Ashley Griffin, Mike Holloway and Jamie Howard were elected to the APHA Board of Directors for three-year terms. The election took place February 27 as part of the 2022 APHA Convention & 60th Anniversary Celebration in Fort Worth, Texas. These new members expand the APHA Board of Directors to a total of 10, en route to achieving the full 12-member Board in 2023.
The 2022 APHA Board of Director members are:
- President Melanie Cox-Dayhuff, Knightstown, Indiana
- President-Elect David Lands, Gloucester, Virginia
- Board Member Sandy Jirkovsky, Whitesboro, Texas
- Board Member Kelly Chapman, Bellevue, Michigan
- Board Member Monika Hagen, Haldenwang, Germany
- Board Member Diane Alves, Ballico, California
- Board Member Ashley Griffin, Owenton, Kentucky
- Board Member Mike Holloway, Brandon, Mississippi
- Board Member Jamie Howard, Wayne, Oklahoma
- Immediate Past President Alison Umberger, Broad Run, Virginia
Two spots were also open for the 2022 Nominating & Leadership Development Committee, and state directors elected Diane Paris and Lisa LaPlace to fill those positions.
The 2022 Nominating & Leadership Development Committee features: Chairman Alison Umberger, Broad Run, Virginia; and members Melanie Cox-Dayhuff, Knightstown, Indiana; David Lands, Gloucester, Virginia; Tom Crowley, Kellogg, Minnesota; Carla Perri, Cochranville, Pennsylvania; Laurie Roden, Phoenix, Arizona; Craig Wood, Owenton, Kentucky; Diane Paris, Stephenville, Texas; and Lisa LaPlace, Perrin, Texas.
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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded in 1962. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.