Board and Staff

Board and Staff

As a charitable non-profit organization, Equi-librium is governed by a 20-member, all-volunteer Board of Directors, and managed by a professional staff of 15 paid employees, of whom 3 are full-time. The staff is assisted by over 150 active volunteers who support the daily operations of the program. As a Premier Accredited Center of PATH International, our instructors are Certified in Equine Assisted Activities and the therapists are Registered with both PATH International and the American Hippotherapy Association.

From left to right: ESU Intern Molly Kuhn, Instructor Renee Vaughn, board member Adele Fagan

Administrative Staff

Cheryl Baker, CEO:

Jen Housden, Administrative Assistant:

Debra Ann Yeager, Program Director/Barn Manager:

Yvonne Darlington, Volunteer Coordinator:

Dave Smith, Facilities and Maintenance Manager


Yvonne Darlington, PATH-certified Instructor

Christi Doyle, PATH-certified Instructor

Danielle Drosnock, PATH-certified Instructor

Samantha Hartzell, PATH-certified Instructor

Debra Ann Yeager, PATH-certified Instructor

John Murdoch, PATH-certified Driving Instructor

Renee Vaughn, PATH-certified Instructor

Christina Wise, PATH-certified Instructor

Brigita McKelvie, Instructor in Training

Devin Munoz, Instructor in Training

Rachel Volk, Instructor in Training


Board of Directors

Colleen Krcelich, CPA, Chairperson; Werner CPA

Bernard Bujnowski, VIce Chairperson; Retired, AMR Director, PPL Utilities

Denise deMena, CPA, Treasurer

Adele Fagan, Secretary; Retired, Air Products & Chemicals

Alice Balsone; Retired, Global Engineering Systems and Solutios Manager, Air Products & Chemicals

Wenda Boyer; Owner/Artist; Braided Love

Ron Brubaker; Manufacturing VPDS/Lean Manager, Victaulic

Jennifer Cona, Scheduling Coordinator, Veritext

Mark Culp; Director of Facilities & Campus Safety, Northampton Community College

Tom Daub, President, Brown Daub Inc.

Timothy Duckworth, Esq.; Partner, Mosebach, Funt, Dayton & Duckworth, P.C.

Nancy Ehle, Community Volunteer

Liza Green, MD, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital

Mark D. Hartney; Community and Economic Development Administrator, Northampton County Economic Development

Kimberly Hirschman; Community Volunteer

Jennifer Kilareski, Community Volunteer

Margaret (Maggie) Murphy, Executive Director, NAMI

Casey Noble; Associate Project Manager, Liberty Property Trust

Lynne Paul; Community Volunteer

Elizabeth Scofield; Community Volunteer

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Polly Beste; Chairperson Emeritus


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