in 1970, the New Mexico Horse Council
is a group of men and women
dedicated to the improvement of the horse industry in New Mexico.
Board of Directors
The New Mexico Horse Council (NMHC) is seeking candidates for the NMHC Board of
Directors. Board members serve a three year term and must be members of
the council. In general, the Board of Directors oversees the operations
of the council and are asked to participate in monthly conference calls, attend
four (4) in person meetings per year and serve on at least one NMHC committee.
Board members may also be asked to assist with special projects and outreach
events such as NM State Fair or local equine events. Term of service will be
January 2019 until December 2021.
least one hour per month for conference calls.
time for committee meetings and special projects.
hours at the NM State Fair during the month of September.
at the Annual General Membership Meeting, typically held in November,
December or January in the Albuquerque metro area.
If you are interested
in serving on the NMHC Board of Directors, please submit a short biography
(background, equine experience and why you are interested in serving on the Board) to firstname.lastname@example.org
for horses and the equine community as a whole.
to listen, analyze, think creatively and work one-on-one with people and
in a group setting.
to learn more about NMHC, prepare for and attend board and committee
meetings, ask questions, take responsibility and follow through on
assignments, open doors in the community.
to developing skills, such as cultivating and soliciting funds, recruiting
additional board members and other volunteers and reading financial
honesty, sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views, a friendly,
responsive and patient approach, community-building skills, a sense of
values and a sense of humor, personal integrity and concern for NMHC's
The Board consists of fifteen (15) members, serving 3-year terms. Five (5) are elected each year. Year
after each name is when the term in office expires. Elections to
the Board are held at the Annual Meeting. The Board elects its
following Committees have been established. The
existence, titles, and functions of Committees may change as determined
by the Board of Directors. If you would like to serve on a committee please contact Wayne Epsteen.
|Education and Information|
Facebook - Oscar Simpson, Bon Bagley,
Website - Rusty Cook
Project Gelding - Kristin Darnell-Kreger
Newsletter - Oscar Simpson, Bon
Youth - Oscar Simpson
|Industry Support and Fundraising|
Chair: Wayne Epsteen & Oscar Simpson
|Equine Activities, Trails and Public Facilities|
Chair: Bon Bagley
|Member Services and Programs|
|Public Policy and Legislative Affairs|
Chair: Oscar Simpson
|State Fair Booth Contact|
Chair: Ron Morris
No fundraisers are currently planned. Check back often.
help accomplish our mission, the Horse Council provides booth space and
a stall in front of the Horse Arena at the NM State Fair for use by
organizations to display a horse and information about their breed or
discipline. Contact Ron Morris for more information.
|Nancy's mare Aspen greeted visitors |
at the 2014 Fair.
|Crowds of families gathered round Caesar at the NMHC booth at the|
2015 Fair. For hundreds of kids & adults alike this was their first contact with a live equine.-14
To become a member of the Horse Council, go to our Members page for a membership application
and payment options.