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International Andalusian & Lusitano Horse Association

2022 Elections

It is time for IALHA Elections! All our regions and interests need representation on the governing body of the IALHA, so PLEASE CONSIDER SERVING on the BOARD OF DIRECTORS, REGISTRY BOARD, or AUDIT BOARD.

NOMINATIONS for the 2022 election cycle will begin on June 15th and close July 31st.

Some things to know:

  • Any Full Member, 19 years old or older, owning a purebred or half-Andalusian is eligible to run for any Board Regional Director position.  Eligibility for officers and registry board positions differs slightly.  Detailed descriptions of each role may be found in our bylaws. Read a summary here.
  • A person must be a voting (Full) member of IALHA at the time they are nominated for an elected seat. People who are not members at the time of nomination may renew their membership and then request to be re-nominated and/or nominate themselves.
  • The Board of Directors meets quarterly. Attendance at the first board meeting each year (usually held in January in the Dallas, TX area) is required in person.  The remaining (typically quarterly) meetings may be attended remotely by videoconference.
  • For all positions chosen in this election, the term will begin on January 1, 2023, for the length indicated.
  • Self-nominations ARE allowed. Anonymous nominations are NOT permitted.

The following Board OFFICER positions are open for nominations:

  • President (two-year term)
  • Vice President (one-year term)
  • Treasurer (one-year term; normally a two-year, but will be a one-year this time in order to return to alternating with the president’s term)
  • Secretary (one year term)
  • Show Chair (one-year term)

The following REGIONAL DIRECTOR positions are open for nominations:

Region 1: CA 2: one-year term & two-year term
Region 2: AK, HI, ID, OR, WA, British Columbia, NW Territory, Nunavut, Yukon1: two-year term
Region 3: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI, Ontario2: one-year term & two-year term
Region 4: AZ, CO, KS, MT, ND, NE, NV, SD, UT, WY, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan2: one-year term & two-year term
Region 5: AR, LA, NM, OK, TX, Mexico1: two-year term
Region 6: CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, MN, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV, Manitoba, Quebec;2: one-year term & two-year term
Region 7: AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, South America2: one-year term & two-year term
At Large Director2: one-year term & two-year term


The following REGISTRY BOARD positions are open for nominations:

  • 1- year term
  • 3 – year term


The following AUDIT BOARD positions are open for nominations:

  • 1- year term
  • 3 – year term

The 2022 Nominations Window will open June 15, 2022 and officially close at 11:59, Pacific Time, on July 31.
No additional nominations will be accepted after that date.

For further information on these positions, email Elections chair Amanda Latta-Portillo.

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