Flashcards in General Committee Deck (26):
What year did CFD start?
Jimmy Dean Siler
Contract Acts Chairman
Colonel Brian Rico
Public relations Chairman
William "Buck" Reisner
What volunteer committees form the foundation of CFD?
A board of directors
The general chairman
A small year round staff including a chief executive director
What did the first general chairman do as a job? When did he die?
He was the owner of the historic Tivoli building and a county commissioner. He died in 1960
How old was the first general chairman?
33 years old
How many committees are there? What are they?
What is the concessions committee responsible for?
All activities pertaining to the midway, food/beverage concessions, exhibits and the free entertainment in The Garden
What is the contract acts committee responsible for?
Producing the Frontier Nights® entertainment. Including contracting with the artists, stage set up, artist security, concert security, and artist merchandise.
What is the grounds committee responsible for?
They take care of maintenance and repairs on the park including electrical, plumbing, restrooms, park clean up and taking care of the first aid stations and arena doctors
What is the indians committee responsible for?
They negotiate contracts for dancers, entertainers, and vendors for the Indian Village, as well as maintain the village grounds at Frontier Park.
They facilitate the activities of Miss Frontier and her Lady-in-Waiting
They produce the three free pancake breakfasts during Cheyenne Frontier Days™ in partnership with Cheyenne Kiwanis Club members and city personnel
What is the military committee responsible for?
The planning and execution of the coronation ball
Military Appreciation Day, the Fort D.A. Russell Days open house, and the annual United States Air Force Thunderbirds Air Show
Provides the cowboy medics
What is the parades committee responsible for?
Produces the four parades,
the grand entry during the rodeo,
and the chuckwagon cook off
partners with the dandies, w-heels, old west museum and visiting royalty
What is the public relations committee responsible for?
Provides information to the general public, facilitates media events, and serves as hosts for sponsors, visiting rodeo royalty, and other special guests
Produce and distribute publications such as the official Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) Souvenir Program, Schedule of Events, and Media Guide
What is the rodeo committee responsible for?
They oversee all aspects of the nine rodeo performances and slack events,
Responsible for the cowboy hospitality area and coordinating the cattle drive
What is the security committee responsible for?
Manages the overall safety and security of the park,
Provide gate access, crowd control an handle traffic including at the shuttle site
They are also responsible for over 90 percent of the signs around the park: printing, hanging, and maintaining them