District 4 Fairs


Vision Statement 

"Inspiring and Supporting Ontario Agricultural Societies" 

Mission Statement

The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies is a resource for its members, providing leadership through communication and education, and encouraging the promotion of a rural way of life in Ontario

District 4 Executive

Andrew Iceton

Provincial Director

I have been involved with the OAAS for the past 4 years serving as a District Director and now the District 4 Provincial Director

I graduated from Durham College in Police Foundations in 2012

Currently a member of the Lindsay Exhibition


Barry Van Camp

District Director

Executive Director:  Blackstock Fair

Director:  Port Perry Fair

Member of RAWF Goat Committee

RAWF Governor

Dairy Goat breeder and exhibitor

MEA at Home Depot

University of Guelph graduate

Steven Backs

District Director

Executive Director:  Blackstock Fair

Director:  Port Perry Fair

Member of RAWF Goat Committee

Member of RAWF Jams, Jellies and Pickles committee

O.A.A.S. Homecraft Judge

Dairy Goat breeder and exhibitor

Retired Cook

Lindsay Horner

District Director

Lindsay was born and raised on her Mother’s Ayrshire dairy cattle farm, located in Brooklin, Ontario. Having been involved with 4-H and representing the Brooklin Spring Fair and its Agricultural Society as the 2014 Fair Ambassador, Lindsay has a passion for youth involvement in agricultural fairs and volunteering in her community. Lindsay graduated from Canadore College’s Public Relations program in 2017 and is currently attending the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) working towards her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Digital Media Studies.

Lindsay is currently a member of the Port Perry Fair and Agricultural Society.

Beth Meszaros

Secretary / Treasurer

Beth Meszaros has served as a volunteer for District 4 Agricultural Societies in the positions of Associate Agriculture Representative, Provincial Director, Past Provincial Director and Secretary/treasurer. My home fair is Orono where I am responsible for the Country General Store and the sheep to shawl demonstration. My hobbies include hand spinning and related fibre arts. I am also a  woodturner.

Margaret Taylor - Sevier

Past Director

Raised on a dairy farm, showed 4-H calves at Oshawa Fair. B.Sc.(Chemistry)7T6, my employment history includes Black Creek Pioneer Village, Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Inc. and Farm Radio International. Started volunteering at Port Perry Fair about 2001, joined the board a few years later. Past Homecraft chair, Past President, and now Past District Director.

Janice Beechey

Judging Contact

B.A.Sc. ( Child Studies ) University of Guelph  Retired Early Childhood Education instructor at Durham College

Blackstock Fair is my home fair exhibitor since elementary school to the present

Was Jr. Director, Director, Past Homecraft President, and Secretary Treasurer for 20 years.