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Dedicated and passionate
Our Team

Leadership

Chief Executive Officer
Erin Clemm Ochoa
(CPM, BOD ex-officio) 
Development Director
Caroline Robertson Herman
Equine Programs Director
DeEtte Hillman
Operations Director
Brittney Vallot

OPERATIONS

DeEtte Hillman
Caroline Robertson
Joseph Pin
Leigha Schrader
Holley Knat
Carrie Koehnlein Alden
Erin Clemm Ochoa
Sara Strauss
Tory Thomas
Nicky Wetzelberger
Lynn Garvin
Sarah Beyer
Sarah Thumma
Brittney Vallot
Not Pictured
Officer Barney
Vinni The Mini

Board of Directors

Board Officers

Chair
Brittany Ebbertt
(CPA)
Vice Chair
Sigrid Haines
(Esq.)
Treasurer
Christopher Schaefer
(CFP, CPA) 
Secretary
Annie Hankins

Directors

Chief Executive Officer
Erin Clemm Ochoa
(CPM, BOD ex-officio) 
Christa Cooper
(M.Ed.)
Susan Flaherty
(PhD)
Carolyn Nordberg
Dana Scanlon
(GRI, CIPS) 
Yoram Tanay
(CA)
Wayne M. Willoughby
(Esq.)
Chris Gordon
Christina King
Advisory Council Chair
Mariana Acevedo
Joann Cangelosi
(CPA)
Sarah Cline
(Esq.)
Gwen Moore Holliday

Advisory Council Members

Kathryn Michel
William Boldon
Richard Forfa
(DVM)
Michael Muul
(DDS)
Carolyn “Nicky” Ratliff
Caroline Griffin
(Esq.)
Robin Sagoskin
Lisa Havilland
Joanna Grossman
Bonnie Gould
Stephanie Itle-​​Clark
Lindsey M. Groff
(Esq.)

Auxiliary Members

The Auxiliary Board is for new members; currently, all of our Board members are seasoned. If you are interested in joining the Board, email us at
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