Our People

The Paisley Agricultural Society is very pleased to have the dedication and co-operation of many volunteers and sponsors to make this fair possible.

Executive & Directors

Past President
 Ron Teeple – 519-353-5516

President
John Thornburn – 519-353-7188 

1st Vice President
Melissa Comyn ~ 519-353-4219

2nd Vice President
 Ron Teeple – 519-353-5516

Homecraft Co-ordinator
 Carolyn Hodgins ~ 519-353-4252

Secretary-Treasurer
Berni MacKinnon ~ 519-353-5664

Committees

Click on the box to see a full committee listing.

  • Robert Fullerton ~ 519-353-5559
    Carman Fullerton, Jack Cumming, Todd Gregg, Steve MacKay, Wilson Gregg, Steve Gregg, George Teeple, Bill MacKay, John Fullerton

  • Ron Teeple ~ 519-353-5516
    Don Grant, Kelsey Ribey, Jeff McCrostie, Andy and Michelle McCulloch

  • John Thornburn ~ 519-353-7188
    James Davey, Linda Baumberger, Lisa Thornburn, Amy Ribey

  • Wayne & Lori Bryce ~ 519-353-5460

  • John Gimbel ~ 519-366-9981
    Ethan MacKinnon, Gary McTeer

  • Wayne Bryce  519-353-5460
    Gary McTeer

  • Shane Ryall  519-881-8462   

  • John Gimbel ~ 519-353-9981
    Wayne Bryce, Rob Fullerton, Ted Horton

  • Gail Fullerton  519-389-7222 (cell)

     

    Indoor Booth:  Cathy & Owen Parsons

    Outdoor Booth:  TBD

    Volunteer Lunch:  Mary deBrabandere

    BBQ Beef Supper:  John Thornburn

  • Immanuel Missionary Church ~ 519-353-5270
    Awana Kid’s Group: Pastor Tony Geense

  • Clive Card 519-353-5636  and Pat Cecchetti  519-353-5682
    Greg Walke, Lloyd Holbrook,  Eileen Simpson, Melissa Comyn, Hilary Kempers

  • Kay Thompson ~ 519-353-5966
    Audrey Trelford, Kate Dietrich, Linda Parlee, Paula Ashworth

  • Carolyn Walker    519-353-5466
    Tara Knox, Kathy Webb, Marine Cote-Barnwell

  • Mary Card ~ 519-353-5636
    Kim Robinson, Mary DeBrabandere, Helen Leader

  • Beth Gregg ~ 519-353-5949 & Elaine Blue ~ 519-353-5210
    Cathy Parsons, Bessie Robinson, Gwen Maxwell, Judy Kraemer, Janet Double, Karen McCullough, Olive Dudgeon, Jean Palmer, Ken & Lana Baldwin

  • Barbara Fullerton ~ 519-353-5539
    Jessie Lueck, Mary Teeple

  • Clive Card ~ 519-353-5636

  • Lynn Cecchetti ~ 519-353-5682 & Joan Lyons 519-353-9463
    Judy MacKinnon, Ruth Ziegler, Jean White, Patricia Marcella,  Cathy Lund, Cathy Messer, Sibylle Walke

  • Elaine Alexander ~ 519-353-5029
    Edith Beech, Lori Bryce, Linda McTeer, Sheryl Steinhoff, Eileen Simpson, Marilyn Whetstone, Carolyn Hodgins, Heather Kempers, Sharon Neale

  • Robert Fullerton ~ 519-353-5559

  • Laura Fullerton ~ 519-389-7227 (cell)
    Faith Fullerton, Sarah Thornburn, Kassidy Gregg

  • Marvin & Janet Double  519-353-6168

  • Beth Gregg   519-353-5949 and Carolyn Hodgins   519-353-4252

  • Kim Grant ~ 519-353-4090

  • Gail Fullerton ~  519-353-3700 (w) preferred or  519-353-5559 (H)

    If you have information to update the website, please forward to Gail at paisleyfm@eastlink.ca   or   gailf@bmts.com

Past Secretary-Treasurers

1934  Jim McBride
1935-1939 W.T. Hopper
1940 Stuart Mutart

1941-1945 Hazel Elwes
1946-1955 W.T. Hopper
1955-1960 Etta Grant (MacGregor)

1960-2000 Mrs. Gladys Teeple (40 years!)
2000-2002 Dawn OudeVoshaar
2002-2015 Gail Fullerton

Agricultural Service Award Recipients

The Paisley Agricultural Society acknowledges the following members for outstanding dedication and volunteer service to Agriculture and Rural Life in this community.

