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2018-2019 Officers and Directors

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Back row (left to right): LC Scramlin CFE, Zone 2; Doug Krawczak, Zone 4; John Currie, Zone 3; Mike Zimmerman, Zone 6; Brian Kumin, Zone 1 and President; Bill Johnson, Director At Large;  Ric Crawford, Director At Large and Secretary;
Front row (left to right): Larry Bush, Festival Rep; Lenore Senter, Zone 5 and Vice President; Lisa Reiff, Executive Director; Jamie Skerbeck, Associate Rep and Treasurer; Steve Thelen, Director At Large and Past President

President and Zone 1 Director – Brian Kuemin (Cass County Fair) 269-845-6007 or briankuemin@gmail.com
Vice President and Zone 5 Director – Lenore Senter (Emmet Charlevoix County Fair) 231-582-9079 or senterstock@hotmail.com
Director at Large & Secretary – Ric Crawford (Shiawassee County Fair) 810.499.2051 or rrc0655@yahoo.com
Associate Representative & Treasurer – Jamie Skerbeck (Skerbeck Entertainment Group) 616.550.5671 or jamie@skerbeck.com
Director at Large & Past President – Steve Thelen (Saline Community Fair) 734.944.6262 or sthelenmafe@gmail.com
Zone 2 – LC Scramlin, CFE (Oakland County Fair) 248.634.8830  or info@oakfair.org
Zone 3 – John Currie (Mecosta County Fair) curriejohn3636@yahoo.com or 231.629.7273
Zone 4 – Doug Krawczak (Midland County Fair) 989.492.4994 or justgrillin0722@gmail.com
Zone 6 – Mike Zimmerman (Chippewa County Fair) 906.635.6883 or cindersoot79@yahoo.com
Director at Large – Bill Johnson (St Joseph County Grange Fair) 269.467.8935 or airmgr@centrevillefair.com
Festival-Events Representative – Larry Bush (Grand Blanc Family Fun Fest) 810.348.7901 or larrybush1@aol.com

MAFE By-laws Revised January 2011

Membership consists of 3 categories:

1. Regular Members – Any corporation or organization or fair, agency or other person actually and directly engaged in promoting and conducting fairs, agricultural exhibitions or shows, and described in “Act 80” of the Public Acts of 1855, as amended, “Act 11” of the Public Acts of 1929, or comparable legislation.
Each regular member shall be assigned to one of the following six zones, such assignment to be made based on the location of the principal activities of such regular member:

Zone One – Brian Kuemin – Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties.

Zone Two – LC SCramlin CFE – Genesee, Ingham, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne
counties.

Zone Three – John Currie – Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola and Ottawa counties.

Zone Four – Doug Krawczak – Arenac, Bay, Clare, Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola counties.

Zone Five – Lenore Senter – Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon and Wexford counties.

Zone Six – Mike Zimmerman – All Upper Peninsula counties – Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce,
Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft counties.

2. Associate Members – Any corporation or organization or firm, agency or other person directly engaged in performing a service for a regular or Festival member.

3. Festival Members – Any corporation or organization or municipality directly engaged in promoting and conducting a Festival.


2017 MAFE Committees:

We are always looking for volunteers to become involved with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions. There are committees related matters of the Association and committees involving the Convention.

The following are several committees that you may consider volunteering:

Executive Committee: Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
Ric Crawford, Jamie Skerbeck, Larry Bush, Lenore Senter

Audit: Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
Cinda Karlik, Karen Klug, Bill Johnson, Larry Bush

Animal Health and Welfare: LC Scramlin CFE, Chair: 248.634.8830
Larry Bush, Steve Thelen

By-Laws – Policy Committee: Mike Zimmerman, Chair: 906.635.6883
Ric Crawford, Larry Bush

E-Newsletter Committee: Carol Saari, Chair: 906.482.6200
Lenore Senter, Lisa Reiff

Fair Collaboration Sponsorship: Sandy Dargatz, Chair; 517.676.2428
Jennifer Rhodes, Brian Gardner, Kevin Koski, Lisa Reiff, LC Scramlin CFE, Larry Bush

Finance and  Budget: Jamie Skerbeck, Chair: 616.550.5671
Larry Bush, Ric Crawford, Steve Thelen

Harness Racing: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Tim Roach, Bill Johnson

Homemaker of the Year Committee: LC Scramlin CFE, Chair: 248.634.8830
Michelle Kettler, Nancy Davis, Lisa Reiff

Insurance Committee: Ric Crawford, Chair: 989.499.2051
Bill Johnson, Lisa Reiff

Legislative Committee: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Bill Johnson, Jamie Skerbeck, Steve Thelen

MAFE Awards: Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
Cinda Karlik, Ric Crawford

Membership Directory Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544
Ric Crawford, Brian Kuemin

Nominating Committee: Ric Crawford, Chair: 810.499.2051
Mark Williams, Harry Chestnut, Jessica Marks, Darryl Diamond

Scholarship Committee: Bill Johnson, Chair: 269.467.8935
Lisa Reiff, Nancy Thelen

Social Media: Lenore Senter; Chair: 231.582.9079
Jessica Marks


2018 – 133rd Convention Committees:

Banquet & Reception Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544
Larry Bush, Ric Crawford, Steve Thelen, LC Scramlin CFE

Brochure-Convention Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544

Communication Awards Committee: Carol Britton, Chair: 734.428.8474
Kathy Richardson, Nancy Thelen

General Session – Convention: Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
LC Scramlin CFE, Mike Zimmerman

Mega Raffle & Friday night 50/50: Bill Johnson, Chair: 269.467.8935
Melody Hodson, Jenny Koski, Kevin Koski, Karen Klug, Kevin Bechler, Sherry Bechler

Raffle 50/50 Committee: Doug Krawczak, Chair: 989.205.5411
Mike Zimmerman, Wally Brooks, Sara Zimmerman

Resolutions: Doug Krawczak, Chair: 989.205.5411
Mike Zimmerman, LC Scramlin CFE, Brian Kuemin

Showcase Committee: Larry Bush, Chair: 810.348.7901
Lenore Senter, Brian Kuemin

Silent Auction Committee: Ruth Cornwell, Chair: 269.467.8935
Ellen Bates

Sponsorship Committee: Ric Crawford, Chair: 810.499.2051
Larry Bush, Brian Kuemin, Lisa Reiff

Spouse Activities Committee: Cathy Zenz, Chair
Jamie Jones, Susie Wahl, Ruth Ann Crawford

Suite and Hospitality Guidelines: Ric Crawford, Chair: 810.499.2051
Larry Bush, Steve Thelen, Jamie Skerbeck, LC Scramlin CFE

Trade Show Committee: Jamie Skerbeck, Chair: 616.550.5671
LC Scramlin CFE, Terry Slaggert, Susan Mesack

Workshops- Roundtables Committee: Cinda Karlik, Chair: 517.373.9760
Christian Miller CFE, Brian Gardner, Lisa Reiff

Workshop-Roundtable Sub-committee – Youth Education: Lenore Senter, Chair: 231.582.9079
Lisa Reiff, Brian Kuemin

Young Professionals: Dan Bonnell, Chair
Jennifer Rhodes, Darryl Diamond