IAFE - Committee Details


YPI (Young Professionals Initiative) Steering

Committee Description
  • Create networking and recruitment opportunities and activities for young (under 40 years) professionals in the Association to share information and ideas.
  • Suggest programming for IAFE events and activities (Convention, Management Conference, Zone meetings) to involve and address the educational interests and needs of young professionals.
  • Rising Star Award:  Review nomination and selection procedures, rules and eligibility criteria and provide recommendations to Awards Committee as well as to select two Steering Committee members to serve on the Rising Star Award selection panel.
  • Members are selected for representation from Zone and Associate member categories according to specific protocol and serve for two years.

Committee Leadership
Maria Lucero, CFE
(Vice Chairperson)
Erie County Fair
Hamburg, NY
United States

Mrs Beth Pomije
(Chairperson)
Commercial Vendor Manager
Wisconsin State Fair
Johnson Creek, WI
United States