Education Committee

Gayle Ecker, Co-chair, Equine Guelph

Dianne Graham, Co-chair, Ontario Equestrian Federation

Catherine Barker, Ontario Equestrian Federation

Stephanie Clarke (or current President), UofG Equestrian Club

Marjory Gaouette, Office of Open Learning

Doug Nash, Independent

Diane Simpson, Ontario Racing Commission

Kathy Wade Vlaar, Standardbred Canada


  Research Committee

Co-Chair - Jeff Thomason, Ontario Veterinary College

Industry co-Chair - Dr. Marc Desjardins, Milton Equine Hospital

Darryl Bonder, DVM, Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association

John Brown, DVM, Horse Improvement Program-Thoroughbred, Ontario
                                 Racing Commission

Bruce Duncan, DVM, Ontario Racing Commission

Gayle Ecker, Ex-officio, Equine Guelph

John Hayes, DVM, Horse Improvement Program-Standardbred, Ontario
                                 Racing Commission

Gordon Kirby, Ex-officio, University of Guelph

Rob Jacobs, University of Guelph

Gayle Sommer, DVM, Quarter Horse Racing Industry Development Program


  Communications & Marketing Committee

Co-chair - Jackie Bellamy, Equine Guelph

Co-chair - Melissa Monardo,Ontario Equestrian Federation

Henrietta Coole, Equine Guelph

Sue Leslie, Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association

Gayle Ecker, Equine Guelph

Brian Tropea, Ontario Harness Horse Association

Kathy Wade Vlaar, Standardbred Canada

Robert Wright, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs


  Development Committee

Co-Chair - Allan Ehrlick, Ontario Equestrian Federation

Co-chair - Al Patterson, QT Farm

  Finance Committee

Chair – Moira Gunn, Independent

Al Patterson, QT Farm

Gayle Ecker, Equine Guelph