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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 15 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!  
Jennifer Caraway, Ag Learning Center Director - Jennifer@fourstatesfair.com

Jennifer Caraway, Ag Learning Center Director - Jennifer@fourstatesfair.com

Jennifer has been ALC Director since June 2007. She has a Master of Science degree from the U of A in General Ag with an emphasis in Ag Education and a Bachelor of Science degree from AR Tech University. She has lived/worked a beef farm her entire life.  
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. 
Debbie Kyles, Financial Director - Debbie@fourstatesfair.com

Debbie Kyles, Financial Director - Debbie@fourstatesfair.com

Debbie joined the fair staff in 2007 when her and her husband relocated to Texas from Colorado. Debbie grew up on a Quarter Horse Ranch and has a great understanding of the Equine Industry. 
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.  
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, 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.  
RV Securtiy - (870) 773-0602

RV Securtiy - (870) 773-0602

Rod Checki, Terry Crowell, Mike Doss & Bill Grey. These are the gentleman who assist you in locating your RV Parking space!