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ASHA President Appoints Charter Club Council Representatives

American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) President, Tandy Patrick has appointed the 2012-2013 Charter Club Council Representatives.

The Charter Club Council was established in 2006 to facilitate communication from the ASHA Charter Clubs throughout the country to the ASHA Board of Directors and serves as an advisory board to the ASHA Board of Directors. The Council makes recommendations to the Board on issues that affect the membership of the Charter Clubs in the various regions.

To date, the Charter Clubs have been instrumental in the formation and implementation of the Regional Championships, ASHA Regional High Point Awards and the ASHA Regional Half-Saddlebred High Point Awards Program, as well as planning and implementing the Charter Club Workshops during the ASHA Annual Convention.

The representatives for each region are:

Region 1: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Kathie Dunn (Ambassador for Western Dressage), Foothill Ranch, California

Kristi Bigelow, Scottsdale, Arizona

Lisa Siderman (Ambassador for Trail Riding), Malibu California

Region 2: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming

Anne Byers, Grants Pass, Oregon

Cynthia Preston, Charlo, Montana

Region 3 and 4: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Susan Aschenbrenner, Urbandale, Iowa

Shelagh Roell, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Region 5: Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri

Stacey Kipper, Aurora, Colorado

Don Schilling, Pleasant Hill, Missouri

Paula Briney (Ambassador for Hunt Seat and Dressage), Chatham, Illinois

Region 6 and 7: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas

Koren Mercer, Tomball, Texas

Suzanne Bradshaw (Ambassador for Western), Little Rock, Arkansas

Region 8: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

Corey Coovert, Indianapolis, Indiana

Leslie Reynolds, Hinckley, Ohio

Darryl Leifheit (Ambassador Driving), Lexington, Kentucky

Region 9: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

Betsy Boone, Concord, North Carolina

Allen Bosworth, Greenville, South Carolina

Region 10:  Alabama, Florida, Georgia

Doug Norton, Covington, Georgia

Cynthia Slemmons, Birmingham, Alabama

Region11:  Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, West Virginia

N. Joan Booth, Milford, New Jersey

Carol Reedy (Co-Chair), Roanoke, Virginia

Region 12:  Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

E. Susan Vine (Chair), Boxborough, Massachusetts

Ricky Drew, Raymond, Maine


Sandra Gustafsson, Sweden

Lynn Jarvis, England

Richard MacKenzie, Canada

Archie Hurst, Canada

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