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September 28, 2009 — The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2009 elections for Committee members.

As one nomination was received for each of the positions that were open, nominated candidates were elected via acclamation.

The composition of the CEC in 2010 is as follows
Peggy Hambly  
Third term 2009–2011  
Athlete Development                     
Debbie Dorosh   
First term 2009–2011
Officials & Rules                                 
Jo Young  
Second term 2009–2011
Pam Macintosh
Second term 2009–2011
Ian Roberts
Elected via acclamation for first term 2010–2012
High Performance                               Grit High    
Elected via acclamation for third term 2010–2012
Kurt Thoms Elected via acclamation for second term 2010–2012   
Julie Johannson Elected via acclamation for second term 2010–2012 
Congress Vice Chair                    
Charles Baudinet
Elected via acclamation for third term 2010–2012  
Elite Riders Representative            Samantha Taylor
Elected by Elite Riders' Association
Elite Riders Representative                  
Kyle Carter Elected by Elite Riders' Association
Equine Canada, Manager Eventing, Fleur Tipton (ex officio)
Consultant, Marketing and Fundraising, Greg Paull 

The CEC welcomes new committee member Ian Roberts of Port Perry, ON, as chair of the Coaching Committee. Ian is a former Olympic and National Team member, high performance competitor and Ontario Junior/Young Rider Team coach for many years.  Ian is a NCCP certified Level 3 Eventing Coach, and he brings a wealth of knowledge to the coaching program.

The CEC acknowledges, with thanks, Charles Baudinet, Grit High and Julie Johannson for agreeing to serve another term on the committee.

The CEC expresses sincere gratitude to outgoing committee member Lynne Larsen (Coaching Committee) for her years of voluntary service and commitment to the eventing program.

About Canadian Eventing

Canadian Eventing is a committee of Equine Canada responsible for the sport of eventing in Canada from the grassroots to the international level. The Canadian Eventing Committee is comprised of 12 members, including two rider representatives elected by the Elite Riders Association. Directed by the Strategic Plan for Eventing, all Eventing activities are administered by this committee via six sub-committees with the support of an eventing manager based at the Equine Canada office in Ottawa. For more information about Canadian Eventing, visit www.equinecanda.ca and select disciplines then Eventing.
About Equine Canada

Equine Canada is Canada’s national governing body for equestrianism.  A member-driven, charitable institution, it is the executive branch of the Canadian Equestrian Team, and the national authority for equestrian competition; the national voice for recreational riders; and the national association for equine welfare, breeding, and industry.  Equine Canada is recognised by the Government of Canada, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), and the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national organisation representing equestrian sport and equine interests. For more information about Equine Canada, please visit equinecanada.ca