|Call for Nominations 2009 Dressage Canada Committee Director-at-Large Election||| Print ||
July 24, 2008 — The 2009 Dressage Canada Committee Director-at-Large Election gets underway, with the call for nominations, starting on August 1 and continuing until September 5, 2008.
The Dressage Canada Committee (DCC) develops and manages its programs through a number of technical committees. The objectives of Dressage Canada are to foster the growth of dressage and the pursuit of excellence in the sport at the local, national and international levels. The DCC consists of seven elected members, six directors-at-large elected from the senior affiliates of Dressage Canada and one athlete representative elected by their peers through the Dressage Canada Athletes Council made up of the current list of short and long listed athletes prepared each year. A minimum of two director-at-large positions are opened each year.
The DCC currently has the following Director-at-Large positions to fill
Dressage Canada senior affiliates are encouraged to play an active role in deciding the individuals that will shape the future of Dressage in Canada by voting. Nominee biographies and ballot packages will be mailed by September 19, 2008 to all current senior Dressage Canada affiliates in good standing as of August 1, 2008. Ballots must be returned and received at the address indicated on the ballot by the deadline of October 24. The results of the election will be announced during the Dressage Canada Reception at the 2008 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Additional information on the reception can be found on the Dressage Canada website as it becomes available. The Royal Winter Fair takes place November 7–16, 2008 in Toronto, ON.
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 and qualifying criteria, sport development, publications and awards. For more information about Dressage Canada, please visit the Dressage section of the Equine Canada site.