|THBPA Election Process Will Begin with Nominating Meeting at Lone Star Park on October 28
(Austin, Texas - October
20, 2010) - The Texas Horsemen's Benvolent and Protective Association (THBPA) will begin its annual Board of Directors election process with a nominating meeting in the race office building at Lone Star Park on Thursday, October 28. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m., and all interested horsemen are encouraged to attend.
All persons licensed by the Texas Racing Commission (TRC) as owners or trainers of racing Quarter Horses, Paints, or Appaloosas are eligible for membership in the THBPA. A person becomes a member of the THBPA by participating in a race meeting at any licensed racetrack in Texas within the last year.
Nominations will be accepted from any member in attendance at the meeting, with two other members seconding that nomination. Nominations by the nominating committee shall not require seconds.
The nominating committee shall neither make nor accept any nomination after the adjournment of the general nominating meeting, except that for a period of fifteen (15) days thereafter, additional members may be nominated by petition duly signed by at least fifteen (15) members of the Association in good standing, provided that said petition is filed with the Secretary/Treasurer of the Association during said fifteen (15) day period.
If you have any questions, please contact the THP Austin office at (512) 467-9799.