May Staff Highlight - Joe Miranda
"Be sure you ask Joe first" is a common refrain here at the Fairgrounds, and for good reason! In the 30+ years that Joe Miranda has worked for the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds he has served in every area of operations, and is particularly well-known for his meticulous note taking and attention to detail, He is currently the Fairgrounds' house electrician and also manages special projects that tap into his extensive knowledge of the land and structures here, as well as his talent for project planning.
When asked what the favorite part of his job is, Joe is quick to reply that he loves everything about working at the Fairgrounds! But he especially enjoys the variety that comes with operating such a large venue that hosts a diverse array of events, making every day at work a bit different.
When he's not hard at work at the Fairgrounds Joe enjoys spending time with his family, including his six children. Joe is also a 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo and a talented musician, and has even traveled the world playing in a band!