Search Underway For New C.E.O.


PASO ROBLES (CA) – The Board of Directors of the California Mid-State Fair has announced their search for the position of Chief Executive Officer, to manage a Class VI County Fair, other year round events, concerts, and community gatherings at the Paso Robles Event Center.

Qualified candidates should have a college degree preferred with a background in business administration, agriculture, and event/fair experience. Candidates should have strong leadership, organizational, financial management, marketing and communication skills as well as a willingness to be active in local, regional, and state association activities.

Annual salary range: $100,176 to $122,796 with an excellent benefit package. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to Ralph Andersen & Associates via email at and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and five (5) professional references.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Mr. Norb Bartosik at (916) 630-4900. Confidential inquires welcomed. Detailed brochure available online at The first review of resumes will begin shortly after the closing date of February 19, 2016.

The California Mid-State Fair is an Equal Opportunity Employer, 16th District Agricultural Association.

The 2016 California Mid-State Fair runs July 20 through July 31.