Carolan Ferreria
Professional Event Services

President & CEO

Sarah Cummings
President & CEO, WFA

2018 Past Chair

Patricia Conklin
CEO, Dixon May Fair

2019 Past Chair

Judy Carrico
Owner, Wildly Successful Fair Planning

Arizona Fairs Director


CARF Representative

Rick Pickering
CEO, California State Fair

Cascade Area

John Steffanic
CEO, Plumas Sierra County Fair

Central Coast Area

Joe Brengle
Contra Costa County Fair

IAFE Zone 7 Director

Scott Stoller
GM, Colorado State Fair

IAFE Zone 8 Director

Leah Perkins-Hagele
CEO, Washington County Fair

Mother Lode Area

Jody Gray
CEO, El Dorado County Fair

North Coast Area

Katie Fonsen Young
CEO, Cloverdale Citrus Fair

Oregon Fairs Director

Kim Grewe-Powell
Dir. of Mktg & Fair Programming, OR State Fair

Sacramento Valley Area

Samantha Brown
Dep GM Admin, California State Fair

San Joaquin Area

Lauri King
Deputy Manager, Big Fresno Fair

Service Member Director

Karla Majewski
Owner, Pacific Animal Productions

Service Member Director

Suzanne Haas
UMS Banking

Service Member Director

Pam Shultz
Owner, Imagination Gallery, Inc

Southern Area

Jennifer Murad
Controller, Antelope Valley Fair
1776 Tribute Road, Suite 210, Sacramento, California 95815 phone: (916) 927-3100
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