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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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(1) Three-Year Term
Dr. Frank Jugert

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

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

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