Our Directors

Our Directors

"It takes Dedication and Love to Truly Serve"

"Officer and Directors dedicate lots of time, love the fair and volunteer their time endlessly. If you talk to any of them they can tell you it gets in your blood, the love of the county fair can lead to long, long nights but it is always exciting."

Jimmy IMG_0854JIMMY SWEET, PRESIDENT
Jimmy joined the Fair Board in 2006, he served as General Manager and was appointed President in 2009 by his fellow directors. Jimmy is married to Angie, they have two daughters Tambra and Destiny. Jimmy's family joins them volunteering at the fairgrounds in a number of areas. Jimmy's daily life includes early morning and long days at Sweet's Auto working side by side with his dad Jim Sweet. Jimmy and all his family are very active in the racing world as well as coaching girls softball. Jimmy has also served on the Usher Committee at the TAF convention

Chris IMG_0849CHRIS WATSON, VICE PRESIDENT
Chris Watson joined the board in the fall of 2007. Chris has filled the position of Assistant General Manager, General Manager and now Vice President. Chris married Ami and they have a son Payton. Chris works at Buckeye Home Medical Equipment in their Cookeville branch. Chris has spent alot of his life on the Fairgrounds involved in a number of areas but his roots run deep in the Mule Pulls, and Mules Games

Cindy IMG_1068CINDY SMITH, SECRETARY/TREASURER
Cindy Smith joined the board in early 2006, in 2007 she was appointed secretary and later in 2009 she was appointed and additional position as treasure. Cindy is the owner and operator of Advance Imaging, and serves in a number of other organizations including the Fentress Hope Foundation, Fentress County Children Center Board, and Chamber of Commerce Board. She also works closely with the Tennessee Association of Fairs in a number of areas

Richard IMG_0852RICHARD BEATY, General Manager
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Jeff Crabtree IMG_1025JEFF CRABTREE, Assistant General Manager
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WilliamWILLIAM BILBREY, Director
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Sue IMG_0085SUE CROOKS, Director
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Darlene IMG_0842DARELEN DAVIS, Director
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Lee LittleLEE LITTLE, Director
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Brenda IMG_1042BRENDA PIERCE-WILLIAMS, Director / TAF President
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RichmondRICHMOND SMITH, Director
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IMG_0615ANGIE STARR, Director
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Faye IMG_1051FAYE STEPHENS, Director
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Darrell WrightDARRELL WRIGHT, Director
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