Board Members

Officers & Executive Committee

Charlie ElserChairman
Dave PotratzVice Chairman
Dan SkeltonTreasurer
Jeremy ParsonsSecretary/CEO/Manager
Bob BendlinCommittee Member
Dana MetcalfCommittee Member
VerDon SchmidtCommittee Member
Dave SimingtonCommittee Member
Gayle SimonsCommittee Member
Tracy SmallCommittee Member
Steve WallerCommittee Member

Board of Directors

Terms Expiring in 2019:
Joanne Follon, Jerry Groenewold, Marcia Langner, Dennis Larson, Greg Lear, Mark Rees, Karen Schwaller, Joe Simington, Dan Skelton

Terms Expiring in 2020:
Kathy Anderson, Bob Bendlin, Mike Bryan, Charlie Elser, Cindy Kress, Dana Metcalf, VerDon Schmidt, Dave Simington, Chuck White

Terms Expiring in 2021:
Doug Biedenfeld, David Brugman, Tim Elser, David Potratz, Teresa Schoelerman, Gayle Simons, Tracy Small, Steve Waller, John Zinn

Clay County Fair Board Members are elected by members of the Clay County Fair Association each October at the Clay County Fair Association Annual Meeting.  If you are interested in learning more about serving on the Clay County Fair Board, please email Jeremy Parsons at