The State of California is divided into District Agricultural Associations. The San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, are operated by the 2nd DAA, on behalf of the State under the Department of Food and Agriculture (Fairs & Expositions unit).
The Fairgrounds are made self-supporting through year around facility rentals and contributions from the Horse Racing Industry.
The 2nd DAA is governed by a nine-member board. Each member is appointed by the Governor and serves a term. The members do not received a stipend.
The Board appoints a CEO/Secretary who is charged with the day-to-day operations of the facilities. The Board meets on the second Monday of every month unless otherwise noted.
Current Board Members:
- Nikki Linnerman
- Jeff Wagner
- Joel Reyna
- Andrea J. "AJ" Hurford