Deschutes County seeks one volunteer to fill open fair board seat
Mar 21,2008 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

Letters of Interest Due April 7

BEND, Ore. -- The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners is looking for a citizen volunteer to fill a vacancy on the County Fair Board. The Commissioners plan to fill the position by mid-April.

Fair Board candidates may be interviewed in early April and will have a term that begins the day of appointment and expires December 31, 2010.

The five-member Fair Board oversees the operation of the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and advises Fair management on activities at the site.

Applicants must reside in Deschutes County. In making appointments to the Fair Board, the Board of Commissioners may consider geographical balance among members on the Fair Board and overall background relating to fair and expo center management.

The Deschutes County Fair Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the Fair and Expo Center.

Citizens who are interested in serving on the Fair Board should send a letter (by mail, email or hand delivery) explaining their interest and related experience by Monday, April 7 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Deschutes County Administration Office, Attn: Anna Johnson, 1300 NW Wall Street, Ste. 200 (2nd Floor), Bend, OR 97701. They may also be emailed to

For more information about the Fair Board position, please call Dan Despotopulos at 548-2711. Please contact Anna Johnson at 330-4640 for additional information about the Fair Board application process.