Congratulations to Christine Worthington and Heather Hardy on their election as Trustees as they join the Board of The British Horse Society.
The result of the recent election for five Trustees to join the Board was announced on Tuesday 16 July. This saw the re-election of Marjory Norrie for a further term of three years and the election of David Sheerin BHSI, Christine Worthington, Lotta von der Heyde and Heather Hardy.
Christine Worthington has been a member of the Society for some 30 years, having served on county and regional committees in various roles, including that of chairman. She has received an award of merit and last year received the status of Chairman Emeritus for her work as Regional Chairman and on the BHS Lancashire committee.
Heather Hardy has been a BHS committee member in Lancashire for five years and is a local bridleways group member. A BHS Life Member, Heather has been involved with horses since childhood. She is involved in eventing with her own horses and enjoys competing in BHS TREC. Heather has been a BHS committee member in Lancashire for five years and is a local bridleways group member.
Those successful were elected from a nomination list of eleven, the largest number of candidates for many years, indicating a fully engaged membership keen to help drive the Society in its process of change and improvement.
Claire Aldridge, Chairman of the BHS, said: “I’m delighted to welcome four new Trustees onto the Board. The new make up of our Board of Trustees gives us a good spread of interests and heralds a new era in the history of the Society, with fresh skills, ideas and enthusiasm.”