Board of Directors


Placer County Fair Association

The Placer County Fair Association is comprised of community-minded individuals dedicated to the Placer County Fair and Events Center as well as the All American Speedway.

2017 Board Members:
  • Wayne Vineyard, President
  • Ryan Ronco, Vice President
  • David Henry, Treasurer
  • Dain Lyon
  • Laura Bullard
  • Tim Smith

Agenda Information

Board meetings take place the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00p.m. See calendar for Monthly meetings.

Get Involved

Interested in becoming an association member? Applying is simple - join today.
If you are interested in sponsoring the fair and community events, view our
sponsorship opportunities or contact our Fair Manager.

Biographies


Wayne Vineyard
President

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
Vice President

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.


David Henry
Treasurer

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.

Dain Lyon

Laura Bullard
 
Tim Smith



Greg Hegwer
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.