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March 26, 2009 — Dressage Canada is pleased to announce the 2009 Dressage Canada Board (DCB). The DCB is defined as the discipline committee for dressage, charged with governance, support and management of all discipline related activities for the Canadian dressage community. As such, the DCB has some broad responsibilities that encompass different tasks.
 
At the Equine Canada annual convention in February, Sue Rothgeb, of Green Valley, ON, was elected as the Chair of Dressage Canada.

“2009 is a very exciting year for Dressage Canada,” said Rothgeb, who is a longtime volunteer for Canadian dressage at all levels of the sport, retired FEI dressage judge and current Senior Equine Canada dressage judge. “Several Dressage Canada programs beginning this year will improve Canada’s position in the world in dressage.”

The DCB consists of seven members:
  • six directors-at-large elected from the affiliate membership of Dressage Canada, and
  • one athlete representative identified by the Dressage Canada Athletes’ Council.
The immediate past chair or co-chair(s) is a non-active and non-voting member(s) of the DCB who may be consulted as required.

2009 Dressage Canada Board

Chair—Sue Rothgeb (2008-2009)
Athlete Rep—Annaliese Farber (2009)
Kim Goodyear (2009-2010)
Kerri McGregor (2008-2010)
Elizabeth McMullen (2008-2009)
Claire Milton (2008-2009)
Lisa Hossack-Scott (2009-2011)


About Dressage Canada

Dressage Canada, as a committee of Equine Canada, is the National governing body for Dressage in Canada. Dressage Canada's objective is to foster the growth of Dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. Dressage Canada provides support and guidance to both amateur and professional through the following programs: coaching education and programs, officials’ education and programs, rules & qualifying criteria, sport development, publications & awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site.

About Equine Canada

Equine Canada is a member-based association that represents, promotes and services Canada's equine community and industry. Its core areas of activity involve sport, equine health and welfare, education and safety, governance and marketing, representation and communication. Equine Canada is recognized by Sport Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Coaching Association of Canada as the national organization representing equestrian sport and equine interests in Canada. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit equinecanada.ca.