The Central Washington State Fair in Yakima will soon have new leadership. The Fair Association board announced this week that Kathy Kramer will take over as the new president and CEO of the fair starting February 1st. She takes over from Greg Stewart who will retire from the position after 48 years with the organization.
According to the Yakima Herald, for the past five years, Kramer has been the CEO of the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA.
Stewart officially retires December 31st.
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