Dave Henry was appointed to fill a vacant
position in 1999 and has served on the board ever since and currently acts as Board President. He's been involved in the Fair
since 1984 as a buyer at the Junior Livestock Auction to represent his family
business, Roseville Meat Company. Dave has a history of involvement at the
fairgrounds from selling food and beer at the raceway and during the fair for
over a decade. He's deeply committed to the fair with a belief that continuing
education of the agriculture and livestock industries is important for children
and families in our community. The Fair is a safe and enjoyable place where
groups experience and celebrate a sense of community.
Marge Day Vice President
Board Vice-President and Race Committee Member.
Katharina Head Treasurer
Katharina Head, currently acting as Board Treasurer, became a yearly Fair attendee
upon moving to Roseville in 1989. In 2000, when she purchased her home across
the street from the Fairgrounds, she immediately joined the Association and
volunteered her time working on several beautification projects on the grounds.
She was elected to the Board in 2005 and served for three years. She was
recently re-appointed to serve again. Katharina has a background in finance and
has also started up and run several small businesses. While working at Hewlett-Packard as a Financial Analyst she also acted as Event Coordinator for their
annual company picnics attended by up to 6000 people.
Wayne Vineyard has been a member of the Board
of Directors since 1974. His main
interest is the Livestock Exhibits and is the Chairman of the Junior Livestock
Sale Committee. Through the fair the 4-H
and FFA members have an opportunity to showcase their projects and sell their
market animals. Wayne started his
relationship with the fair when he was a 4-H member. Wayne is very involved in
the Agriculture Community in the County, serving on the Boards of the Placer
County Farm Bureau, Placer County Farm Supply and is Chair of the County
Agricultural Commission. He has been a 4-H leader for 56 years. He is a full
time farmer north of Lincoln raising Beef Cattle and growing Rice. His wife Barbara is also involved in the
Fair industry, serving as a judge of still exhibits at many County and District
Fairs and the California State Fair. Our
fair is important to acquaint fair goers with the opportunity to see
Agriculture in action.
Ryan Ronco is Placer County’s clerk-recorder-registrar of voters. He was appointed to the position by the Placer County Board of Supervisors in May of 2016. Ryan has lived in Placer County for nearly 40 years. He grew up in Loomis and attended Sierra College before graduating from Sacramento State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. Ryan also has extensive private sector experience, both in restaurant management and as a writer/researcher for a local taxpayers’ organization. Ryan and his family live in Roseville.
General Manager of the Placer County Fair since 2014
Greg Hegwer started in the fair industry as Entertainment
and Special Events Director at the El Dorado County Fair in 1975. In the 1980s
Greg expanded his services to include all aspects of fair operations by contracting with 20 fairs a year working from
entries, sponsorships, facility maintenance, entertainment, vendor supervisor,
marketing, security and more. In 1999 Greg was offered the CEO position at the
Colusa County Fair and served in that position until 2005 when he became the
CEO of the Gold Country Fair in Auburn, California. Greg retired in December of
2010 but in December 2014 he was asked to fill the CEO position at the Placer
County Fair in Roseville, California where he is today.