Kentucky Horse Council Seeks Executive Director

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May 30, 2013 -- The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is seeking a new Executive Director following the retirement of Ginny Grulke.

“The Kentucky Horse Council is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community,” stated the organizations mission statement.

“We are a collaboration of horse owners and enthusiasts within the state of Kentucky who realize that much more can be accomplished as a group of interested equestrians and owners, than any one of us can do alone.

“The Horse Council is multi-breed and multi-discipline oriented; we support and assist every equine endeavor and breed from miniature horses to draft horses; race horses to backyard pets; 4-H and Pony Club participants; and individuals who are professionals in an equine business as well as those who enjoy their horses for a hobby and relaxation.”

Following is some information about the position. For a complete job description visit the Kentucky Horse Council website.

The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for KHC staff, programs, expansion, and execution of KHC mission. With the chair, the Executive Director will enable the Board to fulfill its governance function.

Responsibilities include program development, administration, membership support, board relations, external relations and communications, budget and finance, legislative relations, and staff oversight.

This is a full-time position with specified benefits based in Lexington, Kentucky. Travel is required about 30% of the time. Position is now open, so submit your resume and cover letter to Kentucky Horse Council Board President Anna Zinkhon at anna.zinkhon@fuse.net. Deadline for applications is June 21, 2013.