The Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association re-elected three members to its Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting that took place on March 4th, 2014. Rob Marshall, Randy Miller and Gerry Spielmacher were re-elected in a race that saw six people on the ballot. Shannon Claypool will serve as President for the sixth consecutive year alongside long serving members Rob Marshall, Penny Smythe and Gerry Spielmacher forming the executive of the Association.
“I am incredibly pleased to work with a group of dedicated board members and volunteers who have consistently provided unparalleled support and enthusiasm for the event,” said Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association President Shannon Claypool. “The strength of the Association is due to the great people that continue to generate ideas, manage logistics and fuel excitement for the event.”
Board member appointments for 2014 are as follows:
Shannon Claypool – President
Rob Marshall – 1st Vice President
Penny Smythe – 2nd Vice President
Gerry Spielmacher – Treasurer
Randy Miller – Membership & Volunteers
Bob Nielsen – Director at Large
John Kageorge – Country Fair Chair
Cathy James – Tourism Surrey Representative
George Siudut – Surrey City Representative
Lisa White – Surrey City Representative
Bruce Hayne – Surrey City Council Representative
The Association has over 250 volunteers and a staff of 11 who work throughout the year to plan, stage and execute the annual Rodeo and Country Fair, one of the most beloved and anticipated family events in British Columbia.