Skip to content

ASHA board implements internal reorganization



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Contact, Reeves Kirtner <mailto:reeves@asha.net> , Communications Manager

ASHA board implements internal reorganization; directors elected to American Saddlebred Registry

Lexington, Kentucky -­ The Board of Directors of the American Saddlebred Horse Association, Inc. completed the internal corporate reorganization of its governance structure Tuesday, March 29.

Members, who approved the reorganization in February, will belong to ASHA, Inc., now a public charity, and the breed's Registry will be supervised by a companion board including nine newly-elected directors effective Friday, April 1, 2005.

Following solicitation of suggestions for Registry board service from the membership, the board elected directors to one-year terms, which will end at the next annual meeting in February 2006.  All are eligible for re-election to additional annual terms.

The newly-adopted bylaws require three principal officers of the Association also serve as directors of the Registry; they are David Howard, Sandra Lilly and Fred Sarver.  In addition, at least two additional members of the Association board must be elected members of the Registry board.  The board elected Carter Cox, Mary Ann Pardieck and Dr. Alan Raun to comprise six overlapping directors of the two boards.  Also elected directors of the Registry were Joan Hamilton of Kentucky, Dr. Rick Luft of Wisconsin and Spencer Mains of North Carolina; none of whom currently serves as a director of the Association.

The new Registry board will convene a meeting in the near future to elect
its own officers and complete its organizational duties.




More Stories

  • Morgan Honors at USEF Convention

    AMHA is pleased to congratulate Morgan trainer Mike Goebig of Kutztown, Pennsylvania, as the 2017 Pegasus Medal of Honor recipient. Mike received this great honor at last evening's US Equestrian's awards dinner... Read More
  • NWSA Fall Classic Selects Judge

    The Northwest Saddlebred Association Fall Classic Horse Show has named Bill Waller to be the judge for this year’s show. The event is scheduled for Sept. 19-22, 2018 at the Oregon Horse Center in Eugene, Oregon. Read More
  • Freedman's Announces Release of New Saddle Pad

    Freedman’s is proud to launch their newest product, The Freedman Acavallo Memory Foam Gel Pad. The Freedman Acavallo Memory Foam Gel Pad is a full compression, non-slip pad, specifically designed to fit discreetly under Freedman’s cut back saddles... Read More
  • Far West Morgan Regional Joins Country Classic

    The Far West Morgan Regional Championship Horse Show has big changes in store for participants in 2018. Last year Far West was held in conjunction with the Oregon Morgan Classic at the Oregon Horse Center in June. Read More
  • River Ridge Charity Selects Judging Panel

    River Ridge Charity is fast approaching and is scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday, April 25-28, 2018 at the Ohio Exposition Center in Columbus, Ohio... Read More
  • ASHA Welcomes New Directors For 2018

    The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) is pleased to announce the election of seven (7) new members to its Board of Directors, who will join the Board at the UPHA & ASHA Conference, which will host the ASHA annual meeting on February 1, 2018. Read More
  • David L. Howard to be Honored for Lifetime Achievement

    The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) has announced its annual award recipients, based on ballots tabulated by the ASHA Board of Directors. Nominees for each award are received from the general membership and committee volunteers, screened by the ASHA Executive Committee, and voted on by the full Board from the candidates selected. Read More
  • Iowa Horse Shows Associations Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

    The Iowa Horse Shows Association will hold their annual meeting and awards banquet on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at The Prairie Meadows Event Center, Altoona, IA. Events begin at 3:30 PM with the annual membership meeting of the Iowa Horse Shows Association followed by the Iowa American Saddlebred Association meeting. At 5:30 PM the American Saddlebred Futurity of Iowa will hold their Stallion Service Auction. The Banquet and Awards ceremony will begin at 7 PM. Read More
  • 2018 AMHA Convention Schedule

    Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with your favorite breed and those who share the same passion as you at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington, Kentucky, for the 2018 AMHA Annual Convention and Awards Gala... Read More
  • Jubilee Regional Morgan Horse Show Takes Hiatus for 2018

    Due to continued uncertainty at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, the committee for the Jubilee Regional Morgan Horse Show has voted to take a one-year hiatus from hosting the show traditionally held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield at the end of August... Read More