Who We Are

We are very proud to have a wonderful and dedicated staff at Equine Advocates and we’re pleased to introduce you to our key personnel:


Susan Wagner,
President & Founder
with Annie
Karen & Bobby II
Karen Wagner,
VP/Development Director
with Bobby II Freedom
Colleen Cronin
Colleen Cronin,
Director of Humane Education
Don Oakes
Don Oakes,
Director of Administration
with Peggy

Marissa Russo,
Communications & Social Media
Manager with Lily

Tricia DeHart,
Donor Relations Manager
with Terry
Melissa Murray with Prince
Melissa Murray,
Equine Care Manager
with Prince
Courtney Preston,
Assistant Equine Care Manager
with Sarah
Sonya Burke at Equine Advocates
Sonya Burke,
Barn Manager
with Spirit
Mannie for the web
Mannie Ramirez,
Maintenance Supervisor
with his adorable dog, Chato

We are also proud to introduce you to our Board of Directors

Jeffrey Tucker, Chairman

Susan Wagner, President

Donna Nadeau, Vice President

Kelley Watts, Treasurer

Karen Wagner, Secretary

Ellen Goldner, Director

Elisa Haworth, Director

Yvette Jackson, Director

Marilyn Sygrove, Director

Below is additional information concerning our work and financials

2019 Audited Financial Statement

2019 Annual Report

2019 990

Note:  Please note that the Board reviews and sets the salary and benefits for the President/Chief Executive Officer.