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The American Quarter Horse AssociationJune 24, 2013
The 2013-2014 AQHYA national officers and regional directors at the 2013 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar. (Journal photo)
American Quarter Horse Youth Association members elected the 2013-2014 AQHYA national officers and regional directors at the 2013 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar June 20-22 in Amarillo.
AQHYA national officers and directors were elected by their peers after campaigning throughout the first days of YES. Candidates elected for the national officer and regional director positions will serve from June 2013 through June 2014.
The newly elected AQHYA officers are:
AQHYA President Austin Halvorson of Guthrie, Oklahoma
AQHYA Vice President Kalee McCann of Walnut Grove, Mississippi
AQHYA Secretary Lizzy Koons of Fairfield, Pennsylvania
AQHYA Treasurer Mary Claire Cornett of Purvis, Mississippi
AQHYA Sentinel Austin Bond of Norwalk, Iowa
The new directors, listed by region, are:
Cheyenne Adams of Parker, Washington
Codi Uecker of Lewistown, Montana
Ashley Hamling of Columbus, Nebraska
Ashley Anderson of Firth, Nebraska
Austin Bond of Norwalk, Iowa
Paige Wacker of Hutchinson, Minnesota
Brock Murphy of Jackson, Missouri
Sammie Johnson of Bridgeport, West Virginia
Lindsay Brush of New Albany, Ohio
Lauren Diaz of Heath, Ohio
Lizzy Koons of Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Mark Mowbray of Rhodesdale, Maryland
Mary Huddleston of Farmville, Virginia
Eliza Cardwell of Granby, Connecticut
Kelsey Brooks of Winchendon, Maine
Brianna Blomgren of Brimfield, Massachusetts
Monica Hamm of Phoenix
Fallon Eaton of Las Vegas
Charlotte Green of Desert Hot Springs, California
Austin Halvorson of Guthrie, Oklahoma
Ann Elizabeth Tebow of Piedmont, Oklahoma
Phillip Alden of Amarillo
Kalee McCann of Walnut Grove, Mississippi
Mary Claire Cornett of Purvis, Mississippi
Shelby Layne Ridgway of Benton, Arkansas
Elizabeth Ellis of McDonough, Georgia
Brianne Bielecki of Loganville, Georgia
Drew Smith of Palmetto, Florida
The Youth Excellence Seminar is an opportunity for AQHYA members to meet new people and have fun learning about leadership. This year’s seminar was full of amazing opportunities, exciting activities and inspiring speakers focused on youth.
For more information on the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar, visit www.aqha.com/aqhya.
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