Fair Board

Did you know….. the present day fairgrounds was purchased in 1889? Total then was 41.9 acres. In 1893 an additional 57 acres was purchased. Lastly, in 1995 additional acreage was purchased. Total fairgrounds property is now 163.5 acres!

The Fair Board is made up of twenty-six elected board members rotating on three year terms. Two from each of the twelve townships, and two from the city of Urbana.

ADAMS TOWNSHIP
Steve Cook, Kenny Lensman

CONCORD TOWNSHIP
Ryan Birt, Wayne Cook (President)

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP
Brian Forrest, Scott DeLong

HARRISON TOWNSHIP
Brad Coy, David Caudill

JACKSON TOWNSHIP
Levi Runkle, Tim Howell

JOHNSON TOWNSHIP
Tim Purk, Dennis Kauffman

MAD RIVER TOWNSHIP
Lee Purk, Bart Ward

RUSH TOWNSHIP
Frank Howell, Courtney Deere

SALEM TOWNSHIP
Tom Tullis, Andy Detwiller

UNION TOWNSHIP
Brian Cordial, Rick Dingledine

URBANA-CITY
Randy Leopard, Jeff Havens

URBANA TOWNSHIP
Jody Harrigan, Chuck Havens

WAYNE TOWNSHIP
Max Perry (Vice-President), Doug Ober