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Staff

James Curtis, President & CEO - jimmy@fourstatesfair.com

James Curtis, President & CEO - jimmy@fourstatesfair.com

Jimmy began working with the Four States Fair by serving on the board of directors and later began volunteering in the Livestock Department. He and his wife Cherrie have worked for numerous years with the Bowie Co. 4H and many other youth oriented groups 
Lisa Barr, Vice President - Lisab@fourstatesfair.com

Lisa Barr, Vice President - Lisab@fourstatesfair.com

Lisa has been with the Fair for over 18 years, however she grew up in this industry since her grandparents were involved her entire life. Lisa works year round on events, but mainly set up of the fair with food, vendors, exhibitors, and carnival fun!  
Lisa Norris, Administrative Assistant - Lisanorris@fourstatesfair.com

Lisa Norris, Administrative Assistant - Lisanorris@fourstatesfair.com

Born in AL, but raised in AR/TX. She loves the outdoors, hunting & fishing and camping. She can not only bait her own hook, but clean and cook the fish as well. She credits her mom for teaching her respect and manners, and her grandmother for patience.  
Samantha Kroll - Ag Learning Center Director

Samantha Kroll - Ag Learning Center Director

Samantha has been involved in agricultural for over 20 years. She grew up showing animals and had an active part in her local 4-H program. She is a recent graduate from Southern Arkansas University with a Master of Science in Agricultural.  
Barbara McNatt, ALC Assistant Director

Barbara McNatt, ALC Assistant Director

She has been with the ALC since July 2007. A member of the Dairy Farmers of America since 1998. Mrs. McNatt and her husband operate McNatt Dairy in Texarkana, AR. Her experience as a dairyman has played a vital role in the educational programs in the ALC. 
LaRinda Harjo, Financial Director

LaRinda Harjo, Financial Director

LaRinda joined our staff in 2015.  
Brian Adkins, Arena Director - brian@fourstatesfair.com

Brian Adkins, Arena Director - brian@fourstatesfair.com

Brian started with the fair on staff during 2007, but has been working for the rodeo part of the fair since we were located at the original Texas side grounds. Brian is the one responsible for overseeing the set up and tear down of our events!  
Maintenance Staff

Maintenance Staff

Shirley Abbit, Herbert "Blue" Jones, T J Thomas, Tyrone Brown, and Dante West, These guys are the crew that greets you when you are setting up, and makes certain that you are taken care of during your events.