Kelly is a 3rd year board of director.
Vice President – Rich Tobiasz
Richard “Dick” Crone
Dick is a 13th years Board of Director who has been attending the fair for over 55 years. He loves both kids and animals so his favorite part of the fair is watching the youth exhibit their livestock projects and getting to see their experience and knowledge grow each year.
President – Ken Bauman
Jeff is a 2nd year Board of Director and has been attending our fair for 20 years. He loves the sense of community that is created. “Living in the information age has, ironically, made it easy to lose touch with our neighbors. The McHenry County Fair offers all of us an opportunity to come together for a shared experience, an opportunity to re-calibrate our lives in relationship to a greater community, an opportunity to understand where our food comes from and meet the people who grow it.”
Casey is a 2nd year Board of Director and has been attending our fair for 39 years. Casey loves all aspects of the fair and what it brings to the community.
Larry is a 13th year Board of Director and has been attending our fair for over 60 years. Larry’s favorite thing about the fair is working closely with our commercial vendors and being able to judge the 4-H Woodworking projects.
Treasurer – Thomas Linneman
Tom is a 15th year Board of Director and has never missed a fair in all of his 33 years. His favorite things at the fair is creating family memories, connecting with lifelong friends and helping to pressure us to be one of the greatest county fairs in the state of Illinois.
Secretary – Susan Simons
Sue is a 4 year Board of Director who has been attending the McHenry County Fair since she was 5 years old. She enjoys every element of the fair. She is really excited about the improvements that have been made to the fair and the added attractions. My favorite part of the fair is seeing the joy in the youth’s faces when they are rewarded for their hard work and commitment to their project.
Chad is a 2nd year Board of Director and has been attending our fair since he was 6 years old. Chad’s favorite thing about the fair is being able to watch his kids show their animals and continue to learn and have fun every year.
Chris is a 4th year Board of Director and has been attending our fair since she was 5 years old. Her favorite things that bring her back every year are the great memories you can create and have for a life time, the people she meets, the animal barns, and watching all of the fun her kids have during the week.
Cyndie is a 2nd year Board of Director and has been attending our fair since she was 8 years old. Her favorite thing of the fair back then was all of the rides. Currently her favorite thing is spending time with her kids and grand-kids and seeing their projects at the fair.
Colin is a 4th year Board of Director and has been attending our fair since he was 13 years old. Colin’s favorite thing about the fair is watching his kids show their animals.