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October 7, 2010 — The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2010 elections for Committee members.

For the position of Chair, two candidates were nominated, and an election was held electronically using the system created for the annual Equine Canada Board of Directors election for the Director-at-Large. The successful candidate was Peggy Hambly, who was elected to serve a third term.

The composition of the CEC in 2011 is as follows
  Peggy Hambly
  Elected for Third term 2011–2013
Athlete Development     
  Martha Griggs
  Elected via acclamation for First term 2011–2013
Officials & Rules      
  Jo Young
  Elected via acclimation for Third term 2011–2013
Secretary   Pam Macintosh
  Elected via acclimation for Third term 2011–2013
Coaching   Ian Roberts
  First term 2010–2012
High Performance        
  Grit High
  Third term 2010–2012
Finance     Kurt Thoms
  Second term 2010–2012
Competitions   Julie Johannson
  Second term 2010–2012
Congress Vice Chair   Charles Baudinet 
  Third term 2010–2012
Elite Riders Representative   To be confirmed
  Elected by Elite Riders' Association
Elite Riders Representative   Kyle Carter 
  Elected by Elite Riders' Association
Equine Canada, Manager Eventing,  Fleur Tipton (ex officio)

The CEC welcomes new committee member Martha Griggs of Kettleby, ON, as chair of the Athlete Development Committee. Griggs is a former Olympic and national team member and NCCP Level 3 Eventing coach as well as a member of the task force developing the new NCCP High Performance 1 Coaching certification program for eventing. 

The CEC acknowledges, with thanks, the two candidates nominated for the position of Chair of the CEC as well as Jo Young and Pam Macintosh for agreeing to serve another term on the committee.

The CEC expresses sincere gratitude to outgoing committee member Debbie Dorosh (Athlete Development 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