Executive Board & Directors

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The California Dressage Society, formed in 1967, is a non-profit organization to further the interest in the equestrian sport called Dressage. It is the largest dressage organization in the nation with more than 3,000 individual members in its 30 Chapters.

CDS is governed by an 11-member elected Board of Directors with a secretary, a treasurer, plus a Central Office Manager who is responsible for the records involved in membership changes, recognition of shows, scores from the shows and the awards program. Consider running for the Board! NOMINATION FORM

A monthly newsletter plus an annual membership roster and show omnibus are sent to all of the members. CDS sponsors various educational events such as clinics, judges' forms instructors' seminars, and annual meetings as well as the Annual Dressage Championship Show, the Great American/USDF Regional Championships held to determine national standings.

The local chapters operate independently under a CDS-approved set of Standing Rules and an elected governing board of volunteers, which is responsible for local shows, educational and social events.

CDS Board Meeting Schedule:

  • March 11, 2019  (Conference Call)

  • June 18, 2019 (Conference Call), 5 PM

  • September 9, 2019  (Hellenic Hall  600 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento 95816)

  • November 19, 2019 (Irvine Hilton)

  • January 10-12, 2020 Annual Meeting (Sacramento / Murieta Equestrian)

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Ellen Corob, President


Executive Board Members,
Regional Directors

All Executive members can be reached at the phone number or email listed by each name. For mailing addresses, contact the CDS Central Office.

Executive Board Appointments

  • Technical / Historical Advisor, Terry Wilson, (805) 890-7399

  • Treasurer, Diana Muravez, (760) 728-6325

  • California State Horse Drugging Advisory Committee, Mari Naten  pecsporthorses@gmail.com

Activities Chairs


Joan Williams
(408) 512-2890


Paula Langan
(831) 659-5696

Annual Championship Show

Glenda McElroy
Cornerstone LTD
P.O. Box 3608
Glendale, CA 91221-0036
(818) 841-3554

Central Office

Office Manager/Editor

Paula Langan  paula@california-dressage.org
P.O. Box 417
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Voice: (831) 659-5696
Fax: (831) 659-2383

USDF Region 7 Director

Carol Tice, jtrockingt@aol.com
Voice: (714) 514-5606


Equine Insurance

Donna Parker
(800) 321-5723

Junior Division

Sara Mosqueda  909-203-9290  and
Elizabeth Coffey-Curle (775) 240-9080