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Fair Board

The Clatsop County Fair Board, a citizen committee appointed by the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners, is charged by Oregon law with the management of the Fair & Expo and the Clatsop County Fair.

Jack Edwards

Jack is a lifelong Clatsop County resident who is currently employed at the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles located in Astoria. He enjoys hunting, fishing & wood working. Jack is dedicated to serving the community & supporting 4-H programs. Also, ensuring the Fair & Expo is successful & benefits the community.

Paul Mitchell

Paul is proud to be serving once again on the Clatsop County Fair Board, having served previously from 2004-2008. Paul also serves on the boards of the Clatsop County Historical Society, the City of Warrenton Planning Commission, the Warrenton Business Association, and the City of Warrenton Budget Committee. He is the past President of the Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce and was honored as the Admiral of the 2009 Regatta.


Mike Autio

Mike is a native of Clatsop County and a fourth-generation Astorian. He and his wife Kate have two children in college, Alex and Grace, and raise cattle on their 73-acre farm in Brownsmead, outside of Astoria. Mike has been an attorney in private practice for over 25 years. In addition to his legal practice, Mike also co-owns and operates his family manufacturing business, Autio Company, near Astoria.

Kallie Linder

Kallie is a lifelong resident of Clatsop County and a first year Fair Board member. She is an owner/operator of Salon Boheme in the heart of downtown Astoria.

Her and husband Jeremy have two children and are active in both the community as well as 4-H programs.

She is passionate about 4-H and the growth that is occurring in the program and looks forward to serving the community as a board member.


Jack Ficken

Jack is a graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in Agriculture Business. He currently is a Commercial Loan Officer, Relationship Manager and Vice President of Clatsop Community Bank. He and his wife have 2 boys who are involved in 4-H and he has been a Fair Board member for 8+ years.

"My reason for being on the Fair Board is to maintain a public space that accommodates the youth of our community to show their projects for 4-H. I am also interested in bringing more events to the grounds to give us a stronger local economy."

Fair Board Public Meetings

The Clatsop County Fair Board meetings are held every first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. through the back entrance of the Exhibit Hall. Meetings will be rescheduled per the Chairman's advice.
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