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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bettina Longaker

President

Alison Head

Vice President

Alison Douglas

Secretary

Jessie Ginsburg

Treasurer

Meet Our

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Beth Rippel

State Membership Chairperson

Diane Boyd

Licensed Show Manager

Nancy Doody

Licensed Show Sponsors

Nancy Lowey

Licensed Show Vendors

Penny Hawes

Dressage at Lexington
Volunteer Coordinator

Emily Nelson

VADA Fall Show
Volunteer Coordinator

Wendy L. Murray

VADA Website

Group Member of USDF

BENEFITS OF GMO MEMBERSHIP

For Complete Details on GMO Membership Visit USDF here

Benefits Include:

  • eTRAK, USDF’s online learning center for dressage and equine education. Through one convenient location, access hundreds of educational resources, engage in structured learning activities, and earn
    USDF University Program credit!
  • Ten issues of the award-winning USDF Connection magazine
  • Access to the digital version of USDF Connection
  • Full access to all non-retail titles on the USDF app
  • Eligibility to compete as rider and/or owner at USEF-licensed/USDF-recognized shows
  • Eligibility for USDF Rider Awards (Rider Performance Awards, Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal, Freestyle Gold, Silver and Bronze Bar, Master’s Challenge)
  • Eligibility for USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur National Merit Award
  • Access to “members only” section of the USDF website
  • E-newsletters sent by USDF, which helps Group Members stay in touch with what is happening at USDF
  • A USDF Group Member card which can be used at USDF competitions and an online membership card available for printing, at any time, free of charge
  • Discounted rates at USDF educational events
  • Discount in the USDF store
  • Discounts with USDF’s Member Perks Partners
  • Eligibility to earn USDF University Program credit
  • Representation at the BOG through the GMO delegate
  • Eligibility to receive a Ruth Arvanette Memorial Fund grant, which funds convention attendance
  • Eligibility for the Regional GMO Volunteer of the Year Award
  • GMO youth members (21 and under) are eligibility for the USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, USDF Shining Star Awards, and USDF Arts and Creativity Contest
  •  Eligibility for the “L” Education Program
  • Grants funded by The Dressage Foundation are available to USDF Group Members

CONTACT VADA

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