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Jeff Ketcham - Fair Manager

Jeff Ketcham - Fair Manager

Jeff has been the Manager of the Laramie County Fair since 2011. He is a former County Commissioner, Agriculture and Science Teacher, FFA Advisor and a retired member of the Wyoming Air National Guard. Jeff also runs a Longhorn Cattle operation in Laramie County. He is married to Barb, who is a Family and Consumer Science Teacher at Central High School and is the Inspector General for the 153rd Airlift Wing of the Wyoming Air National Guard. Jeff and Barb are proud grandparents to Jace and Jack, sons of Jess and Kelly Ketcham.

Jeff is also a Lifetime member of the FFA Alumni Association, Lifetime member of the Wyoming Education Association, member of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, Rocky Mountain Association of Fairs, and the Wyoming Association of Fairs.
 
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Larry Milbourn - Grounds & Facilities Manager

Larry Milbourn - Grounds & Facilities Manager

Larry started working as the Facilities and Grounds Manager for the Fair since 2009. Before his employment with the Fair, Larry spent 11 years working for Cheyenne Frontier Days Inc. as the Assistant Grounds Superintendent. He’s also managed and operated the Arena and Physical Education complex facilities at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. Larry is married to Pamela Babcock and has two daughters, Cody June Milbourn and Mariah Babb. He also has two awesome Labrador Retrievers and a Shih-Tzu.

Larry is the current president of the Board of Directors for the ARC of Laramie County and he has served on several committees such as Grounds Committee at Cheyenne Frontier Days, the Mountain States Circuit Finals Committee, Educational & Services Staff Council, Facility & Staff Welfare committees at LCCC as well as many 4-H, youth and Church Boards and Committees.
 
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Olivia Sanchez - Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator

Olivia Sanchez - Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator

Olivia is a very familiar face at the Laramie County Fair. She began working with the summer grounds crew in 2008 and has continued to come back every summer while attending school. She was very active in 4H and as a High Plains FFA member. She also served as a 2011 Laramie County Fair Ambassador. Olivia grew up in Burns, Wyoming where her family raised swine and poultry to exhibit at the fair. She graduated from Cheyenne Central High School in 2011. After graduating from Eastern Wyoming College in 2013, Olivia transferred to the University of Wyoming where she then graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences in 2015.

Olivia is a member of the Wyoming Association of Fairs, Rocky Mountain Association of Fairs, Rocky Mountain Young Fair Professionals, International Association of Fairs Young Professionals Initiative and the International Associations of Fairs and Expositions.
 
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Nicholle Watkins - Administrative Assistant

Nicholle Watkins - Administrative Assistant

Nicholle started at the Fair as Administrative Assistant in June of 2017. She grew up in Cheyenne and attended East High School where she graduated in 2004. Nicholle then attended LCCC and graduated with an Associate of Arts Degree. She showed lambs, pigs, and poultry as a 4H and FFA member at the Laramie County Fair and now raises lambs and goats for local 4H and FFA members. Nicholle is married to Matt Watkins and they have two wonderful children, Bemley and Guthrie.

Nicholle is a member of the Wyoming Association of Fairs, Rocky Mountain Association of Fairs, and the International Association of Fairs and Expositions.
 
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