Volunteer Awards & Benefits

2016 Volunteers of the Year

Though they may not be members of the club, they are there whenever we need their help. 2016 Volunteers of the Year - Fred, Greg, Mike, Dave, and Jimmy(missing from photo)


2015 Volunteer of the YEAR


2015 Volunteer of the Year

Elaine DiMarco(center) with 2014 Volunteer Sandy Foster(L) and FCEA president, Fay Seltzer

Volunteer Awards

Awards are given annually for outstanding volunteer participation.

Spirit of FCEA Award is given to one of the top volunteers in the club that exemplifies the spirit of volunteering and promotion of the mission of the club.  This award is decided upon by the Volunteer Coordinator and the Spirit of FCEA winner from the previous year(s).


Previous Winners

2017 - Cheryl Gaebel

2016 - The Supporting Men - Mike, Fred, Jimmy, Dave, Greg

2015 - Elaine DiMarco

2014 - Sandy Foster

2013 - Matilda Johansson

2012 - Michelle Thomas


FCEA also recognizes the volunteers within the club with various rewards.

FCEA Volunteer Benefits

Volunteer of the Year Award

Award is given for outstanding volunteer participation.  The previous year winner has the opportunity to nominate the winner for the current year.


Volunteer Requirements

All members must volunteer four (4) hours at any club event during the current fiscal year to be eligible for ANY year end award.  In the event that volunteer hours have not been completed, the member may sponsor the hours. Cost of sponsorship is $50.

Guidelines  (updated 2018)

Volunteer time can be completed at FCEA organized events, work days, by participating on an active committee, or attending Board meetings (1 hr/meeting).

Volunteer hours will be distributed for Committee Chair and BOD service at 10 per year.  Committee members will receive hours for active participation on their perspective committee turned in by the chair.


Banquet – Any member volunteering 6 hours is eligible for a free dinner at the Annual Awards Banquet.  Any non-member volunteering 8 hours may surrender those hours for a free ticket to the Awards Banquet.

Education Grant – All Members will receive a $50 Education Grant for every 8 hours volunteered.  Grants can be redeemed at FCEA clinics, lessons, and approved activities, as well as for lessons with Approved Member Instructors.

Volunteer Vouchers - $5 volunteer vouchers are earned at any FCEA show, work day or activity that requires 4 hours or more of volunteer time.  A maximum of two Volunteer Vouchers can be redeemed at FCEA functions, or one per class at any FCEA show.



2019 Upcoming Dates

Nov 10 - Paper Chase


Report Scores

Send your schooling show scores to the Point Manager. Scores are due by Nov 30 of the competition year.


Board Meetings

Tues., Nov 7
Tues., Dec 3


FMI:  Fay or Michelle

* Unless otherwise listed, meetings are 6pm on the first TUESDAY of each month at
Equine Exchange

Club News

Volunteer Grants now accepted for use with member trainers

Get a grant for every 8 hours you volunteer!!!




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