Hinsdale, IL --- The following are the results from the Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association Board of Directors election which took place on Saturday, August 21.
Elected were five directors to serve terms of three years each. The candidates receiving the five highest number of votes with 1,582 counted out of 365 ballots cast with 11 void -- leaving 354 ballots, were 1. Rita Williams (222); 2. Roger Welch (194); 3. Sam Widger (180); 4. Bernie Paul (175); and 5. Marty Engel (156).
Other receiving vote were: Tim Wilson, Jr. (145); Marcus Miller (141); Robert Phillips (100); Todd Warren (89); Michael Reading (64); Brian Carpenter (64); and John Price (52).
Congratulations and best wishes to the new directors. Also, at the upcoming August Board of Directors Meeting, on Monday the 23rd, the Board will elect the officers that will serve during the 2010/2011 cycle.
Thanks to all members who participated in the election process. It is through your voice and support the IHHA can continue to address and work on those issues of concern to the horsemen and the harness industry.