Pat Newman of Springfield, Illinois, has been involved with Paint Horses and been a life member since 1978. He proudly served on the APHA Executive Committee from 1994 – 2001, including tenure as APHA President in 1999; during that tenure, Pat helped APHA accomplish unprecedented milestones such as retiring the debt on the Meacham property, purchasing the APHA ‘Legacy of Color’ bronze and maintaining the appropriate cash balanced in APHA’s investment accounts that helped secure APHA’s health in the present and future. He served as chairman or vice chairman of several APHA advisory committees and on numerous special service committees and groups.
Pat has over 40 years experience in construction management and is knowledgeable of all aspects in managing a successful business. He has experience in the APHA organization, funds management, regulations, legal, and banking and profitability. He is also experienced in retail, advertising and business promotion and marketing.