Recent News:

2019 Convention Cookie Winners

posted on January 22, 2019 at 10:39pm CST

1st photo...Hypnosis and More was the first vendor to register for the NAFM Convention! 2nd phot...more


More Services Awards

posted on January 21, 2019 at 6:20pm CST

1st photo...40 years...Dan Barrett, Arlene Rolf, Richard Hermelbracht 2nd photo...45 years...Kenny ...more


Years of Service Awards

posted on January 21, 2019 at 5:44pm CST

1st photo...15 year Service Award...Butch Gray, Alan Kegley, & John McKeever 2nd photo...20 yea...more


Fair Person of the Year, Ron Herley and Associate of the Year, Wynne Adams

posted on January 21, 2019 at 3:51pm CST

Highlights from the Saturday evening banquet of the 2019 NAFM Convention was naming of honoree's.&nb...more


Resolution for County Agricultural Society to use autherized contractor

posted on April 8, 2017 at 10:10pm CDT

 This is a resolution  for Ag. Societies  to designate a contractor or vendor.  ...more


From 13 Exemption for Sale Tax for County Fairs

posted on November 5, 2016 at 7:50pm CDT

 As of October 1, 2016 Ag Society purchases are exempt from sales tax. Listed below is the web...more


About the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers:

Nebraska fairs and festivals showcase the best that Nebraska has to offer, including 4-H and FFA and open class competitions, diversity of foods that will satisfy all tastes, agricultural, industrial and home life exhibits, carnival rides guaranteed to thrill, and a wide range of entertainment for the enjoyment by fairgoers of all ages.

The over 1 million people that attend Nebraska's fairs and festivals can attest to the great quality of life that Nebraska has to offer. So no matter what your age, there is something at all of Nebraska's fairs and festivals that will not only satisfy the fun-loving kid in each of you, but also experience the traditions and diverse culture that makes Nebraska a great place to live!

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, please Click Here and submit the appropriate forms to our offices. Members are given a listing on our website and in our annual fair guide. Give your business extra exposure through our association.

You may download a copy of the NAFM constitution and bylaws (PDF, 1.8MB).

NAFM Officers

  • Tom Schellpeper, President
    56731 844 Road
    Stanton, NE 68779
    Ph. 402-640-5089

  • Alan Kahle, Vice-President
    1373 30 Road
    Minden, NE 68959
    Ph. 308-830-0496>

  • Steve Kruger, Secretary/Treasurer
    14744 County Road 7
    Arlington NE. 68002
    Ph. 402-478-4663
    stevekruger@nebraskafairs.org

NAFM Directors

  • District 1
    Bill Voss
    801 Par 3 Drive
    Friend, NE 68359
    Ph. 402-560-4617

  • District 2
    Jackie Hladik
    2929 County RD D
    Valparaiso, NE 68065
    Ph. 402-540-1733

  • District 3
    Greg Heine
    56219 897th Road
    Fordyce, NE 68736
    Ph. 402-560-0497

  • District 4
    Ricky Gennrich
    P.O. Box 223
    Bertrand, NE 68927
    Ph. 308-991-5366

  • District 5
    Wayne Thunker
    208 W 3rd St
    PO Box 27
    Paxton, NE 69155
    Ph. 308-289-1706

  • District 6
    Carol Wacker
    Box 431
    Hemingford, NE 69348
    Ph. 308-487-5321

  • District 7
    Junior Young
    504 S. 2nd St.
    O'Neill, NE 68763
    Ph. 402-340-3047

  • Associate Director
    Mike Lynch
    Box 236
    Chapman, NE 68827
    Ph. 308-383-5721

  • Past President
    Maxine Schatz
    1021 9th St
    Auburn, NE 68305
    Ph. 402-274-3735

  • Legal Counsel
    Alan Wood
    Suite 400 Cornhusker Plaza
    301 South 13th
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    Ph. 402-476-1000