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From L-R: Ed Anderson, Pat Osenga, Deanna O'Keefe, Ben Grandstaff, Dolores Kurzeja, Jan Thompson, Shelene Mitchell, Denise Kurtz, Laurie Kristoff

Please welcome Pat Osenga from Wisconsin as your new IBHA President and Jan Thompson from Iowa as the Vice President!  Both Pat and Jan have many years of experience, both on the charter level and at the national level.  Also please welcome Ms. Shelene (Sam) Mitchell - pictured at right - as an Executive Commitee member. Sam is from Utah

​​​WELFARE:        
CHAIR: TAMIE GRANDSTAFF, OH

SEC: JUDI HANDEL, OH
EXEC. LIASON: PAT OSENGA, WI
MEMBERS: TODD FOLTZ, WI

                 JULIA SHAW, VT

                 LAURIE KRISTOFF, IL

                 LORI WILSON, MI

                 GEORGE LYTLE, IL


WORLD SHOW:                               
CHAIR: RICK KURZEJA, IN
SEC: CATHY OYSTER, KY
MEMBERS: DOLORES KURZEJA, IN
                     DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN
                     DENISE KURTZ, IN

YOUTH ACTIVITY:
CHAIR: SANDY ANDERSON, WI   
VICE CHAIR: CLYDE PLETCHER, MI
EXEC. LIASON: DOLORES KURZEJA, IN
MEMBERS: ANN GROTZKE, WI
                   JUDY PLETCHER, MI

                   JULIA SHAW, VT

                   LORI WILSON, MI
                   MICHELE ZIMMERMAN, WI

                   LISA OLNEY, MI

YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND:
PRESIDENT: LAURIE KRISTOFF, IL

VICE PRES: PAT OSENGA, WI
TREAS/SEC: DENISE KURTZ, IN
DIRECTORS: JUDI HANDEL, OH
                       SHELENE MITCHELL, UT

                       TINA VINCENT, IL

 

QUEENS:
Co-CHAIR: DENISE KURTZ, IN
Co- CHAIR: JUDI HANDEL, OH

EXEC. LIASON: PAT OSENGA, WI
MEMBERS: SARAH LYND, IA

                   JULIA ADAMS, VT

​                   BARBARA ROBINSON, IN

                   JENNA VSETECKA, IA

REGISTRATION:                                CHAIR: DOLORES KURZEJA, IN

DIR. OF RESEARCH: DALE PFORR, WI
REGISTRAR: DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN
MEMBERS:    DAN VINCENT, IL
                   PAT OSENGA, WI

SHOW & CONTEST:                   
CHAIR: DAN GRUNEWALD, WI
VICE CHAIR: TAMIE GRANDSTAFF, OH
SEC: SHELENE MITCHELL, UT
EXEC. LIASON: BEN GRANDSTAFF, OH
MEMBERS: ED ANDERSON, WI

                    TODD FOLTZ, WI

                    BUTCH WATSON, AR
                    BETTY KOWALSKI, WI

​                    TERESA ADKINS, ME

                    PAT OSENGA, WI


SPONSORSHIP:    
CHAIR: BOB SNEED, PA
MEMBERS: DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN


HALL OF FAME:

CHAIR: MICHELLE ZIMMERMAN, WI

VICE CHAIR: JULIA ADAMS, VT

EXEC LIASON: DOLORES KURZEJA, IN

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2020 IBHA COMMITTEES

AMATEUR:
CHAIR: ANN GROTZKE, WI
VICE CHAIR: SHELENE MITCHELL, UT
SEC: MICHELE ZIMMERMAN, WI
EXEC LIASON:
 JAN THOMPSON, IA
MEMBERS:  SUSAN DUFFY, WI

                  SARAH LYND, MN

                  BRIANNE MATHEWS, OH


CONVENTION:
CHAIR: DENISE KURTZ, IN
VICE CHAIR: DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN
MEMBERS: JUDI HANDEL, OH
                DOLORES KURZEJA, IN

​                BRIANNE MATHEWS, OH

                    
JUDGES:
CHAIR: TODD FOLTZ
VICE CHAIR: DAN GRUNEWALD

SECRETARY: JAN THOMPSON, IA
EXEC. LIASON: DOUG LASOTA, AZ
MEMBERS: WAYNE HIPSLEY, KY

                    LAURIE KRISTOFF, IL

                    BUTCH WATSON, AR
                    DENISE KURTZ, IN

                    DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN
                    

                 


MINIATURE:

CHAIR: LORI WILSON, MI
SEC: JUDY PLETCHER, MI
EXEC. LIASON: ED ANDERSON, WI
MEMBERS: MIKE ADAMS, IL
                   LISA OLNEY, MI
                   CLYDE PLETCHER, MI

CARMEN KELLENBARGER PORTER, OH
                  
JEFFREY SHOWERMAN, MI

                  BUTCH WATSON, AR


PRESIDENT: PAT OSENGA, WI

EXEC. VICE PRES:  JAN THOMPSON, IA        EXEC. COM MEM: ED ANDERSON, WI

EXEC. COM MEM: BEN GRANDSTAFF, OH

EXEC. COM MEM: LAURIE KRISTOFF, IL      

EXEC. COM MEM: SHELENE MITCHELL, UT                      

IBHA OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

IBHA has many Committees that help structure the rules and policies of IBHA.

These committees are made of devoted individuals with knowledge in the equine industry.

They volunteer their time to attend the IBHA Convention to conduct workshops and meetings.

DIRECTOR OF RULES: DOUGLAS LASOTA, AZ   

CORP. SEC: DOLORES KURZEJA, IN 

MANAGER:  DEANNA O’KEEFE, IN           DIRECTOR OF EVENTS: DENISE KURTZ, IN 

PAST PRESIDENT: MIKE BADE, MO

WORLD SHOW DIRECTOR: RICK KURZEJA, IN