Gov. Laura Kelly appointed Dylan Evans, Sarah Green and Kathy Brazle to the Kansas State Fair board.
“The Kansas State Fair is an important part of Kansas’ story,” Kelly said. “It’s a cherished annual tradition, and Kansans deserve board members who are passionate about our history and culture. Dylan, Sarah and Kathy encapsulate this passion.”
Brazle, of Chanute, is a retired school administrator. Previously a teacher in Erie, Brazle received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physical education from Southwestern College and a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Kansas. Brazle also received an administration certification from Emporia State University. She succeeds Monica Lair Junghans as the Southeast Kansas Extension representative on the fair board.
Evans, of Lebo, is the owner of Farmers State Bank of Aliceville and DWE Livestock. He received a master’s degree in food science, a bachelor’s degree in animal science and industry and a bachelor’s degree in food science and industry, all from Kansas State University. He succeeds Steve Abrams as the Fair's at large represenative.
Green, of Wichita, is a writer, editor and strategic consultant working as an independent contractor. Previously, she served as local foods and rural outreach coordinator under the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Green participated in a graduate fellowship through George Washington University in food policy. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas. She succeeds Matthew Lowen as the Southcentral Kansas Extension representative.