At its annual meeting at Camden, S.C., on Friday, Nov. 22, the National Steeplechase Association elected a new director, George P. Mahoney Jr.; re-elected two directors, Neil Morris and William L. Pape; and returned to the board two longtime steeplechase participants, Dwight Hall and Beverly R. Steinman. All will serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Following are brief biographies of the newly elected NSA Board of Directors members in alphabetical order.
Dwight Hall. Dwight Hall returns to the National Steeplechase Association Board of Directors after a one-year absence. During that year, he continued to serve as chairman of the NSA’s Stewards’ Advisory Committee and was active in safety-related issues. He is the chairman of the Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville.
George P. Mahoney Jr. George Mahoney Jr., founder and CEO of Monumental Paving Inc. in Maryland, is a joint master of foxhounds with Green Spring Valley Hounds and sits on the board of Valley Planning Council. He resides in Glyndon, Md., with his wife, Mandy, and son, Patrick, at Rosbrian Farm, which includes his horse training complex.
Neil R. Morris. A professional horseman, Neil R. Morris was re-elected to the NSA Board of Directors for a second three-year term. After several years as a private trainer for Kinross Farms, he opened a public stable in 2010 that includes Kinross horses. He and his wife, Cricket, reside in Marshall, Va., with their son, Wright.
William L. Pape. Re-elected to a second three-year term on the NSA Board of Directors, William L. Pape is a longtime owner who served as the NSA’s president from 1979 to 1987 and from 1991 to 1998. He was honored with the NSA’s F. Ambrose Clark Award in 1988. His wife, Anne, also is a steeplechase horse owner.
Beverly R. Steinman. A longtime steeplechase owner and benefactor, Beverly R. Steinman returns to the NSA Board of Directors after a one-year absence. A Lancaster, Pa., businesswoman, she previously served as the NSA’s chairman and received the sport’s F. Ambrose Clark Award in 1991.