Sue Hyland of Claremont is the newest member of the Los Angeles County Fair Association board of directors, effective immediately.
Hyland has been a member of the Fair Association since 2004. She serves as chairperson of the Fairplex Child Development Center fund development committee, on the Fairplex Education Foundation board of directors and chairs the Claremont subcommittee for the Big Yellow Bus Partnership Program. She also recently served on the Capital Campaign Cabinet for the Child Development Center, celebrating the results of the Centerís first capital campaign. The wildly successful crusade resulted in generous donations of more than $2 million, allowing for a two-classroom CDC expansion, the addition of 24 youngsters and dedicated space for parent education and literacy classes.
Hyland is owner and chairman of the board of the renowned Claremont Club. She was active in a number of community organizations including as a board member of LeRoy Haynes Center and past president of the Claremont Chamber. She was named Business Woman of the Year in 2002-í03 and was awarded the Claremont Chamberís nationally recognized Athena Award. She has also served on the Foundation Board at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and on the board of Claremont Red Cross.
Hylandís position on the LACFA board fills that held by Larry M. Rinehart, who retired in January 2009 to spend more time with his family. Rinehart was named director in 2002.
Hyland is among 11 impressive individuals, community and business leaders, who make up the LACFA board of directors. She resides in Claremont with her husband, Neil Hyland.
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