NMHC Board of Directors

Oscar Simpson - President

Cell 505-917-2134


Bon Bagley - Vice President


Ron Morris - Treasurer


Kristin Darnell-Kreger


David Hemphill


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Board of Director Nominations

The New Mexico Horse Council (NMHC) is seeking candidates for the NMHC Board of Directors.

Board members serve a three year term and must be members of the council.  In general, the Board of Directors oversees the operations of the council and are asked to participate in monthly conference calls, attend four (4) in person meetings per year and serve on at least one NMHC committee. Board members may also be asked to assist with special projects and outreach events such as NM State Fair or local equine events. Term of service will be January 2021 until December 2024.

Time Commitment: 

  • At least one hour per month for conference calls.

  • Additional time for committee meetings and special projects. 

  • Four hours at the NM State Fair during the month of September.

  • Attendance at the Annual General Membership Meeting, typically held in November, December or January in the Albuquerque metro area.


Skills needed:

  • Passion for horses and the equine community as a whole.

  • Ability to listen, analyze, think creatively and work one-on-one with people and in a group setting.

  • Willing to learn more about NMHC, prepare for and attend board and committee meetings, ask questions, take responsibility and follow through on assignments, open doors in the community.

  • Open to developing skills, such as cultivating and soliciting funds, recruiting additional board members and other volunteers and reading financial statements.

  • Possess honesty, sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views, a friendly, responsive and patient approach, community-building skills, a sense of values and a sense of humor, personal integrity and concern for NMHC's development.

If you are interested in serving on the NMHC Board of Directors, please submit a short biography (background, equine experience and why you are interested in serving on the Board) to nmhc@swcp.com

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