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Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Bureau of the Illinois State Fair and Non-Fair Events Office staff members are currently operating on an Alternating Work Schedule. Under this scenario, staff members will physically be in the office up to 50% of the work week, and will then be operating remotely the remainder of the time. In addition, all Fair and Non Fair related requests/information can be sent to the following email address: AGR.FairInfo@illinois.gov

Below is a breakout of our current working schedule…

 

Budget

Becky Riley-Oneal
Work Hours: 7:30A-3:30P
In-Office: Mon-Tues
Working Remotely: Wed-Thurs-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

Competitive Events

Stephanie Hardy
Work Hours: 8:00A-4:00P
In-Office: Wed-Thurs
Working Remotely: Mon-Tues-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-0786

Credentials

Valerie Booth
Work Hours: 8:00A-4:30P
In-Office: Wed-Thurs
Working Remotely: Mon-Tues-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

Credentials

Tammy Payne
Work Hours: 8:00A-4:30P
In-Office: Varies
Working Remotely: Varies
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

Grandstand/Free Entertainment

Kim Hart
Work Hours: 8:30A-4:30P
In-Office: Wed-Thurs
Working Remotely: Mon-Tues-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

Non-Fair Events

Joe Khayyat
Work Hours: 8:30A-4:30P
In-Office: Mon-Tues
Working Remotely: Wed-Thurs-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-1698

Non-Fair Events

Tammy Perona
Work Hours: 8:00A-4:00P
In-Office: Mon-Tues
Working Remotely: Wed-Thurs-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-1698

Space Rental

Kimberley Wilcox
Work Hours: 8:00A-4:00P
In-Office: NA
Working Remotely: Mon-Fri
Contact Number: 217-785-1980

Special Events

Dennis Morris
Work Hours: 8:30A-4:30P
In-Office: Wed-Thurs
Working Remotely: Mon-Tues-Fri
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

Manager

Kevin Gordon
Work Hours: 8:30A-4:30P
In-Office: Mon – Thurs
Working Remotely: Friday
Contact Number: 217-782-6661

 

NOTES

1) Please be apprised that this schedule is subject to change without notice based upon staff needs

2) To be certain that the staff member you want to meet with will be available in the office, we request that you please call the contact number provided to verify

3) On a varying basis, staff members MAY also be available in the office on certain Fridays and request that you please call the contact number provided to inquire & confirm

 

We apologize for this inconvenience and greatly appreciate your patience as we work through these uncertain times. 

Thank You

 

 

​Administrative Office
217-782-6661 

​​State Fair Manager
Kevin Gordon: 217-782-6661
kevin.gordon@illinois.gov

Special Events

Dennis Morris: 217-782-0777
dennis.morris@illinois.gov

Mega Pass
Tammy Payne: 217-782-0775
tammy.payne@illinois.gov

Competitive Events
Donna Miller 217-782-0786
Donna.J.Miller@illinois.gov

Space Rental
Kimberley Wilcox: 217-785-1980
Kimberley.Wilcox2@illinois.gov

Grandstand Ticket Office 

Kim Hart: 217-782-1979
kim.hart@illinois.gov​​

Communications/Press Inquiries
Krista Lisser: 217-558-1546
Krista.Lisser@Illinois.gov