The Board of Directors
The Royal Belgian Sports Horse Society is controlled by a Board of Directors. The members of this board are:
- Marcel POULAIN, President
- Jacques FRASELLE, Vice-President
- Marc PIERSON, Secretary-General
- Jan STERKX, Treasurer
- Daniel BOUDRENGHIEN, Member
- Francis CARLENS, Member
- Benoit DEVILLERS, Member
- Ludovic HAMMER, Member
- Annick LANGENSCHEID, Member
- Patrick MAHIEU, Member
- Christophe MAYERUS, Member
- Laurence MEUNIER, Member
The Board of Directors meets once a month to take into consideration every question related to the activities of the Society. A representative of the Wallonia Region (Board of Product Quality) can also be present at this meeting. This person ensures that the taken decisions are in line with the regulations of the Breeding Service of the Wallonia Region.
Any person (physical or moral) can become a member of Studbook SBS, by paying the annuel membership fee. The amount of this fee for 2016 in Belgium is 75 euros, for other European countries 90 euros and 145 USD for the rest of the world. This membership fee covers the civil year and is requested as from January.
48 effective members are elected from the totality of the acceding members. The Board of Directors, composed of 12 members, is choosen amongst them.
General Assembly of effective members
The General Assembly is composed of all effective members. Their meeting is once a year en if necessary the General Assembly elects new Directors and new members of the Jury. The General Assembly grants discharge to the Directors considering the management of the Society, approves the budget, checks the accounts etc …
General meeting of members
This is a forum for all members. The President brings his annual presentation and the Secretary-General presents his report of the previous year.
The calendar of the competitions of next season is also established and the proposals of the members are notified.