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TWHBEA Election Results

Editor’s Note: The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association posted the following letter on their website with the results from the election which were counted yesterday by the CPA firm, Cook & Co. This letter was sent from Cook & Co to the TWHBEA.

October 17, 2007


P.O. Box 286

250 Ellington Parkway

Lewisburg, TN 37091

RE: 2007 Annual Board of Directors Election and Proposed By-Law Changes


The purpose of this letter is to report the results of the annual election. We mailed 16,603 ballots and postage-paid return envelopes. The U.S. Postal Service returned 35 of our mailings as “undeliverable.” We received 4,743 ballots by return mail (28.6%). Four (4) of the returned ballots were disqualified and not counted due to noncompliance with balloting instructions (4,743 – 4 = 4,739).

Executive Summary:

By-Law Amendment #1 & 2
For: 1500
Against: 2988
Abstained: 251

By-Law Amendment #3 & 4
For: 1516
Against: 3078
Abstained: 145

By-Law Amendment #5
For: 1713
Against: 2896
Abstained: 130

By-Law Amendment #6
For: 1730
Against: 2870
Abstained: 139

By-Law Amendment #7
For: 1650
Against: 2935
Abstained: 154

By-Law Amendment #8
For: 1420
Against: 3179
Abstained: 140

Three-Year Term Directors:

Alabama (1)
Dee Cantrell 168
Suzanne Littell 86

Arizona (1)
Beverly J. Best-Brown 17

California (1)
Frances Cole 81
Russ Thompson 53

Colorado (1)
Lisa A. Dicamillo 28
Helen Kellogg 1

Georgia (2)
Mike Inman 222
Dr. Linda Jones 172
Jane Hardy Meredith 72
Donald K. Godbee 58

Kentucky (3)
Sam L. Sorrell 272
Jennifer Hankins 257
Blair Campbell-Knight 183
David W. Thompson 181
Karen Rector 163
Wallace H. Carrier, Jr. 126

Maine (1)
James Webb, Jr. 4

Minnesota (1)
Mary C. Malone 25

Mississippi (1)
Joe D. Rankin 127
William “Sonny” Wadsworth Jr. 93

Missouri (1)
Anne M. Hardin 91
Anita Howe 55

New Jersey (1)
Victoria L. Chatten 10
Robert B. Medina 5

North Carolina (1)
Clay Mills 79
Lind L. Roy 51

Ohio (2)
Tracy Weier 118
Debra A. Matson 112
Paul Whitehead 88
Bruce Vaughn 86

Oregon (1)
David Green 33
Diane Gueck 1

Pennsylvania (1)
Linda McCrillis Chovan 50
Daniel J. Rowsick 42

Tennessee (4)
Charles Gleghorn 713
Freda R. Dean 514
David Pruett 435
Rollie T. Beard 427
Lisa Bowman Anderson 394
Dr. William L. Russell 323
Nicki B. Wall 211
Beverly Greenup 191

Texas (2)
Nancy Groover 117
Mrs. Stanley (Margo) Urad 106
Dorothy Speece 83
Joan Niece 78

Utah (1)
Leslie Topham 36
Nancy K. Lovato 11

Virginia (1)
Connie G. Hess 68
Sandra Hankins 57

Washington (1)
Bruce Chalfant 58
Kirk D. Peters 26

West Virginia (2)
Dr. David Ranson 62
Harrolyn B. Groves 57
Barbara Foster 1
Jeffrey Tanner 1
Larry McLaughlin 1
George Facemyer 1

Wisconsin (1)
Kim M. Sizer 45
Kim L. Leonard 16

Region #4 (1)
Dianne Lashoones 10
Judith W. Shapiro 3

Region #5 (1)
Debra Y. Moore 9

Region #6 (1)
Debra Jack 2

Region #7 (1)
Kimberly Anne Pringle 3

In accordance with our Engagement Letter dated July 13, 2007, this is our Report certifying the 2007 election results for TWHBEA Board of Directors and Proposed By-Law Changes.

For the Firm:
Cook & Co
Gregory J. Cook, EA, CPA

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