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National Committees

National Committees for MFTHBA

Affiliate Committee

Purpose: Aid current and future affiliates with organizational and recruitment issues and secure their position as a viable entity of the MFTHBA

Chairman: Mary Verzwyvelt – 318-452-7036 – Send EMail

Board Rep: Sam Gerhardt and Julie Cook

Office Contact: Tammy McFarlin


Judges  Committee

Purpose: Provide a comprehensive educational process to train and evaluate prospective judge’s according to the current MFTHBA rule book and the approved judging standard.

Co-Chairman: Dawn Toler – 417-830-0377 – Send Email  and Debbie Franklin -417-345-2222  – Send EMail 

Board Rep: Debbi Levillie

Office Contact: Cathy Lansdown and Tammy McFarlin


Membership Committee

Purpose: Recruit new members, retain the current members, and re‐enroll former members.

Chairman: Amy Stangl  816-806-9288 — Send EMail

Board Reps: Alexis Zastoupil and Joy Meizler

Office Contact: Tammy McFarlin


Promotions Committee

Purpose: Increase the horse industries’ knowledge of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse. Promote MFTHBA programs and events to MFTHBA members and the general public

Chairman: Shelly Robbins  913-205-4030 — Send EMail

Board Reps: Amber Wilson and Brent Strong

Office Contact: Cathy Lansdown and Tammy McFarlin


Show Committee

Purpose: Plan, coordinate and make recommendations to the MFTHBA Board for their approval for the Spring Show and Three Year Old Futurity and the World Show and Celebration.

Coordinator: Larry Kilroy 913-449-8555Send EMail

Performance/Model Sub-Chairman: Kara Landon- 417-664-2915Send EMail

Versatility Sub-Chairman:  Julie Bellucci – 913-207-6707 – Send EMail

Board Reps:  Debra Levillie, Joy Meizler and Ross Harper

Office Contact: Cathy Lansdown and Tammy McFarlin


Sponsorship Committee

Purpose: Develop and implement a comprehensive sponsorship program for the MFTHBA.


Board Reps: Amber Wilson and Brent Strong

Office Contact: Tammy McFarlin and Cathy Lansdown


Trail Committee

Purpose: Plan events, educate members, and encourage members to participate in trail riding.

Chairman: Mike Meizler – 417-280-2218 – Send EMail

Board Reps: Sam Gerhardt and Brian Land

Office Contact: Cathy Lansdown


Youth Committee

Purpose: Develop and administer MFTHBA youth appropriate activities and programs.

Chairman: Morgan Thompson – Coldwater, MS – 417-293-5362 – Send EMail

Board Reps: Joy Meizler and Julie Cook

Office Contact: Tammy McFarlin