The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) has announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors, who will join the Board at the UPHA and ASHA Conference in January 2020.
“We are pleased to welcome such a dedicated group of American Saddlebred professionals and enthusiasts that are committed to this breed, and our community will help us continue our momentum in serving the mission of the ASHA,” says Marty Schaffel, ASHA interim Board president.
The following are the newly elected members for a term of three years. Ali DeGray was elected to the ASHA Board of Directors for a term of three years, starting in 2020. Also re-elected were current ASHA board members Kristen Bagdasarian, Emily Lee, Joan Lurie, Evan Orr and Owen Weaver.
ASHA offered its members the opportunity to vote for new Directors either electronically or by the traditional paper ballot from November 1-30, 2019. The ballot count was certified by Strothman + Co, for accuracy and results reviewed by the ASHA Board.
“It is our objective to create an election process that is fair, and the nominating committee led by the chair Joan Lurie, did an outstanding job providing candidates with an immense dedication to the American Saddlebred that will be strong contributors to our efforts,” remarked David Mount, executive director of ASHA.
Returning members of the 2019 ASHA Board include Candi Aversenti, Allen Bosworth, Kristen Cater, Sandra Currier, Nancy Leigh Fisher, Elisabeth Goth, Emily Lee, Helena Moreno, James Nichols, Clif Paulsen, Tandy Patrick, Martin Schaffel and Jenny Taylor
The Board will elect new officers for 2020 at its January 2020 meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
-- via ASHA