Meet the directors


horse and cow


Joe Decker, Coach & Trainer

Joe, an avid roper, owns, operates & trains at his ranch, Clay Bottom Quarter Horses, in Belmont, NY (term ends 2021)

Vice President



Wendy Kuhn,  Non-Pro

Wendy and her husband, John, own B&N Disposal Inc. and manage their ranch, Cedar Ridge both in Farmington, NY. (term ends 2020)



Robin Waite,  Non-Pro

is a Research and Quality Manager at Perry's Ice Cream.  She and her husband, Scott, manages their farm, Waite-A-While Farm, in Corfu, NY (term expires 2021)


lady petting horse

Lesa Didas, Green Rider

works for Alfred University

  Hornell, NY

​(term ends 2020)

Youth Director


Holly Shockro, Coach & Trainer

Holly & her husband, Dennis, own and operate Dry Brook Stables in Bernardston, MA.  (term ends 2021)



Lisa Sykes, Non-Pro 

Lisa and her husband, Peter, live in Canandaigua, NY where they own a small horse farm (term ends 2021)

Green Director

blue shirt on horse

Jacob Partridge, Non Pro

Jacob works at Anderson Equipment in Rochester, NY as Lead Mechanic.  He and his wife, Lauren, live at their farm in Arkport, NY.  

(term ends 2020)