Isabella Laguna of Snoqualmie, Washington has been elected as a 2018-19 American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) Regional Director. AQHYA Executive Committee members and regional directors play a major role in the youth association by planning events, participating in community service projects and spreading the word about American Quarter Horses, youth activities and AQHYA.
The AQHYA Executive Committee and regional directors were elected by their peers at the 2018 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar June 28-30 in Bryan-College Station, Texas. Candidates elected for the AQHYA Executive Committee and regional director positions will serve from July 2018 through June 2019. Each of AQHYA’s 11 regions can elect three directors. From those directors, five national officers are elected by delegates from each state. Throughout the year, the AQHYA Executive Committee and directors network with horse enthusiasts throughout the equine industry to ensure a successful future for the industry.
The AQHYA Executive Committee and regional directors set goals to grow youth involvement in every aspect of the equine world, uphold the integrity of the breed and work toward ensuring the future of the industry. AQHYA is designed for American Quarter Horse enthusiasts 18 years of age and younger and established to expand youth participation with and knowledge of the American Quarter Horse. AQHYA has more than 23,000 youth members around the world. For more news from the American Quarter Horse Association, visit www.aqha.com.