Membership consists of 3 categories:
1. Regular Members - Any corporation or organization or fair, agency or other person actually and directly engaged in promoting and conducting fairs, agricultural exhibitions or shows, and described in "Act 80" of the Public Acts of 1855, as amended, “Act 11” of the Public Acts of 1929, or comparable legislation.
Each regular member shall be assigned to one of the following six zones, such assignment to be made based on the location of the principal activities of such regular member:
Zone One - Jan Murphy - Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties.
Zone Two - LC SCramlin CFE - Genesee, Ingham, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne
Zone Three - John Currie - Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola and Ottawa counties.
Zone Four - Doug Krawczak - Arenac, Bay, Clare, Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola counties.
Zone Five - Shawn O'Dell - Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon and Wexford counties.
Zone Six - Mike Zimmerman - All Upper Peninsula counties - Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce,
Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft counties.
2. Associate Members - Any corporation or organization or firm, agency or other person directly engaged in performing a service for a regular or Festival member.
3. Festival Members - Any corporation or organization or municipality directly engaged in promoting and conducting a Festival.
2012-2013 MAFE Committees:
We are always looking for volunteers to become involved with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions.
There are committees related matters of the Association and committees involving the Convention.
The following are several committees that you may consider volunteering:
Executive Committee: Jan Murphy, Chair, 517.278.5367
Mike Zimmerman, Jamie Skerbeck, Larry Bush, Christian Miller
By-Laws - Policy Committee: Mike Zimmerman, Chair, 906.635.6883
Ric Crawford, Larry Bush, Jamie Skerbeck
Communication Awards Committee: Carol Britton, Chair: 734.428.8474
Kathy Richardson, Nancy Thelen
E-Newsltter Committee: Carol Saari, Chair: 906.482.6200
Finance, Budget, Audit Committee: Jamie Skerbeck, 616.550.5671
Larry Bush, Ric Crawford, Bill Johnson, Cinda Karlik
Harness Racing Committee: John Currie, Chair: 231.629.7273
Bill Johnson, Tom Valliere, Scott Dow
Heritage Awards and Volunteer of the Year Committee:
Steve Thelen, Chair: 734.944.6262
Cinda Karlik, LC Scramlin CFE
Homemaker of the Year Committee: LC Scramlin CFE, Chair, 248.634.8830
Insurance Committee: Ric Crawford, Chair: 989.499.2051
Legislative Committee: Tom Valliere, Chair: 989.835.7901
Jamie Skerbeck, John Currie, Bill Johnson, Mike Zimmerman
Membership Directory Committee: Bonnie Miller, Chair, 269.673.6501
Nominating Committee: Steve Thelen, Chair, 734.944.6262
Shawn O'Dell, Ric Crawford, Warren Siebarth, Scott Dow
Raffle Mega & Friday night 50/50: Bill Johnson, Chair: 269.467.8935
Doug Krawczak, Jenny Koski, Melody Hodson
Raffle Multi-Prize & Daily 50/50 Committee: Doug Krawczak, Chair 989.205.5411
Mike Zimmerman, Doug Krawczak, Larry Bush
Resolutions Committee: Doug Krawczak, Chair 989.205.5411
Mike Zimmerman, LC Scramlin CFE
Scholarship Committee: Bill Johnson, Chair, 269.467.8935
Mike Zimmerman, Jamie Skerbeck, LC Scramlin CFE, Kevin Koski
2013 - 128th Convention Committees:
Banquet & Reception Committee: Jan Murphy, Chair, 517.278.5367
Shawn O'Dell, Steve Thelen, Bonnie Miller
Brochure-Convention Commttee: Jan Murphy, Chair: 517.278.5367
Christian Miller CFE
General Session - Convention: Jan Murphy, Chair, 517.278.5367
LC Scramlin, CFE, Mike Zimmerman
Showcase Committee: Larry Bush, Chair 810.348.7901
Mike Zimmerman, Jan Murphy, Doug Krawczak, Theresa Ferree
Silent Auction Committee: Ruth Cornwell, Chair: 269.467.8935
Sponsorship Committee: Ric Crawford, Chair, 810.499.2051
Larry Bush, Jan Murph
Spouse Activities Committee: Linda Siebarth, Chair, 734.241.5775
Connie Leeth, , Linda DeVuyst, Jan Murphy
Trade Show Committee: Terry Slaggert, Chair: 989.386.3834
Workshops- Roundtables Committee: Cinda Karlik, Chair: 517.373.9760
Saree Miller, Christian Miller CFE, Ric Crawford, Jenny Rhodes