CFSA and California Fairs. We are Better Together!

CFSA is California’s only full-service provider of self-insurance risk pool programs, safety training, and financial and business support services created especially for California’s fairs.


In the market for a new job? The OC Fair & Event Center is on the hunt for an Exhibits Supervisor and a Communications Director. Here are the details along with applications and application information.


Our next CFSA board of directors meeting is Wednesday, December 7, 10 a.m. at the Fair Services Building in Sacramento.


On our blog (September 8):
Stephen J. Kenny, CEO of the Butte County Fair, Elected to the CFSA Board of Directors
Please join us in welcoming Stephen J. Kenny, CEO of the Butte County Fair, to the CFSA board of directors. Kenny was elected by CFSA Class I and II member fairs as their representative to complete the final two years of retiring board member John Scurfield’s four-year term. Director Scurfield, CEO of the Chowchilla-Madera County Fair & Event Center, resigned from the board in August pending his retirement from the fair.   Read more >


On our blog:
Overheated? CFSA’s Risk Control Manager Provides Timely Tips on How to Head-Off Heat-Related Illnesses.
Unless your fairground is lucky enough to be on the California coast, chances are it’s really hot where you are. But even with daily temperatures climbing into the 80s, 90s and 100s, there’s still work that needs to be done outside.  What to do? Let’s check in with Tom Amberson, CFSA’s risk control manager, for a hot-weather refresher course that will help everyone keep their cool:  Read more >


CFSA will be holding its standard Board of Directors election this year, along with the election of representatives to the Revenue Protection Program Committee.

All CFSA electors are eligible to seek nomination to the CFSA board slate. Official notification of the election was mailed to all members on Tuesday, July 5. The deadline for fair board Elector Resolutions was September 5, 2016.

If you have any questions about the election, please feel free to contact Rebecca Desmond, (916) 263-6161,