"Volunteering at Hearts & Horses has been the most rewarding thing I have done in my life."

 

"This program has given me purpose again."

 

"Hearts & Horses has inspired my son to dream big, for the first time in his life."

 

"My horse makes me feel like somebody on a day when I feel like nobody."

Board of Directors

Hearts & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in 1997.  Our board of directors volunteer their time acting as advisors and advocates, ensuring that the mission of Hearts & Horses is carried out with the most transparency and proper allocation of funds.  Our board’s wide variety of experience in business and finance assists us in gathering contributions and support on behalf of our organization. This support allows us to remain financially accessible to the community of children and adults with disabilities and continue to serve with the highest standards well into the future.
BOB HUFF

BOB HUFF

President

Retired from cement sales and marketing industry. Joined December, 2007

MICHELLE GRIFFITH

MICHELLE GRIFFITH

Secretary

Certified Pricing Professional; Director of Pricing, H&R Block. Joined September, 2016.

ADAM BLIVEN

ADAM BLIVEN

Treasurer

Senior Vice President, Advantage Bank. Joined September, 2016

ROGER BATES

ROGER BATES

Board Member

Retired Financial Advisor with Bouchard-Bates-Ripsam-Boxleitner Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. Former co-owner of Bates & Bates, Certified Public Accountants and Past Chairman of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. Joined February, 2014

WOLFGANG BECKER

WOLFGANG BECKER

Board Member

Retired owner of a consulting and engineering firm for the oil and gas industry and V.P. of Operations for the U.S. branch of an international process equipment producer. Joined September, 2016.

DEBRA DEHN

DEBRA DEHN

Board Member

Vice President, Front Range Fire Protection, Inc; Owner, Saddle Ridge Farms, LLC; CSU Cooperative Extension 4-H-Leader and Larimer County 4-H Horse Superintendent; retired Science teacher – Thompson R2-J; Joined April, 2011

JARED GOODMAN

JARED GOODMAN

Board Member

Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield. Joined March, 2017.

JUDY WHICHARD

JUDY WHICHARD

Board Member

President, Consulting Associates, a company specializing in research, evaluation, grant writing and strategic planning. Former educator at Colorado State University and administrator at Aims Community College. Joined September, 2016.