New York State Horse Council ...NYSCH

JOIN US – Volunteers or Nominations

As a statewide non profit organization supporting horses, the NYSHC is eligible to get grants; can help fund educational events, and has worked with legislators, Dept of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) in Albany.  IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND GET SOMETHING DONE, NYSHC CAN HELP YOU.

The following director positions will be up for election this year for 2020.  NYSHC also needs more volunteers.  There are usually 4 - 5 board of directors meetings per year, 2 - 3 in Binghamton, 2 teleconferences, and one annual membership meeting that moves around the state.
These are the people helping horse people and activities in NY.  State Issues: Equine limited liability legislation; reduced tolls for horse trailers on NYS Thruway; horse boarding eligible for agricultural tax exemption; improvements to NYS Fairgrounds horse show facilities; trail planning by DEC, OPRHP and local.  Recreational activities: Brookfield Fall Pleasure Ride, Competitive Trail Ride clinic and ride.  Educational:  Annual general membership meeting, supporting Equus film festival in NYC, and clinics. Chapters of the NYSHC operate clinics and trail rides, and the WNY EquiFest in Hamburg NY.  Website nyshc.org provides listing of horse related businesses and horse trails in NY state.

Please contact me to volunteer or to nominate someone for a position up for election.   
Susan Knauer
Nominations Committee Chair    
sdknauer1@gmail.com
585 413 3775

Incumbents up for re-election named below.  Regions described on website nyshc.org under News/Events, click Chapter News.
Regional Vice President:
Northern: Karen Lassell

Directors:
Capital: 2 vacant
Finger Lakes: 2 vacant
Mid Hudson: 1 vacant
Northern: Chauntel Gilliland
Southern Tier: 2 vacant
Committee Chairs and members:
Fall Pleasure Ride
Membership Chair
Newsletter – needed for 2020

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