The 2014 Ventura County Fair, “A Country Fair with Ocean Air” will open Wednesday, July 30 and run through Sunday, August 10. More information can be found at www.venturacountyfair.org or by calling (805) 648-3376.
Ventura County Fair Board of Directors elects new President, Vice President
The Board of Directors of the 31st District Agricultural Association, better known as the Ventura County Fairgrounds, has elected Leah Lacayo to the office of President. The Board elected Director Bonnie Weigel to the office of Vice-President.
Lacayo is serving her 2nd appointment to the Ventura County Fairgrounds Board of Directors. Her first appointment included a term as President in 2005. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Alumni and Friends Association at California State University at Channel Islands and is a trustee on the Ventura County Fairgrounds Foundation.
Weigel is President and CEO of FOODShare, Inc., and serves on the Board of Directors of the Ventura County Community Foundation.
The Ventura County Fairgrounds is owned by the State of California and administered by the 31st District Agricultural Association under the direction of the Division of Fairs and Expositions, Department of Food and Agriculture. A nine member Board of Directors, appointed by the Governor, oversees the Association. The 31st DAA is a self-supporting entity, receiving no tax dollars.