The mission of ROAP is to accredit and provide continuing education to all racing officials, stewards and judges in the horse racing industry. By doing so ROAP is enhancing the image and upholding the integrity of horse racing at all levels.
Who is ROAP?
ROAP is a collaborative effort of many organizations representing all types of racing. Through this participation, they are supporting the common goal of insuring the integrity of the pari-mutuel racing industry.
ROAP is represented by an alliance of industry representatives that joined forces with the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program and the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program to oversee the accreditation of racing officials.
ROAP Board of Directors
Each are nominated by their respective member organizations and serve a 3-year term
Officers serve 2 year term
|Board Member||Alternate||Affiliations (click for website)|
|Duayne Diderickson||Janet VanBebber||AQHA|
|Dora Delgado||Josh Christians||Breeders' Cup|
|David Loregnard||Conf Hipica del Caribe|
|Terry Meyocks||Jeff Johnston||Jockeys' Guild|
|Ben Huffman||Bob Elliston||Keeneland Association|
|Eric Hamelback||Leroy Gessman||National HBPA|
|William Gallo||Peter McGiveney||NSA|
|Steve Koch||Alex Waldrop||NTRA|
|Dr. Rick Arthur||Sherwood Chillingworth||Oak Tree Racing Association|
|Ed Martin||Tom Sage||RCI|
|Alan Foreman||Bessie Gruwell||THA|
|Kristin Leshney, Treasurer||Jamie Haydon||The Jockey Club|
|Andrew Schweigardt||Dan Metzger||TOBA|
|Wendy Davis, Secretary||Liz Bracken||University of Arizona RTIP|
|Tim Capps||Theresa Burch||University of Louisville EIP|
|T.C. Lane||Chip Hastings||USTA|
|Eddie Arroyo||At Large|
|Remi Bellocq||At Large|
|Ned Bonnie||At Large|
|Stan Bowker||At Large|
|Jennifer Durenberger||At Large|
|Dan Fick, Vice Chairman||At Large|
|Hugh Gallagher, Chairman||At Large|
|Dr. W. Ted Hill||At Large|
|Frank Lamb||At Large|