Board & Management
The Washington State Fair is a private, not-for-profit, 501-C3 corporation. It receives no government subsidy, and pays city and state taxes. Any proceeds are invested back into the Fair for improvements.
Gary Gonter, Vice President
Michael Nelson, Secretary
David Campbell, Treasurer
Jerry Larson, Past President
W. David Schodde, Jr.
Kent Hojem, Chief Executive Officer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee McClain, Chief Financial Officer - email@example.com
Glen Baskett, Physical Plant Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Baker, Facilities Grounds Manager - email@example.com
Debbie Baker, Facility Rental / Event Services Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen LaFlamme, Public Relations Counsel - email@example.com
Dan Sharp, Vendor Services Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Beadle, Sponsorship Manager - email@example.com
Tracey Wittenfeld, Marketing Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Thayer, Competitive Exhibits / Grounds Entertainment Manager - email@example.com
Beth Brooks, Foundation Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenda Bakken - Executive Department Manager - email@example.com
Bob Carlson, Manager Emeritus - firstname.lastname@example.org
For general questions or other information, please contact us at email@example.com.