Stephenson County Fair Association

Mission Statement

“To hold educational and entertainment activities for both agricultural and non-agricultural purposes in a safe environment”

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Each seat on the board is  appointed or elected every other year .

President – Gary Mielke

Vice-President – Kimberly Meier 

Secretary – Terry Wingert

​Treasurer – Open

At Large Members:

Wendel DeVries  & Christin Keeffer

Farm Bureau:

Scott Brenner & Scott Brenner Victoria Hanson


Brittani DeVries

Stephenson County 4-H & Extension: 

Denise Hayunga & Pennie Miller

Home/Community Ed (HCE): 

Susie Dvorak & Carla Meyer

​Greater Freeport Partnership: 

Bill Clow  & Jamie Kent

Each seat represented above is  appointed every other year


Executive Manager

Kate Boyer


Dale Sandell


Committees are a very important element in supporting the various  tasks needed to make the Fair run smoothly. You do not need to be a board member to serve on the committees. If you are interested in volunteering on a committee, please contact us or fill out the form below!

  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Buildings & Grounds – Security, Gates & Parking
  • Commercial
  • Entertainment – Beverage
  • Entertainment – Carnival
  • Entertainment – Entertainment & Rest Tent
  • Entertainment – Grandstand
  • Entertainment – On Grounds
  • Entertainment – Queen Pageant
  • Entertainment – Tractor/Truck Pulls
  • Entertainment – Youth & Family
  • Finance
  • Livestock
  • Non-Livestock
  • Policies & Procedures


Stephenson County Fair Association board meetings are held the fourth  Thursday of each month at Stephenson County Farm Bureau  (210 W. Spring  St., Freeport).  Meetings start at 7:00 p.m.  and are open to the general  public. 

The following is a list of dates for 2022 meetings:

January 27, 2022

February 24, 2022

March 24, 2022

April 28th, 2022

May 26, 2022

June 23rd, 2022

July 21th, 2022 *

August 25, 2022

September 22, 2022

October 27, 2022**
*Dates vary depending on holidays and County Fair dates **Annual Meeting – Election of Officers and At-Large Seats