In 2023, USHJA will conduct a Board of Directors election for President, and the first phase of that important process begins with you! Senior Active and Senior Education/Non-Competing Members may nominate candidates for President from April 14 to May 1, through their USHJA member account.
USHJA Leadership Composition and Selection
The term of service for USHJA President is four years. The term of the current President expires at the conclusion of the 2024 Annual Meeting. The President-Elect selected in the September 2023 election will commence their term as President in December 2024, following a 15-month transition period
Candidates are nominated by members during the designated nomination period (April 14–May 1), and the Nominating Committee uses these nominations to identify a recommended slate of candidates. For the 2023 election, nominations will be accepted for the position of President
USHJA Board of Directors
The Board aims to be balanced in composition, consisting of individuals capable of providing non-equestrian related business experience, in addition to those with deep Hunter and Jumper discipline knowledge and experience.
A. Prior USHJA governance experience is required for this position. Candidates for USHJA President must have served on the USHJA Board of Directors within the previous eight (8) years and must have served as a USHJA Committee member within the previous eight (8) years, as per Policy BOD104.
A. Nominations remain confidential throughout the process. The final Nominating Committee-approved voting slate of candidates for President will be released in early August.
A. Yes. You may nominate yourself for President, provided you meet the criteria and qualifications.