Election Day is set for Mar. 15, 2022
The ballots for the 2022 Election of the FHBPA Board of Directors are out. The FHBPA has hired Election Services Co. as our independent third-party election provider. Ballots have been sent by email to all FHBPA members who have a valid email address on file. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE YOUR BALLOT. If we do not have a valid email address on file, a paper ballot was sent to the mailing address on file.
PAPER BALLOTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THURSDAY, MARCH 10, AND RECEIVED BY TUESDAY, MARCH 15, TO BE COUNTED.
ON-LINE VOTING ENDS AT 11:59 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 14.
If you believe you are entitled to vote in the 2022 FHBPA Election and do not receive a ballot, please contact the FHBPA Office at (954) 457-3516, or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide election materials to you.
A total of seven candidates are running in the 2022 FHBPA Election, to be held March 15, 2022. Nominations were submitted during the FHBPA’s annual General Nominating Meeting and Awards Dinner at Gulfstream Park Dec. 11.
The seven candidates are:
The Florida HBPA is supervised and managed by a Board of 15 Directors. Six seats are reserved for Owner/Directors, and six seats are reserved for Trainer/Directors. Three Directors may be either an owner or a trainer.
The Board of Directors is divided into three groups of five Directors, known as Groups 1, 2, and 3. Elections are held annually, and the terms of all Directors shall be three years.
In order to be a candidate for the FHBPA Board of Directors, owners and trainers must be licensed as an owner and/or trainer, and be in good standing, and must have started a horse five or more times during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of the election in which they are running for a seat on the Board. An individual licensed as an owner may only run for a seat on the Board as an owner; an individual licensed as a trainer or as an owner and trainer may only run for a seat on the Board as a trainer.