The Stanislaus County Fair (38th District Agricultural Association) board of directors announced today the commencement of the search process for a new chief executive officer. Current CEO Tony Leo retires on December 31, 2009.
“Tony Leo has done an impressive job leading Stanislaus County Fair,” said Board President Dale Butler. “Now we need to find the best person to take our strengths forward and lead us into the future.”
“We are seeking an exceptional administrator who will implement the board’s policies and manage the day-to-day operations of the fair. The ideal candidate will manage with acumen, vision and commitment to our mission to promote agriculture, education and technology in a family-friendly environment,” said Butler.
The board of directors intends to hire the next CEO by February 26, 2010. Retiring CEO Leo will serve as Interim CEO to insure a smooth leadership transition.
Requests for application and position information may be obtained as follows: 1) Download from the fair’s website at stancofair.com (employment page); 2) Request an application by mail by telephoning the fair’s administration office at (209) 668-1333; or pick up an application in person at the fair’s administration office, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock.
Questions regarding application or selection procedures may be directed to Anthony C. Leo, chief executive officer of the Stanislaus County Fair at (209) 668-1333, ext. 306.
The Stanislaus County Fair is one of 54 fair organizations that operate as state agencies under the authority of the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Division of Fairs and Expositions. The 38th district includes all of Stanislaus County and that portion of Merced County north of the Merced River.
The 38th District Agricultural Association is an equal opportunity employer which will not consider race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious affiliation, political affiliation, age or sexual orientation.