Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Eventing Committee (CEC) is pleased to announce the results of the 2008 elections for Committee members one nomination was received for each of the positions that were open, nominated candidates were elected via acclamation.

The composition of the 2009 CEC is as follows:

Chair                                    Peggy Hambly          Elected via acclamation for third term 2009–2011

Athlete Development              Debbie Dorosh         Elected via acclamation for first term 2009–2011

Officials & Rules                     Jo Young                 Elected via acclamation for second term 2009–2011

Secretary                              Pam Macintosh         Elected via acclamation for second term 2009–2011 

Coaching                               Lynne Larsen           Third term 2008–2010

High Performance                  Grit High                  Second term 2008–2010

Finance                                 Kurt Thoms              First term 2008–2010

Competitions                         Julie Johannson        First term 2008–2010

Congress Vice Chair               Charles Baudinet      Second term 2008 -2010) 

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 — Communications      Anthony Trollope

The CEC welcomes new committee member Debbie Dorosh as chair of the Athlete Development Committee. Dorosh, of Victoria, BC, has been actively involved in the BC Young Rider Program since 1999 and a member of the Canadian Eventing Athlete Development Committee since 2004.  Dorosh will chair the Athlete Development Committee meeting November 2008.

The CEC acknowledges, with thanks, Peggy Hambly, Pam Macintosh and Jo Young for agreeing to serve another term on the committee.

The CEC expresses sincere gratitude to outgoing committee member Linda Plank (Athlete Development) for her years of voluntary service and commitment to the eventing program.