Three areas held contested elections.Area I re-elected director, Bruce Abbott of Oswego, New York.Phyllis Hopwood of Palmer, Nebraska, retained her seat as Area VI director.
ASPC, Inc., would also like to congratulate Mike Mounts of Grove City, Ohio, who participated in uncontested election for Area II, Jac-Lynn Tyler or Woodville, Wisconsin, who participated in an uncontested election for Area IV and Julie Mabie of Aptos, California, who participated in an uncontested election for Area VII.
All board members were seated during the 2016 National Convention and Annual Meeting held in San Antonio, TX, November 10-12, 2016. In addition to those directors elected, the 2017 Board of Directors include Area I - William (Bill) Eperthener, Area II – Thomas (Bud) Stephenson, Area III – Mary Wahl & Donna Phillips, Area IV – Jason Prince, Area V – Belinda Bagby & Glen Russell, Area VI – Renee Bush, Area 7 – S. Eric Tani, and Area 8 – Rob Crater & Syndi Kanzler.
The Board of Director’s re-elected Jac-Lynn Tyler for President for 2017. 1st Vice President elected for 2017 is Rob Crater. 2nd Vice President elected for 2017 is Mike Mounts. These board members make up the Executive Committee of the American Shetland Pony, Inc.
The American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., includes the American Shetland Pony Club, American Miniature Horse Registry and American Show Pony Registry. It is a non-profit organization established to preserve and refine the bloodlines of the small equine they represent and promote the enjoyment and education of these wonderful animals. Recognized as the oldest and most versatile registry in the United States, the American Shetland Pony Club, Inc., offers a variety of programs for Shetland Pony and Miniature Horse enthusiasts of all ages.Visit their website at www.shetlandminiature.com or 81-B East Queenwood Road, Morton, IL 61550.