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 2022)

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)


horse and lady chasing black cow

Robin Waite,  Non-Pro

is a Research and Quality Manager at Perry Ice Cream.  She and her husband, Scott, manages their own farm, Waite-A-While Farm, in Corfu, NY (term expires 2022)


lady petting horse

Lesa Didas

Green Rider, Hornell, NY

​(term ends 2020)

Youth Director


Holly Shockro, Coach & Trainer

Holly & her husband, Dennis, own & operate Dry Brook Stables in Bernardston, MA.  (term ends 2022)



Lisa Sykes, Non-Pro 

Lisa and her husband, Peter, live in Canandaigua, NY where they own a small horse farm (term ends 2022)

Green Director~TBA


Danielle Foust has resigned from Green Director due to a busy life.  Thanks for all you have done for NYRCHA.  We will miss you Danielle.