Board Members

Vicki Forster (President)
Owner/Manager Northwind Kennels, Previously a Police Officer including K9. Avid Equestrian.

Margaret Eby (Secretary)
Over 15 years experience in Washington State Government ranging from clerical to program management. She has severed on several advisory boards and task forces. Graduated from University of Puget Sound and Cottey College. Equestrian.

Sandi Gendreau (Treasurer)
Office Manager, Bookkeeper and Horsewoman

Margaret Mason (Executive Director)
R.N., B.S.N. Honors Graduate Pacific Lutheran University. Past Employment includes R.N.3 Child Study and Treatment Center, Bethel School District School
Nurse and R.N. 3 Nursing Supervisor Western State Psychiatric Hospital. Professional Equestrian (Rider, Trainer and Coach) having won 16 Regional and 5 National Championships.

Susan Giannini (Financial Planner/Advisor)
23 years with Prudential Financial. Graduate of the University of Florida. Past experience in community service programs includes: volunteer with the Florida Guaridan ad Litem program, support group facilitator with Safe Place Shelter, Olympia, WA. Horse enthusiast/owner

Diane Harris (Director)
Equestrian Riding Master Degree from Meredith Manor College

Program Advisors

Advisors are not Members of the Board

Dr. John Traber (Program Advisor)
Veterinarian (Equine Practitioner in Arizona, Washington and Oregon)

Dr. Sherry Webster (Program Advisor)
Pediatrician and Child Adolescent Psychiatrist. Retired Director of the Child Study and Treatment Center.

Vickey Smith, DVM (Program Advisor)
Small animal veterinarian in Washington State, also a commissioned officer in the US Army Reserves Veterinary Corps and volunteer for Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue, Woodbrook Hunt Club member and foxhunter.

Norm Webster
Honorably served 36 years in the military both Active Duty and with the Reserves. His service included both clinical and administrative capacities during Viet Nam and Desert Storm. In 2002 he retired as a USAF Colonel. Mr. Webster also retired from the State of Washington with a total of 35 years of service working with adult and youth to include being the CEO of a child psychiatric hospital and Deputy Director of the Mental Health Division. He served as a member of the Children's Long Term Program Inspection of Care Team and later as the program director.

Dr. Henry Reitzug
Founding physician of Woodcreek Healthcare.

Norman R. Webster
Previous CEO of Child Study and Treatment Center

We are thankful to receive endorsing letters of support from the following individuals and groups:

Steve Brown - Bethel School District, Director of Community Connections, National Champion Horse Judge

Kathrin Christensen - Mental Health Counselor at Horizon Treatment Services

Joe Jones Jr. - Cutting Corners Ranch and National Cutting Horse Judge

Jonathan McNally - Community Youth Services

Phyllis A. Ryan - Trainer/Manager Felicity Farm, U.S.A. Equestrian Steward

Kyle Williams - Editor of Washington Thoroughbred Magazine

Beth Wilson - Pierce County Health Department Positive Steps Program