American Horse Council Announces Board of Trustees Officers


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American Horse Council (AHC) President, Julie Broadway announces the following changes to AHC Board of Trustees:

  • At the June 2024 AHC Annual Meeting, the Board of Trustees elected the following Officers:
    • Marilyn Bertera, Chair; representing US Trotting Association (USTA).
    • Joe Wilson, Vice Chair; representing Thoroughbred Racing Association (TRA).
    • Matt Iuliano, Treasurer; representing The Jockey Club.
    • Kristin Werner, Secretary; representing The Jockey Club.
    • Dr. Rick Mitchell, Past Chair; representing United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).
  • Also, the following standing committee chairs were approved: Kathy Alm, of PATH International as chair of Equine Welfare; Dr. Katie Flynn, of USEF as chair of Health; Joe Wilson of TRA as chair of Racing Advisory; Randy Rasmussen of Back Country Horsemen of America as chair of Recreation/Trails/Land Use; Billy Smith of National Reining Horse Association as chair of shows/competitions; Tom O’Mara of USEF as chair of the Regulatory committee. A full list of committee members can be found on the AHC website at www.horsecouncil.org

Broadway stated, “We are pleased to welcome Chair Marilyn Bertera and Vice Chair Joe Wilson to new leadership roles on the board. They bring additional depth and strength to the board, and we believe their knowledge and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to advocate for our industry. We also want to acknowledge and thank Dr Rick Mitchell for the three years of service as chair. His leadership was crucial during the challenges of the pandemic, and we are pleased to announce that he will continue to service on the Health Committee and the Regulatory Committee, ensuring a smooth transition and continuity of service.

A highlight video of the 2024 National Issues Forum can be found at 2024 AHC National Issues Forum Highlight Reel (youtube.com)

About the American Horse Council
As the national association representing all segments of the horse industry in Washington, D.C., the American Horse Council works daily to represent equine interests and opportunities.

Contact: Julie Broadway
American Horse Council
Phone: 202-296-4031
Email: jbroadway@horsecouncil.org