The AQHA needs to REALLY limit terms for officers and directors. Currently, when their terms are up, they just get themselves voted in again. There are some directors who have been officers and directors for 14 years, including the current president.
AQHA should keep members updated on our organization's financials. Release an annual statement showing where our money was spent. That would make members feel much better about all the fees tacked onto our show bills. Transparency would show AQHA's integrity as a non-profit, and also increase trust among members.
Recent reports of very high salaries for AQHA staff and financial losses underscore the need for increased accountability to the membership. The AQHA needs to provide this information on an ongoing basis for the membership and solicit feedback from the membership concerning these issues that directly affect the organization's ability to function. Although the membership can view this information historically through guidestar.org, ...more »