The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is seeking a volunteer to serve as the USEA Young Rider Committee Chair/National Coordinator. The volunteer position leads the 10 USEA Young Rider Area Coordinators at the national level and works directly with respective USEA and USEF personnel.
The USEA Young Rider National Chair should have strong communication skills and organizational skills. The Chair will be responsible for scheduling regular meetings for the Young Rider Area Coordinators, creating agendas for meetings, sharing information and deadlines with Coordinators, coordinating for Young Rider Championships, and bringing forward miscellaneous information from the USEA and USEF regarding the Young Rider program and its series or championships.
Travel is not required for the Chair position, but travel would be encouraged (post COVID-19) for the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention, as well as for the respective North American Youth Championships (NAYC) or other Young Rider Championships.
The Chair will be expected to follow and promote the mission of the USEA Young Rider Coordinators.
USEA Young Rider Coordinators Mission
All interested parties are encouraged to reach out to the USEA by November 1, 2020. Please include the following information:
Please direct inquiries to:
Kate Lokey, Director of Programs and Marketing
Phone: (703) 779-0440
Fax: (703) 779-0550
The USEA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers, and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers a strong and continuous training opportunity for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing. To learn more, visit www.useventing.com.
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