Board of Directors

Members: Dr. Rosanne Palermo President, Marquis Laude Vice President,Mathew Jenkins Director, Eric Smith Treasurer,
Angie DePuydt Director, Allison Thomas Secretary, Charlotte Dumford Director

Inspection Committee

Members: Jo Clough-Chair, Marquis Laude-Board Liaison, Tricia Kastens, Jancy Morgan, Annie Muilwijk ,Meets Monthly

Inspection Committee 8.13.19.pdf

FHANA Inspection Committee Meeting Minutes 09.10.19.pdf

Inspection Committee 11.12.19

Inspection Committee 12.11.19

Inspection Committee 2.4.20

Editorial Committee

Members: John Dumford-Chair, Laurie Bell-Editor, Charlotte Dumford-Board Liaison, Linda Hawkins, Annette Carpenter, Danielle Barrasso, Dr. Kirk Steehler

Editorial Committee Minutes_05SEP19.pdf

Editorial Committee Minutes 24OCT19

Editorial Committee Minutes 12.4.19

Editorial Committee Minutes 1.23.20

Editorial Committee Minutes 3.5.20

Marketing Committee

Members: Willem Vanderkooi-Chair, Mathew Jenkins-Board Liaison, Ruth Page,Mark McGowan

Meets Quarterly

Marketing Committee Minutes 7.9.19.pdf

Marketing Committee Minutes_13AUG19_V2.pdf

Marketing Committee Minutes 4NOV19

Finance Committee

Members: Amy Rogala-Hobbs-Chair, Eric Smith-Board Liaison, Linda Hawkins, Jennifer Frey, Jack Vanderkooy, Beatrice Whiteley

Meets as needed

Finance Committee 11.1.19

Education Committee

Members: Lisa Baker-Chair, Angie DePuydt-Board Liaison, Michelle Sweigart, Sharon Bechler, Will Bron, Elise Tilmann

Educational Classes: Caron Osborn, Tracey Estes

Meets Quarterly

Mission Statement: To support and enhance the general health and longevity of the Friesian Horse

Education Committee 10.17.19

Education Committee 11.14.19

Sports Committee

Members: Gail Aumiller-Chair, Charlotte Dumford Board Liaison, Erin Miley, Sharon Bechler, Amy Kroll, Marita Floryn, Pam Groom, Teresa Guest

Meets as needed

horse of the year program.pdf

Sports Committee 10.28.19

Mare Show-East/West

Members: East Chair-Rebecca Eccard, West Chair-Sharon Bechler, Mathew Jenkins-Board Liaison, Kylee Deemers, Tiffany Vanderkooi, Mark McGowan, Amy Kroll


Rules and Regulations Committee

Members: Marquis Laude, Charlotte Dumford

Meets as needed


Annual General Meeting

Members: Danielle Piascik-Chair, Allison Thomas-Board Liaison, Pam Groom, Rebecca Eccard


ABFP/Stallion Testing Committee

Members: Sharon Bechler-Chair, Dr. Rosanne Palermo Board Liaison

ABFP/Stallion Committee 1.17.20


Membership Committee

Members: Marvel Jeffcoat Chair, Mathew Jenkins-Board Liaison, Amy Rogala-Hobbs, Beatrice Whiteley, Joni Shimp, Elissa Kroll



Breeding Committee

Members: Ruth Baugh-Chair, Allison Thomas-Board Liaison, Lana Markey, Marita Floryn, Lisa Baker, Charlotte Dumford, Darcy Safrin

Breeding Committee 11.12.18.pdf


Breeding Committee 11.25.19

Breeding Committee 12.30.19

FHANA Member Council (FMC)

Members: Sharon Bechler Chairperson, Joann Clough-Liaison, Angie DePuydt Board Liaison

FHANA FMC Meeting Minutes October 16, 2019

FHANA FMC Meeting Minutes November 13, 2019

FHANA FMC Meeting Minutes January 22, 2020


Member Council Committee

Members: Will Bron (term expires 2022), Gerben Steenbeek (term expires 2020), Ted Vanderkooi (term expires 2019), Marquis Laude Board Liaison

KFPS Member Council Spring Session Recap_15JUN18 r1.pdf


Committee Chairperson are appointed by the president of the Association. Committee assignments are done on an annual basis and are done by the committee chairperson. If you are interested in volunteering on a committee, please contact the FHANA office.

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