Big news from the Erie County Agricultural Society today as they announce a "changing of the guard" after the current CEO/Fair Manager decides to retire.

Denny Lang has served as the CEO/Fair Manager of the Erie County Agricultural Society for the past 18 years and will be retiring at the end of September.

Congratulations to Jessica Underberg who will be taking over that office effective October 1, 2017.

According to, she has been serving as the Assistant Fair Manager since 2010.  Now, she will oversee 50 full-time, 15 part-time and over 750 seasonal employees and be responsible for all aspects of the 12-month operations of the 270-acre Erie County Fairgrounds.

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