Chesterfield County Fair Association, Inc.

Become a member of the fair and meet the board!

Membership Information

When you become a member of Chesterfield County Fair Association, not only will you be joining a special group of people who are dedicated to continuing the County’s rich history of providing a top-notch fair experience, but you will also be honoring the rural roots of Chesterfield County.

2023 Annual Dues – *Must be paid by July 31, 2023 – $12 per person

Complete the Membership Application and mail your check to:

Chesterfield County Fair Association, Inc.
Attn: Membership
P.O. Box 801
Chesterfield, VA 23832-9998

General Information

  • Must be a member of the Fair Association.
  • Must be a resident of one of the following municipalities or counites of Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, and Richmond.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older prior to taking office.
  • Application must be received between January 1 and September 15 for any opening occurring in any given year.
  • Applications will not be held over from year to year.
  • Directors will be elected for a term of three (3) years at which time a new application must be submitted.
  • No two (2) members of the same family shall hold a position on the Board of Directors at the same time.

Expectations of Directors

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings and special called meeting throughout the year.
  • Help sell ads, help distribute entertainment guides, poster and help obtain sponsorships.
  • Serve on or chair assigned committees.
  • Participate in work weekends (1 or 2 a year).
  • Participate in set-up/clean-up of the fair.
  • Participate in the daily activities of running the nine-day fair.

For a more detailed individual job description, please see our By-Laws.

Officer Information

Per the Association By-laws, Article V, Officers, Section 1

  1. The officers of the association shall be elected annually and include the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
  2. All officers must be members of the Association, at least 18 years of age prior to taking office, and a resident of Chesterfield County or boarding municipalities and/or counties.
  3. All officer candidates must be currently serving on the Chesterfield County Fair Association Board. If more than 1 current board member is running for the same office, it will go to the annual membership meeting for a vote. If only 1 current board member is running for a position, the secretary will cast the vote. Nominations from the floor will not be accepted.
  4. The newly elected officers shall take office effective January 1st 
  5. Any officer vacancies existing or occurring on the Executive Board after the annual meeting shall be filled by the board. The appointee will serve the unexpired term.


 Meet the Board Members and General Manager

Lorna Verlander, Board Member
Kenny Chandler, Board Member
Dusty Horton, Board Member
Brandon Chester, Board Member
Paul Diming, Board Member
Stephanie Rector, Board Member
Jay Wieting, Board Member
Tara Carroll, Board Member
Carey Allen, Board Member
Carey Allen, Board Member

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