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OC Fair Board of Directors Discharge CEO Kathy Kramer

COSTA MESA (Oct. 28, 2019) –  The 32nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors, which operates the OC Fair & Event Center, announced today that the Board had voted to dismiss CEO Kathy Kramer, effective immediately.

The Board also announced that Michele Richards, Vice President of Business Development, has been appointed as Interim CEO. The Board further announced its commitment to maintaining the standard of excellence that the OC Fair team has established. The Board noted that the staff of the OC Fair & Event Center comprises one of the most exceptional fair teams in the country. It has been the efforts of this team, and not just one individual, that have created and sustained one of the largest and most successful fairs in the United States.

OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is home to the annual OC Fair and Pacific Amphitheatre. Year-round attractions include Centennial Farm, Table of Dignity and Heroes Hall. For more information, visit

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