West Fargo, N.D. – The Red River Valley Fair Association held their Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2018 with agenda items including the discussion of the 2018 Red River Valley Fair, 2018 Big Iron Farm Show, plus voting in newly elected board members.

The following members of the 50 person Board of Directors have been reelected to serve on the Executive Committee: Duane Hauck, Fargo, ND (3-Year Term); Vern Hofman, Fargo, ND (3-Year Term) and Mary Morken, Casselton, ND (3-Year Term). They join current executive committee members: Renee Atkinson, Carina Emil, Chris Heise, Mary McIntyre, Erik Ramstad and Paul Wraalstad. McIntyre, Hofman and Emil will serve the Board as President, Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively.

2018 Red River Valley Fair Association Executive Board Front Row: Mary McIntyre, Vern Hofman, Carina Emil Back Row: Erik Ramstad, Mary Morken, Paul Wraalstad, Renee Atkinson, Chris Heise Not Pictured: Duane Hauck

Two new members were chose to serve on the Red River Valley Fair Association’s 50 person Board of Directors. These individuals were chosen on what they believe they can bring to the organization, past committee experiences, and how their leadership can drive the Association to greater heights: Chris Feickert, West Fargo, ND and Shirley Moen, West Fargo, ND.

Years of Service Awards were presented to board members for 10 and 40 Years of Service to the Red River Valley Fair Association. Vern Hofman, LeRoy Johnson and Dean Krogen were all awarded with 10 Years of Service awards. While Janice Rustad and Jonathan Garaas were awarded with 40 Years of Service awards.

The Board of Directors membership consists of up to 50 representative citizens of the Red River Valley Fair Association.  Ninety percent of the membership must consist of residents from Cass County, North Dakota.  Members shall serve until death, resignation, or removal.  Each member is required to actively participate in the events held at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds including the Red River Valley Fair and the Big Iron Farm Show.

The Red River Valley Fair will be held July 10-15, 2018, in West Fargo, North Dakota.

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit the website at www.redrivervalleyfair.com or call the office at 701-282-2200.