Stuart Sanders has worked for The Meadow Event Park for 6 years. She graduated with a BS in Animal and Poultry Sciences from Virginia Tech. Stuart manages programs for the State Fair of Virginia and is Manager of the Virginia Farm Festival. She also serves as Assistant Executive Director for the State Fair of Virginia.

Stuart was born and raised in the Northern Neck of Virginia where she developed her love for animals and the water. She grew up as an active member of her equine 4-H club, leading her team to victory at the state competition. Since the age of 10 she has been an avid foxhunter a sport that she continues today in Caroline County.