WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION
August Newsletter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION
Convention & Trade Show
January 19-22, 2020
Grand Sierra Resort Reno, Nevada
Join us for another year of friends and fun, as we look into the coming year with 2020 VISION!

Western Fairs Association’s premier event connects more than 1,400 fair CEOs, directors, staff, and fair-related professionals in one convenient location. From Trade Show and Showcase to receptions and educational sessions, there is something for everyone to look forward to.

This year, we’re back in Reno! Come and see us for networking with business contacts and fair friends. Come for the buying and selling opportunities to grow your business. Come for the education and training to stay on the cutting-edge of the industry. We’ll see you there!

 
 
Showcase
Wine & Cheese Reception
Trade Show
 
 
 
 
 
LABOR DAY SALE
One week ONLY
 
 
 
 

Save $30 on FULL Registration Price.


After Sale price is $325, save now and only pay $295!


Please contact the WFA office or our website for details.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Representation
 
 
 
 
Thank you to the hard work of the following individuals, who have been elected to serve our members. Remember our directors are elected to serve you, please feel free to reach out to your representatives at any time.Listed below are your Board of Directs for the Western Fairs Association, WFA Service Members, and the California Fairs Alliance.
 
 
 
 
WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION
Board of Directors
 
 
 
 
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Executive Directory/Secretary
Ex-Officio Directors

Arizona Fairs Director
CARF Reprsentative
Cascade Area Director
Central Coast Area Director
IAFE- Zone 7 Director
IAFE Zone 8 Directors
Mother Lode Area
North Coast Area Director
Oregon Fairs Director
Sacramento Valley Area Director
San Joaquin Area Director
Service Member Directors


Southern Area Director
 
 
 
 
Judy Carrico
Cliff Munson
Eric Wofford
Sarah Cummings
Patricia Conklin
Joe Anderson
Phyllis Ellis
Rick Pickering
John Steffanic
Mike Bradley
Brianne Brower
Leah Perkins-Hagele
Jody Gray
Jim Brown
Kim Grewe-Powell
Samantha Brown
Lauri King
Carolan Ferreria
Karla Majewski
Pamela Shultz
Vacant
 
 
 
 
SERVICE MEMBER
Board of Directors
 
 
 
 
Chair
1st Vice Chair
2nd Vice Chair
 General Representative
Secretary
Carnival Division Chair
Commercial Division Chair
Entertainment Division Chair
Food & Beverage Division Chair
Services & Suppliers Division Chair
 
 
 
 
Pam Shultz
Karla Majewski
Carolan Ferreria
Ernie Guderjahn
Judie Fatland
Chris Lopez
Tara Nunley
Jason Rariden
Mike Davis
Suzanne Haas
 
 
 
 
 
CALIFORNIA FAIRS ALLIANCE
Board of Directors
 
 
 
 
Chair
Vice Chair
WFA Liasons

Area 1- Cascade Area
Area 2- Sacramento Valley Area
Area 3- North Coast Area
Area 4- Mother Lode Area
Area 5- San Joaquin Valley Area
Area 6- Central Coast Area
Area 7- Southern Area
At-Large Members

CARF Representative
CFSA Representative
Service Member Representatives

 
 
 
 
Pat Conklin
Dan Jacobs
Cliff Munson
Judy Carrico
Jim Wolcott
Stephan Kenny
Gabriella Calicchio
Jody Gray
Tom Mitchell
Joe Brengle
Jennifer Murad
Becky Bartling
Rich Persons
John Alkire
Rebecca Desmond
Brandy Arredondo
Ernie Guderjahn
 
 
 
 
 
 
# F A I R F A C E
 
 
 
 
 
While you are out-and-about this Fair season, be sure to share your #FAIRFACE photos on social media. We just may use them in an issue of the Fair Dealer Magazine, or feature them right here in our Monthly Newsletter! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stay current with available job openings listed on the
Western Fairs Association website! 
 
 
Click here for current openings!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Service Member dues renewal letters have been mailed. 
Return your completed renewal form by October 1 to be included in the WFA mobile app and directory!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Refer a Friend & Receive $50!


Know someone who will benefit from joining WFA? Help them join by September 30 and you'll receive a $50 check! Direct potential new members to our Join page and have them include your name / business name in the 'Referred By' line...and that's it!


Thank you for being a WFA member; we look forward to serving more businesses like yours!

 
 
Refer a friend today!
 
 
 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SERVICE MEMBER MEETINGS AND MIXERS
 
 
Antelope Valley Fair
LA County Fair
Kern County Fair
Big Fresno Fair
 
 
 
August 21, 2:00 PM, Director's Room
September 19, 9:30 AM Conf. Center Sonoma 1&2 
September 26, 1:00 PM, Park Area
October 9, 9:30 AM, Turf Club
 
 
 
 
 
WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION OPEN HOUSES
 
 
Oregon State Fair
LA County Fair
 
 
 
August 28
September 19

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FEATURE FAIR TOUR
 
 
 
Alaska State Fair   •   August 27 - 29, 2019  •  Palmer, Alaska
 
 
 
Take me to Alaska!
 
 
 
 
FALL MANAGERS CONFERENCE 
November 5, 6 & 7, 2019  •  Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo 
 
 
 
 
 
WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION 
January 19 - 22, 2020   •   Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Explore all of your Western Fairs Association Membership benefits!
westernfairs.org   •   916.927.3100   •   1776 Tribute Road, Suite 210, Sacramento, CA 95815
 
 
 
 
 
 
Western Fairs Association Office is closed Friday's through Labor Day Weekend - we are busy traveling to visit our Members!! See you out and about! 
 
 
      
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