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2002 TWHBEA Board of Directors’ Election Results



edit mfw 2002 TWHBEA Board of Directors’ Election Results The results are in for the 2002 Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) Board of Directors’ election. Once again, the certified public accounting firm of Winnett Associates, Shelbyville, Tennessee, tallied the returns.

According to the official tabulations, 4,163 of the 15,078 ballots mailed were returned. The percentage of returns, 27.61%, was down from last year’s 29.86%. Once again, Montana had the highest percentage of returned ballots at 63.33%. The lowest voting percentage, 6.15%, was in Region 2.

Ties in the voting occurred among write-in candidates in Michigan and Region 2, neither of which had declared candidates.

The results of the 2002 TWHBEA Board of Directors’ Election are as follows:

TENNESSEE
1015/3679, 27.59%
(9) Three-Year Terms
Steve Aymett
Knox Blackburn
Lynn Womack
Judy Martin
Joe Martin
Charles Wharton
Jill Derickson
Dee Dee Sale
Hal Bowden

KENTUCKY
367/2248, 16.33%
(5) Three-Year Terms
Spencer S. Benedict
Leslie Perry Derrickson
Doug W. Barlow
Kathleen Larkin
Betty D. Duren

ALABAMA
281/1018, 27.60%
(2) Three-Year Terms
William “Bill” Strickland
Jack M. Doss

ARKANSAS
74/218, 33.94%
(1) Three-Year Term
April G. Crawford

CALIFORNIA
132/416, 31.73%
(1) Three-Year Term
Donna Benefield

FLORIDA
83/361, 22.71%
(2) Three-Year Terms
Darren S. Gray
Tracy Pinson

GEORGIA
214/555, 38.56%
(2) Three-Year Terms
Martha Branson
Sally J. Fleck

ILLINOIS
87/346, 25.14%
(1) Three-Year Term
T. Ledillon Powers

INDIANA
120/404, 29.70%
(1) Three-Year Term
Rosetta L. Davis

IOWA
37/95, 38.95%
(1) Three-Year Term
Larry Loftin

MICHIGAN
25/296, 8/45%
(1) Three-Year Term
(Tie) Carol Branam
(Tie) Karyl Dunaway

MISSISSIPPI
198/637, 31.08%
(2) Three-Year Terms
Karla Nichols Massey
Margaret Thomas

MISSOURI
210/673, 31.20%
(1) Three-Year Term
Debbie Birk

MONTANA
76/120, 63.33%
(1) Three-Year Term
Dan Aadland

NEW MEXICO
11/31, 35.48%
(1) Three-Year Term
Dr. L.H. Briggs

NORTH CAROLINA
177/773, 22.90%
(1) Three-Year Term
Janice M. Plyer

OHIO
264/722, 36.57%
(2) Three-Year Terms
Jim Potter
Joyce Morris Moyer

OKLAHOMA
47/120, 39.17%
(1) Three-Year Term
Ann Kuykendall

PENNSYLVANIA
66/249, 26.51%
(1) Three-Year Term
Billy H. Hutchinson

SOUTH CAROLINA
111/310, 35.81%
(1) Three-Year Term
Marietta Gambrell

TEXAS
231/620, 37.26%
(1) Three-Year Term
Valarie J. Delana

VIRGINIA
161/544, 29.60%
(1) Three-Year Term
R. Craig Evans

WASHINGTON
99/333, 29.73%
(1) Three-Year Term
Robert D. Smith

WYOMING
5/36, 13.89%
(1) Three-Year Term
Sylvia W. Crouter

ALBERTA
31/86, 36.05%
(1) Three-Year Term
Laurie Innocent

BRITISH COLUMBIA
2/29, 6.90%
(1) Three-Year Term
Cornelia Castle

GERMANY
30/54/55.56%
(1) Three-Year Term
Dr. Frank Jugert

REGION 1
6/40, 15.00%
91) Three-Year Term
Sandra Van Den Hof

REGION 2
4/65, 6.15%
(1) Three-Year Term
(Tie) Margo Bailey
(Tie) Ron Stodard

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