|Texas Horsemen's Partnership 2014 Board of Directors Election Results
(Austin, Texas - February 10, 2014) - The two partners in the Texas Horsemen's Partnership, LLP - the
Texas Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association
(TTHBPA) and the Texas Hosemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (THBPA) - recently concluded their annual Board of Directors elections.
members were selecting two owner and one trainer representatives. Steven Batchelder and Donna Keen were elected as owner representatives, and incumbent trainer W. Bret Calhoun was re-elected
in the trainer category to receive another term on the TTHBPA Board.
Batchelder and Keen replace outgoing director
THBPA members were selecting one owner and one trainer representative. Trainer Mike Robbins was elected to the trainer post, replacing Jorge Haddad. Pete Scarmardo was elected as a new owner representative, replacing Connie Nobles.
The THP would like to express its sincerest
gratitude to Ms. Nobles, Mr. Haddad, and Mr. Durant for their years of service
to the THP and its horsemen and women.
The THP would like to thank all the candidates who ran for election in both elections to
serve and represent their fellow Texas horsemen.
The full 2014 TTHBPA Board of Directors is:
Kathy Stephens Arnold (Sutherland Springs, TX)
Steven Batchelder (Cypress, TX)
M. Jan Haynes (Dallas, TX)
Lane Hutchins (Fredricksburg, TX)
Donna Keen (Burleson, TX)
John F. Synowsky (TX)
Dr. Richard Weilburg (Fredericksburg, TX)
Dan Woods, Arabian Special Director (Bertram, TX)
W. Bret Calhoun (Grand Prairie, TX)
Randy Mayfield (Grand Prairie, TX)
Danny Pish (Sabinal, TX)
The full 2014 THBPA Board of Directors is:
Ted Abrams (Houston, TX)
Manuel "Bebe" Gonzalez, Jr. (Alamo, TX)
Dr. Tommy Hays (Elgin, TX)
Micah McKinney (Llano, TX)
Pete Scarmardo (Caldwell, TX)
Jerry Windham (College Station, TX)
Brad Bolen (San Angelo, TX)
Guy Hopkins (Cypress, TX)
Mike Robbins (Pilot Point, TX)
The TTHBPA’s and THBPA's 2014 officers, as well as the organizations'
representatives for the Texas Horsemen’s Partnership Management
Committee, will be selected at each organization's next Board of Directors meeting.