At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) held on February 15 in conjunction with the ASHA’s Annual Convention at the downtown Hilton Hotel in Lexington, the Board announced election of the following officers for 2014:
- President: Tandy Patrick (KY)
- Vice President: Bob Funkhouser (MA)
- Secretary: Betsy Boone (NC)
- Treasurer: Bill Whitley (NC)
The Board also elected the following three individuals to serve on ASHA’s Executive Committee for 2014, together with the above four officers:
- Jackie Hale (AL)
- Holly Nichols (LA)
- David Rudder (KY)
At the annual meeting of the membership of the ASHA held on February 14, the following two ASHA members were elected to serve on the 2014 Nominating Committee for Directors: Bob Ruxer (IN) and Fred Sarver (KY). ASHA Board members Leslie Rainbolt-Forbes (OK) and David Rudder were elected by the ASHA Board to serve on the Nominating Committee for Directors, and per the ASHA’s Bylaws, Bob Funkhouser was appointed by the President to serve as Chair and the fifth member of this Committee.
The ASHA Board elected the following three individuals to serve on the 2014 Nominating Committee for Officers: Chuck Herbert (IN), David Rudder, and Kenny Wheeler (VA).
All other ASHA Committees will be repopulated in 2014, and a few new ad hoc Committees will be established, all of which will be announced in the near future. Committee members must be members in good standing of the ASHA; each Committee includes at least one ASHA Board member, to serve as a liaison to the ASHA Board.