Apple Orchard Building, 758 Crabtree Rd, Waynesville
The Smoky Mountain Event Center Board seeks to promote and encourage agricultural, manufacturing, educational, recreational, cultural, and art activities and events for the enrichment of Haywood County. This Board also plans and coordinates the annual Haywood County Fair.
Board members are expected to be involved and participate in Board-sponsored events and activities.
The Board sets policies and operating procedures for all SMEC facilities, properties, activities, and staff.
The Board hires and supervises all staff and contractors.
The Board takes all necessary actions to maintain current status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
The Smoky Mountain Event Center Board has seven members, including one Haywood County Commissioner.
Vacancies are posted to the Haywood County website and distributed to the publication sunshine list as they occur.
The Smoky Mountain Event Center Board reviews and interviews applicants, then makes recommendations to the Haywood County Board of Commissioners for appointment.
Except when fulfilling an unexpired term, members are appointed to a three-year term immediately following their appointment by the Board of County Commissioners. Upon completion of the initial three-year term, members are eligible for reappointment to an additional three-year term.