2019-2020 Officers and Directors

Back row (left to right): Vickie Micheau, Director At Large; Larry Bush, Festival Rep; John Currie, Zone 3; Lori Hull, Director At Large; Lynn MacArthur, Zone 6; LC Scramlin CFE, Zone 2
Front row (left to right): Brian Kumin, Zone 1 and President; Jamie Skerbeck, Associate Rep and Treasurer; Lisa Reiff, Executive Director; Lenore Senter, Zone 5 and Vice President; Steve Thelen, Director At Large and Secretary (not photoed Doug Krawczak, Zone 4)

President and Zone 1 Director – Brian Kuemin (Cass County Fair) 269-845-6007 or briankuemin@gmail.com
Vice President and Zone 5 Director – Lenore Senter (Emmet Charlevoix County Fair) 231-582-9079 or senterstock@hotmail.com
Associate Representative & Treasurer – Jamie Skerbeck (Skerbeck Entertainment Group) 616.550.5671 or jamie@skerbeck.com
Director at Large & Secretary – Steve Thelen (Saline Community Fair) 734.944.6262 or sthelenmafe@gmail.com
Zone 2 – LC Scramlin, CFE (Oakland County Fair) 248.634.8830  or info@oakfair.org
Zone 3 – John Currie (Mecosta County Fair) curriejohn3636@yahoo.com or 231.629.7273
Zone 4 – Doug Krawczak (Midland County Fair) 989.492.4994 or justgrillin0722@gmail.com
Zone 6 – Lynn MacArthur (Chippewa County Fair) 906.630.6536 or lynn.macarthur@mi.usda.gov
Director at Large – Lori Hull (Hillsdale County Fair) 517.437.3622 or lori@hillsdalecountyfair.org
Director at Large – Vickie Micheau (Upper Peninsula State Fair) 906.786.4011 or vmicheau@up.net
Festival-Events Representative – Larry Bush (Grand Blanc Family Fun Fest) 810.348.7901 or larrybush1@aol.com

MAFE By-laws Revised January 2019

Membership consists of 3 categories:

1. Regular Members – Any corporation or organization or fair, agency or other person actually and directly engaged in promoting and conducting fairs, agricultural exhibitions or shows, and described in “Act 80” of the Public Acts of 1855, as amended, “Act 11” of the Public Acts of 1929, or comparable legislation.
Each regular member shall be assigned to one of the following six zones, such assignment to be made based on the location of the principal activities of such regular member:

Zone One – Brian Kuemin – Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties.

Zone Two – LC SCramlin CFE – Genesee, Ingham, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne

Zone Three – John Currie – Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola and Ottawa counties.

Zone Four – Doug Krawczak – Arenac, Bay, Clare, Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola counties.

Zone Five – Lenore Senter – Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon and Wexford counties.

Zone Six – Lynn MacArthur – All Upper Peninsula counties – Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft counties.

2. Associate Members – Any corporation or organization or firm, agency or other person directly engaged in performing a service for a regular or Festival member.

3. Festival Members – Any corporation or organization or municipality directly engaged in promoting and conducting a Festival.

2019 MAFE Committees:

We are always looking for volunteers to become involved with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions. There are committees related matters of the Association and committees involving the Convention.

The following are several committees that you may consider volunteering:

Executive Committee: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Lenore Senter, Jamie Skerbeck, Steve Thelen

Audit: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Cinda Karlik, Karen Klug CFE, Lenore Senter

Animal Health and Welfare: LC Scramlin CFE, Chair: 248.634.8830
Larry Bush, Lori Hull, Steve Thelen

By-Laws – Policy Committee: Lenore Senter, Chair: 231.582.9079
Larry Bush, Brian Kuemin, LC Scramlin

E-Newsletter Committee: Carol Saari, Chair: 906.482.6200
Lynn MaArthur, Lisa Reiff, Lenore Senter 

Finance and  Budget: Jamie Skerbeck, Chair: 616.550.5671
Brian Kuemin, Lenore Senter, Steve Thelen

Harness Racing: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Harry Chestnut, Brian Kuemin, Tim Roach

Homemaker of the Year Committee: LC Scramlin CFE, Chair: 248.634.8830
Nancy Davis, Lynn MaArthur, Lisa Reiff

Insurance Committee: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Lisa Reiff

Legislative Committee: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Brian Kuemin, Lori Hull, Vickie Micheau, Jamie Skerbeck, Steve Thelen

MAFE Awards: Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
Ric Crawford, John Currie, Cinda Karlik, Lori Hull, Brian Kuemin LC Scramlin

Membership Directory Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544
Brian Kuemin

Nominating Committee: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Harry Chestnut, Jessica Marks, Darryl Diamond

Scholarship Committee: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Lynn MaArthur, Lisa Reiff, Nancy Thelen

Social Media: Lenore Senter; Chair: 231.582.9079
Brian Kuemin, Vickie Micheau, Lisa Reiff, Sara Ressler

2020 – 135th Convention Committees:

Banquet & Reception Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544
Larry Bush, Vickie Micheau, Steve Thelen, LC Scramlin CFE

Brochure-Convention Committee: Lisa Reiff, Chair: 517.317.4544

Carnival Committee: Jamie Skerbeck, Chair: 616.550.5671, Doug Burtch (Vice Chair)
Debbie Elliott, Blake Huston, Brian Kuemin, Doug Schmidt, Dustin Skerbeck

Communication Awards Committee: Carol Britton, Chair: 734.428.8474
Jessica Marks, Kathy Richardson, Nancy Thelen

General Session – Convention: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Lynn MacArthur, Lisa Reiff, LC Scramlin CFE, Steve Thelen

Mega Raffle & Friday night 50/50: Karen Klug CFE 269.208.6342
Sherry Bechler, Larry Bush, Jenny Koski, Kevin Koski, LC Scramlin

Raffle 50/50 Committee: Doug Krawczak, Chair: 989.205.5411
Wally Brooks, Lynn MaArthur, Mike Zimmerman, SaraJane Zimmerman

Resolutions: Doug Krawczak, Chair: 989.205.5411
Lori Hull, Brian Kuemin, LC Scramlin CFE, Lenore Senter

Showcase Committee: Larry Bush, Chair: 810.348.7901
Brian Kuemin, Vickie Micheau, Lenore Senter

Silent Auction Committee: Melva Thayer, Chair
Michael Consord, Ruth Cornwell, Jim Thayer

Sponsorship Committee: Brian Kuemin, Chair: 269.845.6007
Larry Bush, Brian Kuemin, Vickie Micheau, Lisa Reiff

Spouse Activities Committee: Cathy Zenz, Chair
Susie Wahl

Suite and Hospitality Guidelines: Ric Crawford, Chair: 810.499.2051
Larry Bush, Steve Thelen, Jamie Skerbeck, LC Scramlin CFE

Trade Show Committee: Jamie Skerbeck, Chair: 616.550.5671
Brian Kuemin, Lori Hull, LC Scramlin CFE, Terry Slaggert,

Workshops- Roundtables Committee: Cinda Karlik, Chair: 517.284.5723
Lori Hull, Karen Klug CFE, Vickie Micheau, Christian Miller CFE, Lisa Reiff

Workshop-Roundtable Sub-committee – Youth Education: Lenore Senter, Chair: 231.582.9079
Brian Kuemin, Leah LaVanway, Lisa Reiff, Janelle Stewart, Carly Vertz, Stacy Zuelly

Young Professionals: Dan Bonnell, Chair
Ericka Drake, Micheal Jaworski, Lisa Reiff Michael Smith, Josh Westgate