Boards & Commissions

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There are many ways to get involved to support the Evergreen State Fair Park and the Division of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. These groups help shape what we offer our community and ensure that we will continue to be a resource for generations to come. We invite you to join in fun.

2022 Fair Advisory Board MembersThe Fair Advisory Board

The Fair Advisory Board is composed of eleven members, five representing the Council district in which they live, and six at-large members who may live anywhere in the county. Members serve four-year terms and are limited to three consecutive full terms.

The board meets almost monthly and represents a broad range of interests related to the annual Evergreen State Fair. It was created to advise, consult and assist the Fair Manager in the operation and maintenance of the Evergreen State Fair.

Foundation LogoThe Evergreen Fair Foundation

The Evergreen Fair Foundation was established in 2008 as a resource to keep our Fairgrounds a valuable community asset. Our goal is to promote, publicize, and potentially expand the use of the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Primarily, our efforts are focused on the county’s youth and their activities. 

The foundation is comprised of diverse local citizens who provide support and assistance to all aspects of the operations and events comprising the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. 

The Evergreen Fair Foundation Website

4H_ Jake Campbell _Evergreen_State_Fair 2019Snohomish County 4H
4H is a youth development education program that empowers youth to learn and grow by doing. There are 4H groups across the nation and they work in partnership with universities.  There is a wide variety of 4H clubs that focus on agriculture, technology, health and civic engagement. Visit their website to learn more about all of the different clubs within 4H. 

FFA Emblem_1inFFA
Future Farmers of America is a youth organization that give youth the opportunity to develop leadership roles and career success through agricultural education. Members grow their potential and discover their talents through hand-on experience.
There are multiple chapters of FFA in Snohomish County. Use this locator to find a chapter near you. 

Snohomish County Arts Commission
The purpose of the Snohomish County Arts Commission is to propose and oversee the county's arts program. The arts program fund is from 1% for the arts from county construction projects. The count's public art is located on county-owned property.
Snohomish County Parks Advisory BoardSnohomish County Parks Advisory Board

The Snohomish County Parks Advisory Board assists the director of the Department of Parks and Recreation in reviewing and recommending policies related to Parks and Recreation facilities and operations. Board members also participate in Parks events and assist in promoting parks facilities, events and programs.

The board is composed of eleven members. Five members are appointed from each of the County Council districts and must reside in those districts. Six members serve at-large and may reside anywhere in the county. Board members can serve up to three four-year terms. Nominees are recommended by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. 

Western Heritage MuseumHistoric Preservation Commission

Snohomish County values its historic buildings, sites, structures and objects. Through the Historic Preservation Commission, Snohomish County seeks to identify, preserve and protect significant historic and archaeological properties that celebrates the rich history of Snohomish County. The Historic Preservation Commission offers a number of services to support preservation efforts of these irreplaceable county assets:

  • A local register of historic places
  • Special Valuation Tax incentives for historic building rehabilitation
  • Educational resources and contacts
  • Plaques designating the building/structure's placement on the register
  • Access to advice and guidance from historical preservation professionals