2020 Board of Directors Elections

President • National Vice President • Four At-Large Directors

Welcome! Thank you for your membership, and we look forward to your participation in the 2020 elections. As a Senior Active or Senior Associate member in good standing, you are eligible to participate in the nomination process for National Officers and Directors At-Large of the Board. Elections to the USHJA Board of Directors (both National Officers and Directors At-Large) are voted on by Board members based on input from USHJA membership through the nomination process.

In this election, the Nominating Committee will be seeking nominations for the positions of: President, Vice-President and Four At-Large Directors (individuals meeting the following criteria: Competition Management; Amateur competitor status; and individuals with non-equestrian business related experience).  

The following provides an overview of the process for the 2020 elections, including timelines for both the Presidential and Officer/Director At-Large elections. For more information on the election process, check out the USHJA Bylaws.

  PRESIDENTIAL
             NOMINATION FORM           
(opens April 16th) 

  NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT NOMINATION FORM
(opens May 15th)

  DIRECTOR AT-LARGE
               NOMINATION FORM            
(opens May 15th)

Presidential Election Timeline

APRIL 16

Membership nomination period open for President

MAY 1

Membership nominations close for President; nominees for President receive questionnaire that must be submitted to USHJA Executive Director by May 15

MAY 15

Presidential nominee questionnaires due to USHJA Executive Director; interview process begins following review of questionnaires

JUNE 15

List of nominees for President finalized by Nominating Committee

JULY 1

Nominees not selected for Presidential final slate are notified

JULY 31

Final slate of candidates for President added to September Board meeting agenda and posted on USHJA website

SEPTEMBER 14

Election for President is held during the 2020 September Board Meeting

 

National Vice Presidential/Director At-Large Election Timeline

MAY 15

Membership nomination period opens

Note: Upon nomination, nominees receive questionnaire that must be completed and returned to the USHJA Executive Director by September 14
AUGUST 14

Membership nominations close for Officer/Director At-Large seats; nominees receive questionnaire that must be submitted to USHJA Executive Director by September 15.

SEPTEMBER 15

Officer/Director At-Large nominee questionnaires due to USHJA Executive Director

OCTOBER 15

Officer/Director At-Large nominees are notified whether or not they were selected by the Nominating Committee for the next phase; Nominating Committee begins interviewing short-listed candidates

NOVEMBER 16

Interviewed Officer/Director At-Large nominees are notified whether or not they were selected by the Nominating Committee to be part of the final slate of candidates.

NOVEMBER 20

Final slate of Officer/Director At-Large candidates added to Annual Meeting Board agenda and posted on USHJA website

DECEMBER 6-10

Officer/Director At-Large election is held during the 2020 USHJA Annual Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, Dec. 6-10