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Election Procedures

Affiliate Procedures for Appointees to USEF Councils

USEF Bylaw 311 provides that each affiliate with representation on a USEF Council shall publish to its membership its procedures for the designation of its representative(s) to the International Disciplines Council or National Breeds and Disciplines Council of the Federation, and provide the procedures to the Federation. The following are election procedures of those Affiliates with seats on the 2014 USEF Councils.

International Disciplines Council

American Driving Society – The current President of the ADS serves as the Council appointee.

American Endurance Ride Council - AERC International, a committee of AERC, recommended the appointee and a motion was presented during the AERC Board meeting and approved by unanimous vote.

American Vaulting Association – The AVA President held a seat on the USEF Board, and now, alternately, the seat on the USEF International Disciplines Council.

USA Reining – Appointed by the President of USA Reining.

United States Dressage Federation – Appointed by the USDF Executive Board.

United States Eventing Association – Nominated by the USEA President in consultation with the USEA Executive Committee and the USEA Nominating Committee, and approved by the USEA Board of Governors at its annual meeting.

United States Hunter Jumper Association (Jumper) – Elected by the USHJA Board of Directors.

United States Para-Equestrian Association – Appointed by the President and Executive Director of the United States Para-Equestrian Association.

National Breeds and Disciplines Council

Arabian Horse Association – Appointed by the AHA Executive Committee.

American Morgan Horse Association – Appointed by the AMHA President and confirmed by the full AMHA Board.

American Saddlebred Horse Association – Appointed by the ASHA Board of Directors.

United States Hunter Jumper Association (Hunter) – Elected by the USHJA Board of Directors.

National Breeds and Disciplines Council Advisory Group

American Connemara Pony Society – Appointed by the President of the ACPS.

American Hackney Horse Association – Appointed by the President of the AHHA.

American Road Horse and Pony Association – Appointed by the President of the ARHPA.

American Shetland Pony Club – Appointed by the President of the ASPC.

International Andalusian and Lusitano Horse Association – Appointed by the President of the IALHA.

International Friesian Show Horse Association – Appointed by the President of the IFSHA.

National Show Horse Registry – Appointed by the President of the NSHR.

Paso Fino Horse Association – Appointed by the President of the PFHA.

Welsh Pony and Cob Society – Appointed by the President of the WPCSA.

Western Committee – The Chairperson of the Western Committee serves as the Committee’s appointee to the Advisory Group seat.

Western Dressage Association of America – The current President of the WDAA serves as the appointee.