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Fair Person of the Year

Each Fair District is encouraged to nominate multiple recipients for this prestigious award. Please let us know how much you value their efforts.

Deadline for submission is early November, with the award presented at the annual Minnesota Federation of County Fairs Convention held annually in January. The following criteria will be considered:

Nominees can be fair board members, supervisors, volunteers, etc. – anyone who has made an impact to your county fair.

1) Why should this person receive the County Fair Person of the Year?
2) County Fair Service (i.e. committees he/she has been on).
3) Year started with the fair. Include offices held and number of years of service,
4) Describe innovative leadership given to a special county fair project,
5) Honors received from fair board, city, county, or other.
6) Other interests: community, church, etc.

Maximum of 4 pages of additional/optional information may be added, including letters of recommendation.
(Optional: Include any newspaper articles, pictures, etc. that describe achievements.)

For more information, please contact:
Karin Hadoff
khadoff@gmail.com
Cell: 612-810-7282

Judging will take place in November so county contact persons can be notified prior to the convention.

Fair person of the Year Form

2019

D1: Dean Sanders (Winona County)

D1: Peter Marx (Mower County)

D6: Richard "Dick" Sonstegard (Wright County)

D7: Mary Hill (Stevens County)

D8: Roger Hill (SW St. Louis County)


2018 Fair Person of The Year

District 1

District 1

D1: Dean Sanders (Winona County)
District 1

District 1

D1: Peter Marx (Mower County)
District 2&3

District 2&3

No submissions
District 4

District 4

No submissions
District 5

District 5

No submissions
District 6

District 6

D6: Richard "Dick" Sonstegard (Wright County)
District 7

District 7

D7: Mary Hill, not pictured (Stevens County)
District 8

District 8

D8: Roger Hill (SW St. Louis County)
District 9

District 9

No submissions

2017 Fair Person of The Year

District 1

District 1

No Submissions
District 2

District 2

William "Bill" Arndt
District 2

District 2

Not pictured: Edwin Murphy
District 3

District 3

No submissions
District 4

District 4

No submissions
District 5

District 5

No Submissions
District 6

District 6

Kirk Peysar
District 7

District 7

Paul Koubsky
District 8

District 8

Amy Austin Slettom
District 8

District 8

Betty Valley
(green shirt.)
District 9

District 9

Jerry Erickson

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