ANNOUNCEMENT: Manager/Executive Director

This is to advise that current Association Manager/Executive Director Darrell Bauder will be leaving the HBPA of Alberta on February 28, 2019. The Board wishes to recognize Darrell for his contributions to the Association during the past twenty-two months and wishes him the best in future business endeavors.

The Board Of Directors have reappointed Mat Monaco to the position of HBPA Of Alberta Secretary-Treasurer/Manager/Executive Director effective March 1, 2019.

For those HBPA members and industry participants who do not know Mat, he has been involved in the Alberta and North American thoroughbred industry as an owner and breeder since 1971. A resident of Calgary, his entire professional career was spent in the Oil & Gas industry focusing on the financial side of the business.

Mat’s tenure as an HBPA Director began in the mid 1990s which led to him serving as a Vice President during his final term in office. In November 2005, he was appointed Interim Manager which led to the role of Manager from 2006 to retirement in May, 2017.

We look forward to again sharing Mat’s knowledge and expertise necessary to effectively manage the day to day operations of the Association. Questions, comments or feedback can be forwarded anytime by telephone (403-650-6448) or via e-mail at: .

Any questions or comments pertaining to this Announcement should be addressed to the undersigned.

On behalf of the Board of Directors HBPA of Alberta:

Norm Castiglione