Placer County Fair & Events Center
800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678
Phone: 916-786-2023
Fax: 916-786-2139
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The Events Center
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.

2014 Board Members:
  • David Henry, President
  • Marge Day, Vice President
  • Katharina Head, Treasurer
  • Bob Kennedy, Past President
  • Wayne Vineyard
  • Ryan Ronco
  • Nick Novo
  • Nicole Mutka
  • Randy Dunham

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

 

David Henry
President


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. 
Bob Kennedy
Past President
Bob Kennedy is a longtime resident of Roseville and voted to the Board of Directors in January 2008. Bob's been very active with the association with his wife, Patty, serving as past-director and past-president to the board, for several decades. He knows the rich history of the fair having been involved in various capacities as well as volunteering countless hours. Bob enjoys the scholarship pageants and commercial vendors during the fair. On Saturday nights, he's found at the All American Speedway where he reflects back to the 1990s when he was an Enduro racer. Professionally, Bob is owner of Kennedy and Wagner Locksmiths.
Wayne Vineyard
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

Nicole Mutka

Nicole Mutka was born and raised in Roseville, California and still resides there today. Nicole has been involved with Placer County pageants since 1996, Director since 2014 and loves helping out her community and the Placer County Fair. She is happily married with 3 children; Ashley, Jacob and Justin, twin boys. Her daughter Ashley has been involved with the pageants and other community events since 2008. Nicole worked at a local law firm, Penney & Associates, for twelve years and now runs a home childcare business, Sweet Peas Child Care.
Nick Novo
Nick Novo was born in Walnut Creek, and moved to Placer County in 2004 with his wife, Sarah and their 3 daughters. Nick currently serves as the Assistant Security Manager of Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, CA. Nick oversees all of the daily operations of the Security department, including managing 28 full time employees. He is a member of Cal SAGA, ASIS, BSIS, ICSC and the FBI's Infragard.  Additionally, Nick served on the Advisory board for the Institute of Technology's Criminal Justice program from 2008-2012. One of his most significant achievements has been the implementation, design and management of a recently developed three million dollar high definition camera system. On the weekends Nick and his family can be found hiking, watching football and cheering on their three daughters as they compete in FFA, Del Oro cheerleading, pageants and equestrian events.
Randy Dunham

Carrie Wimer
General Manager of the Placer County Fair since 2014, acting as Non-Voting Board Secretary, and active member of the Livestock Committee.


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