Elaine Beardsley is the former Secretary of the Percheron Horse Association of America. She was also the Secretary/Treasurer of the Percheron Horse Association of America Education and Charitable Fund. Elaine gave 33 years of service to the Association and has a lot of first hand knowledge regarding the history of the Association and the Education Fund and its origins.
*Please note: The cell phone connection with Elaine was poor at times, but the information is decipherable and Elaine’s insight is very valuable. Thanks for your patience with the audio quality.
- Elaine’s background with the association
- Elaine’s background and involvement with the Education Fund
- Elaine’s duties as secretary of the PHAOA
- A historical view of the Education Fund and its origin
- What the purpose of the building and the barns was intended to be
- The lease agreement between the two entities.
- A general discussion of the financial situation of the Association
- Elaine’s perspective on how the tension between the two entities started
- Elaine’s opinion on the future of the office building in Fredericktown
- Elaine’s perspective on how to turn the financial outlook and member participation around for the Association
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