The UHJA elections held November 18, 2015 achieved a record response—two to three times the number of votes recorded in previous years. Close to 180 ballots were submitted by mail and in person. Several hours were required to count votes for UHJA’s 11 board positions, rule changes, sportsmanship and the Halo award. The new board takes over as of 12/1/15 and begins overseeing UHJA activities in 2016. This board boasts numerous experienced members who are sure to provide expert leadership for all committees.
Voters combined to elect new board members to four positions:
*Liz Bates- Secretary
*Hillary Howe- Horse Show Committee Chairman
*Jodi Ray and Amy Brubaker-Awards Committee
*Mariah O’Malley Baird and Melissa Kovner - Banquet Committee.
Returning to their previous positions:
Pam Aizad - Vice President
Nancy Armantrout -Treasurer
Janna Hambor - Sponsorship Chairman
Lee Rech - Website Chairman
Allie Wicks Swift - Youth Committee Chairman
Vickie Cozzens - Newsletter Editor
Thanks to Anne Godfrey, Vickie Cozzens, Kathy Hansen and Claire Hoffman for counting all the ballots. At the time of the election, UHJA totaled close to 250 paid memberships.
Please check the calendar and make sure to mark yours! The 2016 UHJA tentative show schedule is posted. Keep checking back periodically as a few dates may change. The UHJA board is excited about the 2016 show season and looks forward to seeing both new and old members at shows this year.
The two Wayne Quarles clinics will be held May 6-8, 2016 and October 28-30, 2016. Each clinic is three days long, with the first day consisting of flat work, second day grids, and the third day is courses or cross country. Private dressage sessions are also available. The clinic cost is $250 for all three days, $200 for two days, and $100 per dressage session. To find out more, please contact Jaime Topham, Owner/Manager of Pegasus Event Center, 291 Race Street, Grantsville UT 84029; phone - 435-
The 2016 UHJA show contract is ready to download and submit. More supplemental information will be posted shortly but given new contract deadlines that will go into affect next year, the board felt posting the show contract sooner than later would be in the best interest of all show managers. To access the contact, click here.
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