Snohomish County seeks candidates for two open positions on Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board

Enjoying a carnival ride at the Evergreen State Fair in 2023. (Photo by David Carlos)

The Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board has two positions that are open for nominations and applications. The open positions are for Snohomish County Council District 3 (Lynnwood/Edmonds area) and District 4 (Mill Creek/Mountlake Terrace/Bothell area). Applications can be found at:

The Evergreen State Fair Advisory Board aids in managing and preserving the largest publicly owned fair in the Pacific Northwest, including advising on:

– Maintaining the County’s ties to its agricultural roots

– Expanding programs for youth and teens

– Supporting local food systems

– Broadening public safety efforts

– Enhancing child-safety programs

– Evaluating budgets

– Reviewing and recommending entertainment

– Initiating innovative programs and projects

Board members are required to attend monthly meetings, spend a minimum of two hours a day at the 11-day Fair, attend fair ceremonies, dinners, lunches as required and participate in Fair Board sponsored events during Fair.

“Every August, Snohomish County throws an 11-day celebration of community for hundreds of thousands of friends and neighbors,” said Kara Underwood, division manager, Snohomish County Parks. “Advisory board members are critical to the success of the 114-year-old fair and the role it plays in connecting communities together.”

For more information about joining the advisory board, contact Kara Underwood at 425-388-6640 or

The 2024 Evergreen State Fair runs Aug. 22-27 and Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Learn more at

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