fonner park

Facility Staff

Fonner Park
Facility Staff

Fonner Park, located just off Interstate 80 in Grand Island, in the center of Nebraska, is Central Nebraska’s entertainment destination. A year-round facility, Fonner Park is host to a number of events, shows, the Hall County Fair, the Nebraska State Fair, and much more.

The heart of Fonner Park is the live thoroughbred race meet which runs from mid-February through early May. During the live meet, many events such as craft shows, family activities, recreational shows, and giveaways along with special races highlight the season.

Executive Staff

Chris Kotulak | Chief Executive Officer
Mark Landis | Financial Analyst & Operations Assistant
Zach Rouzee | Accounting Specialist
Tracy Bicknase | Administrative Assistant & Human Resources
Corinne Ketterling | Administrative Assistant & Bookkeeping

Julie Saalfield | Administrative Assistant
Kathy Foley | Administrative Assistant & Settlements
Kelly Groetzinger | Administrative Assistant & Special Projects

Executive Board of Directors

Jeff Richardson | President
Stephen P. Hansen | 1st Vice-President
Bill Oltean| 2nd Vice-President
Matt Maser | 3rd Vice-President
Jayne Smith | Secretary
Pat O’Neill | Treasurer
Russ Rerucha| Ex-Officio

Fonner Keno Executive Board

Corby Flagle | President
Tom Gdowski | Secretary
Chris Kotulak | Treasurer
Matt Maser | Board Member                                    
Patrick Smith | Board Member

Fonner Keno Staff

Pat Smith | Keno Operations Manager
Dianne DeBolt | Assistant Operations Manager

Fonner Park Exposition & Events Center Board of Directors

Steve Dowding | President
Jim Cannon | Board Member
Roger Luebbe | Board Member
Steve Kunzman | Board Member
Cindy Johnson | Board Member
Mike Paulick | Board Member

Events Center Staff

Debra Sweley | Box Office Manager
Dianne Willey-Harms | Director of Sales & Marketing
Shannon Krejci | Sales & Marketing Assistant