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A new initiative to support new pilots and instructors and grow our sports
Governance Proposal Voting Timeline (Initial Vote)
Key dates for the governance proposal vote occurring January 7 - February 21, 2019
Governance Proposal Re-Vote: Results
The proposal to reduce the size of the USHPA board of directors passed the re-vote with 51.5% of members in favor and 48.5% against.
Governance Proposal Results (Initial Vote)
The proposal to reduce the size of the USHPA board of directors passed with 58% of members in favor and 42% against. Important: Due to an error on the ballot, USHPA will be holding a re-vote.
Limited Office Operations Over Christmas
Information on the USHPA office's hours over the winter 2018 holidays.
New website technology
Overview and updates regarding the new system supporting USHPA members, staff and processes.
Timeline: Governance Proposal Re-Vote
Key dates for the governance proposal re-vote occurring April 17 - May 28, 2019
New USHPA technology platform is LIVE!
If you're reading this, you may have noticed we have a new USHPA website. What you may not have noticed is that everything "under the hood" is brand new!
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