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:

Debbie Hutchison, Program Director/Barn Manager:

Yvonne Darlington, Volunteer Coordinator:


Yvonne Darlington, PATH-certified Instructor

Christi Doyle, PATH-certified Instructor

Samantha Hartzell, PATH-certified Instructor

Debbie Hutchison, PATH-certified Instructor

Christopher Jones, PATH-certified Instructor

John Murdoch, PATH-certified Driving Instructor

Renee Vaughn, PATH-certified Instructor

Christina Wise, PATH-certified Instructor

Board of Directors

Bob Makos, Chairperson; Wealth Management Director, PNC Wealth Management

Colleen Krcelich, CPA, VIce Chairperson; Werner CPA

Denise deMena, CPA, Treasurer; Morey, Nee, Buck & Oswald, LLC

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

Bernard Bujnowski; Retired, AMR Director, PPL Utilities

Diane Cavanagh, Ph.D.; Professor, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, East Stroudsburg University

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

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

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

Kimberly Hirschman; Community Volunteer

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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