1956 W.T. Hooper
1961 Mr. & Mrs. Donald Darroch
Miss Nettie Scott
1963 Mrs. Ella Stewart
1964 Mr. & Mrs. Wilfred Grant
1965 Mr. & Mrs. Chester Teeple
1967 Mr. & Mrs. Harold Nelson
1969 Mr. & Mrs. Nelson Howe
Mr. & Mrs. Russell Cumming
1970 Mr. Walter Coates
1971 Mr. & Mrs. George Gregg
1972 Mr. J.B. MacKechnie
1973 Mr. & Mrs. Revis MacKay

1974 Mr. Teddy Ellis
1976 Mr. George Grant
1977 Mr. & Mrs. Wilfred Inglis
1978 Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd McTeer
1979 Mr. & Mrs. Wilmer McFadden
1980 Mr. & Mrs. Glen Majury
1981 Mr. & Mrs. Ross Ziegler
1982 Mr. & Mrs. Wilson Gregg
1983 Mr. & Mrs. Jim Cumming
1984 Mr. & Mrs. Jim Teeple
1985 Mr. & Mrs. Carman Fullerton
1986 Mr. & Mrs. Keith Weeden
1988 Mr. & Mrs. Norman Beech

1989 Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Brown
1991 Mr. & Mrs. Tom Bryce
1992 Mrs. Dorothy Bryce
1993 Mr. Bill MacKay
1994 Mr. Bob Atkinson
1996 Mr. Allen Gregg
Mr. & Mrs. Jack MacGillivray
1997 Mr. & Mrs. Willard Metcalf
1999 Mr. & Mrs. Tom Ribey
2002 Mr. & Mrs. Barry McTeer
2003 Mr. & Mrs. Wayne MacIntosh
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Gary McTeer
2012 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fullerton

Get Involved

If you would like to become involved as a volunteer, please talk to any of the Directors to discuss your particular interests, or use our contact form.

If you would like to become a sponsor or donor, please talk to any of the committee chair people or Directors, or use our contact form.

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Paisley Agricultural Society Mission, Mandate and Core Values

Mission:

CELEBRATING AGRICULTURAL TRADITIONS

Mandate:

To organize and manage an agricultural fair that showcases and celebrates the rural life-style and values of Paisley and the surrounding community in a way that sponsors respectful competition and provides entertainment, education and fun for all.

Core Values:

Planning

We believe in:

• The importance of sharing responsibilities and helping each other
• The need to reflect community interests and values through the displays, the activities, competitions and entertainment
• The need to showcase and acknowledge the quality and diversity of our rural / urban heritage
• The importance of thorough planning and fiscal responsibility through careful budgeting, the setting of fees, and the solicitation of sponsorships and in-kind donations
• Planning in accordance with our constitution, appropriate policies and procedures and with health & safety as the first priority
• Environmental friendliness

Friends, Family and Community

We believe in:

• An event that is accessible, engaging and community driven
• Celebrating with family and friends in a way that engenders pride in who we are and how we live
• The importance of attracting a crowd that is inter-generational and yet equally satisfied with the experience as a whole

Competition

We believe in:

• Creating a competitive atmosphere that is friendly, respectful, fun and fair
• The need to arrange for knowledgeable, accredited and reputable judges that demonstrate fairness and integrity in all categories, and in all cases
• Fostering pride and a genuine sense of accomplishment in all competitors

Education

We believe in:

• The effectiveness of learning by doing
• The fun of finding out about our past, and our present
• Learning from the expertise in our community
• The importance of reflecting and teaching community values & traditions

Entertainment

We believe in:

• Providing variety that contributes to lots of fun and laughter
• The importance of quality wholesome family entertainment that is inclusive, spirited and lots of fun
• Arranging for quality amenities that make for an enjoyable experience at the fair
• Entertainment activities that are as engaging as possible and provide lots to do