Board of Directors 2013
President: Kerstin Essmann
Vice President: Susan Harrison
Secretary: Rosemary Blackwell
Parent Representative: Mary Henderson
Board of Directors Role:
All board members donate their time every month to meet to do the important work of directing PRANCE endeavours. Board members also instruct lessons, sponsor horses, and volunteer with riders and events. We thank these people for their dedication to the PRANCE program.
Kerstin Essmann: Kerstin believes that horses can be catalysts for a healing change in people on a physical as well as an emotional level. To help facilitate that change and her love for horses is what draws Kerstin to volunteer at PRANCE. Kerstin comes with horse experience and a passion to help people grow and develop. Presently, Kerstin is the president of PRANCE, a member of the volunteer committe and she sponsors a PRANCE horse. Kerstin believes that PRANCE is a vital part of our community fabric and it is a place where riders and volunteers experience the healing power of horses.
Susan Harrison: Susan has been on the board of directors for two years. Susan has worked with horses for over 20 years. Susan brings a business background to the board and believes that it is very important to be involved in the communty and to help children and adults with special needs.
Mary Henderson: Mary has been a long time volunteer at PRANCE with several of her children riding in the program. Mary is passionate about making a difference and making good things happen for people. Working on the board is a good way to give back to her community.
Mary Henderson and her husband Nelson