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Young Professionals Alliance

MISSION

Uplifting the future of the Fair Industry by supporting professional development through a safe and collaborative space while preserving and advancing traditions within the fair community to build better fairs.

SUMMARY

WFA Young Professionals Alliance is designed for people between ages 18 - 40 who share an interest in improving themselves and the Fair Industry. The program provides an opportunity for industry members to connect with individuals within the Western Fairs Association who have the same professional interests and challenges. This group will be a central hub for networking, mentorship, personal development, leadership, industry education relating to current issues, and recognition opportunities to empower young professionals within WFA.

WHY JOIN?

As a WFA Young Professional Alliance Member, you will:
  • Have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with your peers in the Fair industry who share the same interests and challenges as you.
  • Have the opportunity to share your voice and expertise.
  • Have the opportunity to participate in professional development training and gain valuable insight into all aspects of the Fair industry.
  • Learn how to promote your Fair or Fair related business
  • Learn about issues and how to resolve them.
  • Make valuable professional contacts.

2024 YPA LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Kaitlyn Findley-Thorn

Kaitlyn Findley-Thorn

YPA Chair
San Diego County Fair, CA
 
Chelsey Roberts

Chelsey Roberts

YPA Vice Chair
Kern County Fair, CA
 
Frances Negranza

Frances Negranza

Regional Representative
Skagit County Fairgrounds, WA
 
Payton Ryan

Payton Ryan

Service Member Representative
Fairly Decent Promotions
 
Andrew Shreve

Andrew Shreve

Northern California Representative
Cow Palace, CA
 
Emily Zajac

Emily Zajac

Oregon Representative
Oregon Beverage Services
 
VACANT

VACANT

Southern California Representative
VACANT

VACANT

Arizona Representative
VACANT

VACANT

Service Member Representative

JOIN US!

We are looking for vibrant young professionals to help fill our vacant positions on the 2024 YPA Leadership Council! If you are interested and live in Southern California or Arizona, apply today!
YPA Leadership Council Application

LET'S CONNECT!

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