What is El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation:

The Fairgrounds Corporation is a non-profit corporation established by the Board of El Paso County Commissioners to acquire, manage, and/or hold a liquor license assigned to the El Paso County Fairgrounds, to coordinate the use of the Fairgrounds for special events that desire consumption of alcohol, including racing events and other large special events; and through its operation, to provide funding to support the El Paso County Fair, El Paso County Fair and Events Center, and El Paso County 4H program. For a copy of the Fairgrounds Corporation bylaws, Click here


Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Swink Hall on the El Paso County Fairgrounds, 366 10th Street, Calhan, CO.

Members and Length of Terms:

The El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation consists of five members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. No member may serve for more than three successive terms.

  • Janice Brewer – Term expires November 1, 2024
  • Kevin Miller – Term expires November 1, 2024
  • Harry Volkmann – Term expires November 1, 2026
  • Kelvin Dean – Term expires November 1, 2026
  • Felicia Publicker – Term expires June 29, 2026

*For further information, please contact the Boards and Commissions Administrator at 719-520-6555.