Tim Yoder (left) accepts the gavel from Tim Graber, who served as president of the fair board for 2013.
At the annual banquet for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board Wednesday, Sept. 11, leadership roles officiall changed hands to transition from the 2013 fair to the 2014 event, the largest event in Elkhart County and one of the largest county 4-H fairs in the nation.
Tim Yoder took over the president's duties from Tim Graber. Rich Utley will become president in a year, and behind him will be Dr. Robert Zell.
The full executive committee is listed beneath their picture below.
The 2014 executive committee for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board is (Front row, from left) Dr. Robert Zell, vice president; Rich Utley, president elect; Tim Yoder, president; Tim Graber, immediate past president; Brent Carrick, treasurer; Mike Christofeno, fair board attorney; (back) Kelly Ropp, secretary; Jim Hartzell, director at large; Dave Holderman, fair foundation chairman; Mark Kritzman, director at large; Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross, county extension director; and Jill Garris, director at large.