New Board Member Elected to State Fair Board of Directors

LEWISBURG, WV (03/28/2012)(readMedia)– Dr. Mary Ann Mann was elected to the State Fair Fair Board at the organization’s March 17th annual membership meeting. Dr. Mann is the owner of Lewisburg Veterinary Hospital, Inc. and a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is actively involved in the community having served as a Past President and current member of Lewisburg Rotary, Past President and current member of the Greenbrier Valley Theater Board of Trustees, member of the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of Lewisburg United Methodist Church. “I attended my first State Fair of West Virginia at one month of age, have exhibited in many areas of the fair’s livestock and home arts competitions and am honored to follow in my
father’s footsteps by serving on the State Fair Board. The State Fair was always an important part of my families life.”, stated Dr. Mann.

Dr. John Wilson and Ralph “Chub” Warren were reelected to three year terms, and board member Carolyn Arbuckle was named a Director Emeritus in recognition of her years of service to the corporation.

At the March 20th board of directors meeting, the following officers were elected: Chair, W. Jerry Cook; Vice-Chair, Ralph “Chubb” Warren; Secretary, Kathryn Tuckwiller; and Treasurer, Brad Tuckwiller. Long-time Chair Dr. John Wilson was honored with a Chair Emeritus designation as recognition of his years of service to the Board of Directors and the organization.

The 2012 State Fair is themed “Memories that grow…year after year.” and is scheduled August 10-18. 2012. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.