Elections – July Update

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors are responsible for managing the business of the Association and for representing the best interests of its members and the Association as a whole. Each year, NRHA opens nominations and hosts elections for these important leadership positions.

Members are encouraged to carefully consider the slate of candidates prior to voting in October. A current listing is provided below; however, write-in candidates can be submitted through August 5. A final listing, including biographies, will be posted at nrha.com and emailed to eligible voters.

For details on the write-in process or questions about the elections, please visit the Elections page or contact Christa Morris-Stone (cmorris@nrha.com or 405-946-7400).

VICE PRESIDENT CANDIDATE

(ONE SEAT) Two-year term begins January 1, 2019. The following member was nominated by the NRHA Nominating / Governance Committee:

  • Rick Clark • Catlettsburg, Kentucky

DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE CANDIDATE

(ONE SEAT) Two-year term begins January 1, 2019. The following member was nominated by the NRHA Nominating / Governance Committee:

  • Shane Brown • Elbert, Colorado

NORTH AMERICAN DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

(ONE PER REGION – Mountain, Southeast and Southwest) – Directors will serve two-year terms begin January 1, 2018. Affiliate nominations closed July 5. Write-in nominations close August 5. After these deadlines have passed, candidate information will be emailed to members, as well as posted on the Elections page at nrha.com.

  • Mountain – Bub Poplin of Fruita, Colorado
  • Southwest – Ginger Schmersal of Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Southeast – Jesse Chase of Wendell, North Carolina and Peter Defreitas of Leland, North Carolina

 

Need more info? Contact: Christa Morris-Stone at cmorris@nrha.com or (405) 946-7400, ext. 105.

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