About Us


The Jefferson County Fair is approaching it’s 75th Anniversary. The Director’s & Adviser’s on the fair board work hard all year long to prepare for August to come around. Each individual person on the fair board has their own job to do but it wouldn’t be as successful without a team effort from everyone!


Sam Thompson, President

Ricky Taylor, Vice President

Sharon Ward, Treasurer

Trisha LeValley, Secretary


Mark Brock, Parking Coordinator, Maintenance Supervisor

Buffy Garber, Assistant Secretary

Deb Gessner, Custodian

Greg Jarnagin

Lloyd Morton

Sheila Morton

Mikki Norwood, Talent Show Coordinator

Eddie Pollard, Arena Coordinator

Loretta Rummel, Pageant Director

Jacob Thompson, Public Safety Director

Teresa Thompson, Concessions, Fund Raising Coordinator

Marvin Watkins, Arena Coordinator

Sally West, Exhibits Coordinator


Richard Bettis

Robbie Breeden

Christy Galyon

Jay Galyon

Brad Gass

Bill Gessner

Michelle Grizzle

Alice Jarnagin

Jo Koehler, FCE Booth Coordinator

Sheila Keasling-Bettis

Jerry Manning

Dennis Peterson

Stephanie Smith

Dana Sullivan

Kim Wright


Public Safety Director

Jacob Thompson

Brad Gass – Assistant

Arena Events Coordinator

Marvin Watkins

Social Media Director

Jay Galyon

Maintenance and Grounds Manager

Sam Thompson


Teresa Thompson

Pageant Director

Loretta Rummel

Livestock & Derby Coordinator

Kristal King

Parking Coordinator

Mark Brock

Talent Show Coordinator

Mikki Norwood


Advisors/Coordinators – (non Fair board members)

Dairy Show

Co-Chairpersons:   Robert Scarlett
                              Susan Scarlett

Beef Show

Robert Stinson

Extension Agent

Steven Huff

4H Coordinator

Karen Nelms

4H Program Assistant

Brenda Porter

Sheep Show

All Fair board members and advisors can be contacted by e-mail at tnjeffersonfair@gmail.com or by U.S. Postal Mail at : Jefferson County Fair Association, Inc., PO Box 208, Jefferson City, TN  37760-0208