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November 5, 2020


2021 Candidates for the APHA Board of Directors announced


Diane Alves of Ballico, California, has been involved with APHA since her childhood. An APHA member for more than 30 years, Diane grew up showing in APHA as a Youth and learned the work dedication and ethics she uses today in all aspects of her life.  She and her husband have been involved in the breeding side of APHA too, as well as in regional participation in a variety of disciplines.
Diane, who manages operations for a telemonitoring Health company, has been an APHA State Director from California since 2013. She’s has served on a number of committees. Involved with the San Joaquin Paint Horse Club from its inception, Diane has also been involved with the California Coordinating Committee to help advocate collaboration between all California clubs.

Monika Hagen of Haldenwang, Bavaria, Germany, has been involved with Paint Horses for more than 30 years and is a lifetime APHA member. With the support of her husband, Georg, and three children, Monika has owned, raised and shown Paint Horses since 1995.  In 2000, Monika was elected as a regional leader of Paint Horse Club Germany, and as the club’s president for four years, she was instrumental in managing the European Paint Horse Championship Show.
In addition, as manager of the family business, SQ Quality Horses, she has imported hundreds of horses from the US and Canada and bred more than 100 registered Paints that have gone on to successful careers.  Her APHA leadership experience began in 2000 and progressed to serving as Chair of the International Committee from 2015 to 2020.

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 to 1999 and during that tenure, the Association marked unprecedented milestones such as retiring the debt on the Meacham property, purchasing the APHA bronze ‘Legacy of Color’ and maintain the appropriate cash balanced in APHA’s investment accounts that helped secure APHA’s health in the present and future.  He served as Chair or Vice Chair on several major committees and on numerous special service committees and groups.
Pat has over 40 years experience in Construction Management and is knowledgeable of all the required aspects when managing a successful business.  He has experience in the organization, funds management, regulations, legal, and banking and profitability.  He is also experienced in retail, advertising and business promotion and marketing.

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The Hall of Fame selection committee will be accepting nominations to the 2022 Hall of Fame class.  The deadline for receipt of nominations is postmarked by December 1, 2020.  Nominate a person or a horse.  Nominations are held for consideration for five years.
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Director Resources

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20           Judge Emeritus Applications due
Judge Applications due
Paint Professional Horsemen of the Year award nominations due
26-27th  APHA office closed (Thanksgiving)
30th      Stallion Breeding Reports must be postmarked on or before this date
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1st         Deadline for nominations to Hall of Fame


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