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General Information

Administration
State Fair Commission Members

Andre Lacy, Chairman
Indianapolis
Dana Huber
Borden
Beth Bechdol
Indianapolis
Bruce Everhart
Waldron
Matt Martin
Kingman
Steve Simmerman, President
Indiana State Fair Board
Battleground
Matthew Rekeweg, C.A.S.H.
Indianapolis
Ted McKinney
Director of Department of Agriculture
Senator James W. Merritt Jr.
State Fair Legislative Advisory Committee
Representative Bob Cherry
State Fair Legislative Advisory Committee

State Fair Board Members

Steve Simmerman, President
Battleground - Elected from District 1
Stan Poe, Vice President
Franklin - Elected from District 4
Paul Graf, Secretary
Sellersburg - Appointed from District 5
Pat Barker
Kendallville - Elected from District 3
Jackie Bell
Avilla - Appointed from District 3
Lee Ann Eizinger
Rochester - Appointed from District 2
Ashton Eller
Indianapolis - Elected from District 7
Jim Lankford
Martinsville - Elected from District 6
Bill Leininger
Akron - Elected from District 2
Bryan Messersmith
Sheridan - Appointed from District 4
Al Polin
Indianapolis - Appointed from District 7
Todd Uhl
Corydon - Elected from District 5
Alan Washburn
Kentland - Appointed from District 1
Dr. Jim Weisman
West Lafayette - Appointed from District 6
Doug Huntsinger
Director of Fair Board Administration & Government Affairs
dhuntsinger@indianastatefair.com
317-927-7505

Ex-Officio Members

Representing Governor Mike Pence
Ryan Jarmula
Governor's Office Representative
Representing The Department of Agriculture
Ted McKinney
Director of Indiana State Department of Agriculture
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service
Dr. Jason Henderson 
Associate Dean & Director of Purdue Extension