Regional Championships Committee

Mission

To promote and recognize the pursuit of excellence by providing a showcase competition that meets established quality standards for riders within each USDF region.

Goals

  1. Establish and update guidelines for qualifying as needed.
  2. Educate championship management.
  3. Provide recognition and rewards.
  4. Promote the championships.
  5. Increase the number of participants.

Objectives

  • Review USDF's current policy regarding the amount of grant money awarded to competition management teams hosting a regional championship competition.
  • Review USDF's awards ceremony protocol regarding horses being presented in-hand.
  • Review and clarify stabling requirements for Great American Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships.
  • Review any impacts regarding the qualifying fee change.
  • Review trends regarding multiple competitions held on the same weekend versus one competition held over a weekend.
  • Members

    Position/RegionName/EmailPhone/Fax
    Chair (4) Joyce T Hardesty(913) 424-4773 / () -
    Advisor (2) Lisa J Gorretta(216) 406-5475 / () -
    Liaison (2) Krystina J Wright(859) 271-7895 / (859) 971-7722
    Member (1) Elisabeth H Williams(267) 250-2685 / () -
    Member (1) Janine W Malone(919) 269-7307 / () -
    Member (2) Susan Posner(859) 271-3023 / () -
    Member (3) Anneliese Vogt-Harber(404) 218-2550 / () -
    Member (3) Roberta C Williams(740) 272-5549 / () -
    Member (4) Jean Kraus(573) 592-4298 / () -
    Member (5) Kay L Lorenzen(602) 789-7782 / (602) 896-8552
    Member (6) Marinea C. St. Amand(360) 929-2601 / (360) 240-4535
    Member (7) Anne B Howard(831) 728-5004 / () -
    Member (8) Susan K McKeown(508) 459-9209 / (508) 459-9209
    Member (9) Carolyn VandenBerg(210) 215-2423 / () -