Chair & Shadow Information

Each grade level is asked to find Chairs and Shadows for most booths at the Fair. A Booth Chair oversees the planning, setup, operations and breakdown of the booth they are in charge of. A Booth Shadow works under the Booth Chair and assists and observes the Chair throughout the year in order to take on the role the following year.

CLICK HERE for a listing of Booth Chair and Shadow assignments that are still available for the 2018 Fair. You may also contact your grade level ohana representative if you are interested in signing up to be a Chair or Shadow.

For a brief listing of responsibilities for the Booth Chair position, please see below. As specific tasks will vary by booth, please contact the Fair Office for further information about a specific booth's duties and responsibilities.

General Duties and Responsibilities of a Booth Chair

  • Discuss with Student Chairs specific duties and responsibilities for your booth
  • Inform the Adult Division Chairs of change/updates to your booth including: new products, booths, booth names, key dates for your division, etc.
  • Review previous year's manpower counts
  • Determine booth layout
  • Name your booth according to theme
  • Oversee decorating your booth
  • Work with Division Chairs to determine what your booth will be selling/offering (including pricing of items)
  • Oversee setup/breakdown of your booth

Booth Shadows

The role of a Booth Shadow is to observe and assist the Booth Chairs throughout the year. The intent of this position is to prepare a Shadow to take over the Chair position the following year. Shadows are expected to attend all meetings and as many pre-fair workshops as possible along with being present throughout both days of the Fair.

General Duties and Responsibilities of Grade Level Manpower Chairs

Each grade level is asked to find a Grade Level Manpower Chair who will assist with recruiting volunteers (from their respective grade level) to fill the various shifts assigned to their grade. A brief description of tasks is listed below.
  • Solicit your grade level (or friends/family) to fill your grade level's shifts
  • Utilize the online manpower database to sign up volunteers for shifts
  • Sign up for one shift in the Manpower Tent during the Fair