Director’s Corner

AHA Board of Directors Meeting Report

The AHA Board of Directors met on Zoom May 16, 2022. 

A brief recap follows. 

President Johnson introduced new staff member Kim Killsley. She will be the AHA Human Resource Director.  

Executive Director, Stan Morey indicated the AHA building located in Denver was under contract and $100,000 in earnest monies had been received. Closing is hopeful for end of July. AHA is still working on finding a new location. 

Mary Smith will be stepping away from her role as Region 10 director. She has been appointed as the Assistant to the Judges and Steward commissioner, Mary Jane Brown. We welcome Toni Marie O’Daniel as the new Region 10 Director. 

Stan Morey, spoke in regards to the lawsuit filed against AHA by the Purebred Arabian Trust. The two parties met in mediation but no agreement was reached. A trial date has been set for sometime in December of 2022. 

A Communication Plan is underway and work is being completed for an AHA updated computer system. A member demographic survey has been distributed to AHA members. Please complete so AHA can have your input. 

AHA Convention is scheduled for Nov 9-12,2022 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Early bird registration is September 15, 2022, with final deadline of October 15. 

Hotel Reservations can be found here.

The AHA staff has worked hard on making this an exciting “in person”convention. 

President Johnson closed the meeting wishing us well and encouraging us to enjoy the horse show season before us.