Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) Advisory Committee

The Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) Advisory Committee advises the Mayor, Council and City Manager on items related to the operations, maintenance and development of the EOTEC. Positions run 3-year terms running from July 1 to June 30 for period specified below.

The Committee is composed of the following affiliations: (Position 1) One member appointed upon recommendation of the Umatilla County Fair Board with strong preference given to Fair Board members. (Position 2) One member appointed upon recommendation of the Farm-City Pro Rodeo Board with strong preference given to Rodeo Board members. (Position 3) One member appointed upon recommendations of the Greater Hermiston Hospitality and Tourism Committee. (Positions 4-7) Four members appointed at-large.

More information regarding EOTEC is available here.

The Committee meets as needed. Meeting information, such as meeting calendar and meeting agenda's and minutes are located on the City's website.


Position Member Name Term Expires
Position #1 (Umatilla County Fair Board) Lucas Wagner, Vice Chair June 30, 2021
Position #2 (Farm-City Pro Rodeo Board) Michael Kay June 30, 2021
Position #3 (Greater Hermiston Hospitality and Tourism Committee) Jessica Narain June 30, 2023
Position #4 (At-Large) Steve Williams, Chair June 30, 2020
Position #5 (At-Large) Kim Puzey June 30, 2022
Position #6 (At-Large) Josh Burns June 30, 2022
Position #7 (At-Large) Ryan Barnes June 30, 2022


City Representatives

  • Dave Drotzmann and John Kirwan, Council Representatives
  • Al Davis, EOTEC General Manager 
  • Holly Lambert, Accounting Technician


Interested in Getting Involved? 

Information and Applications can be downloaded online or obtained at City Hall.