PATH Intl. Welcomes New Board Member and Announces New Executive Committee

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) announced 2020 leadership.
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Credit: Courtesy PATH Intl.

Credit: Courtesy PATH Intl.

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) announced that Jessica Normand has been elected as a new board member as a result of the membership's election at the 2019 PATH Intl. Conference and Annual Meeting.

Jessica Normand is the senior marketing manager for Equine Pharmaceuticals and a member of the equine leadership team for Zoetis. Prior to this, Jessica was senior director of product research and development for SmartPak Equine. Jessica holds an A.S. degree in equine industries and a B.S. degree in animal science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a M.B.A. degree from Babson College.

The current board of trustees is as follows:

  • Scott Carver
  • Patti Coyle
  • Adam Daurio
  • KC Henry
  • Michael Kaufmann
  • Lili Kellogg
  • Robin Krueger
  • Jessica Normand

PATH Intl. also announced its new executive committee:

  • President: Susan Becklenberg
  • Treasurer: Ed Milford
  • Secretary: Brandan Montminy
  • Past President: Ross Braun
  • Member at Large: Kim Berggren
  • CEO: Kathy Alm

PATH Intl. looks forward to the board's continuing vision and leadership moving into 2020. For information about the PATH Intl. Board of Trustees and bios on each board member, click here.

About PATH Intl.

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) was formed in 1969 to promote safety and optimal outcomes in equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with special needs. At 873 member centers, nearly 69,000 children and adults, including more than 6,700 veterans, may find improved health, wellness, fun and a sense of pride and independence through involvement with horses. Therapeutic horsemanship at member centers may include hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving, interactive vaulting, trail riding, competition, ground work and stable management. Through a wide variety of educational resources, the association helps individuals start and maintain successful EAAT programs. There are nearly 62,000 volunteers, 4,776 instructors, 7,943 equines and thousands of contributors from all over the world helping people at PATH Intl. Member Centers.

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