Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) Advisory Committee


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

Duties of Membership

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.

More information regarding EOTEC is available.


Committee Members

Position Member Name Term Expires
Position #1 (Umatilla County Fair Board) VACANT 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) VACANT June 30, 2023
Position #5 (At-Large) Kim Puzey June 30, 2022
Position #6 (At-Large) VACANT June 30, 2022
Position #7 (At-Large) Ryan Barnes June 30, 2022

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.

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. Positions run 3-year terms running from July 1 to June 30 for period specified below.