After 10 years of service with the Clay County Fair Association, Pete Sutton, has announced that he will be retiring as General Manager. Pete will continue in his role as the GM until his replacement is hired.
Pete has worked with the Clay County Fair Association since July 2005, where he started as Assistant Manager and has served as the GM for 9 years. Pete served as a member of the Fair Board for 7 years, as well as, Chairman of the board in 2004. Pete served on numerous boards and committees throughout the Florida Federation of Fairs, International Association of Fairs and Expo’s, Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tourism & Development Board. Pete earned the title of Certified Fair Executive from IAFE (International Association of Fairs & Expo’s).
He has always said, the secret of success for the Clay County Fair, is without a doubt the network of dedicated volunteers.
Tony Tharp, Chair of the Board of Directors said, “Pete has been our success to the Fair and we will truly miss him. The national recognition that Clay County Fair has received is a reflection of Pete’s dedication and passion”.
A search for the new General Manager will begin immediately.
Interested applicants are required to submit their resume and application (claycountyfair.org) with references to one of the following:
- Mail: Clay County Fair Association, Inc. P.O. Box 1066, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 or deliver to 2493 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
- Fax – 904-529-9690
- Email: Karen@claycountyfair.org
Application will be accepted through September 14, 2015