The Junior Advisory Board’s purpose is to provide valuable input to the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo Association and Chairmans about what teens would like to see and do at the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo. The board also promotes participation in the Fair through outreach efforts to area high schools while developing leadership skills for the future. This is a great opportunity for high school kids to get involved, get experience and be eligible for college scholarships.
The Junior Advisory Board has the following duties and expectations:
- Make recommendations to the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo Board regarding any facet of ISF&R operations.
- Plan one special activity during the Fair for which the JAB assumes complete control through development of a budget, assignment of manpower and execution during the Fair.
- Assist in preparation for the Fair with specific duties to be scheduled.
- Serve in the role of liaison with their represented county.
- To elect two (2) Co-Chairs and other such officers as they may determine from the existing Board
- Attend all regularly scheduled meetings of the JAB.
- Be prepared for meetings by reading minutes, reports and other information allowing the JAB members to make informed decisions.
- Communicate and actively participate in group discussions with a willingness to work with the group in decision making recognizing that compromise may be necessary to reach group consensus.
- Contribute volunteer service hours during pre-Fair, post-Fair, and the Fair itself as required to complete the tasks assigned as committee members.
- Actively participate at special ISF&R sponsored events.
- Interact positively with exhibitors, concessionaires, staff, ISF&R Board Members, and Superintendents in the role of a JAB Member.