Fair Person of the Year

Each year the Maryland Association of Agricultural Fairs and Shows honors an individual with the Fair Person of the Year Award. This award is the highest level of recognition MAAFS bestows. The award is given to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the development and promotion of Maryland agricultural fairs, shows and festivals. Fair Person of the Year recipients are individuals who exemplify the best in our industry by continually promoting and improving fairs in our state.

2016 Fair Person of the Year

Myers, Rodman--2016

 

Past Winners

2015

Marty Svrcek, CFE
Montgomery County Ag. Fair

2014

John C. Kozenski Jr.
Anne Arundel County Fair

2013

Dennis Hazzard, CFE
Delaware State Fair

2012

Connie Palmer
the Great Frederick Fair

2011

Richard Angus
Prince George’s County Fair

2010

Janice Coroneos
Baltimore County 4-H Fair

2009

Becky Brashear, CFE
The Great Frederick Fair

2008

Bill Langlotz
Baltimore County 4-H Fair

2007

D. Andrew Cashman, CFE
Maryland State Fair

2006

Mary Fleming Streaker
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

2005

Donald Sealing
Garrett County Fair

2004

Joseph C. Free
The Great Frederick Fair

2003

John Richards
St. Mary’s County Fair

2002

Grove Miller
Maryland State Fair

2001

Kevin Kamauf
Allegany County Fair

2000

Jim Arnold
Charles County Fair

1999

Max Mosner, CFE
Maryland State Fair

1998

David Kirk
Allegany County Fair

1997

Dianna Wilson
Anne Arundel County Fair

The MAAFS Fair Person of the Year is a peer award. Any MAAFS member may nominate a candidate based on criteria developed by the Board of Directors. The FPOY committee selects the winner, who is announced during the MAAFS annual convention. Click here to download a copy of the FPOY application.

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