The Stoneybrook Foundation employs six full or part-time staff to operate our program, administration, and facilities needs. This team is critical to the growth and success of the center, and interacts with the volunteers, students, and caretakers on a daily basis. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. See employment for current job openings.
Josh was born and raised in the Laurel Highlands, and has an extensive background in construction and land and grounds management. Josh’s background has given him a vast variety of knowledge from taking care of the animals to grounds keeping and mechanical to electrical issues. Josh and his fiancee, Susan, are also the on-site caretakers for the property, and look forward to establishing their home on the farm. In their free time they enjoy being outdoors, either hunting or hiking or just enjoying the beauty of nature.
Facilities & Equine Caregiver
Amanda started at the Stoneybrook Foundation in 2016. She has always loved horses and has four of her own, including Teech, whom she leases to the center for therapy use. Before coming to the Stoneybrook Foundation, Amanda earned her certification as a Veterinary Assistant. She is also obtaining her certification through PATH, Intl. to be a Registered Level Riding Instructor.
Becky earned a BA in Legal Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and a Paralegal Certificate from Duquesne University. Before coming to the Stoneybrook Foundation, she worked 15 years as a Paralegal. She started as a volunteer, but now manages the office and support services for the center. She is also obtaining her certification through PATH, Intl. to be a Registered Level Riding Instructor.
Program Manager & Advanced Level Riding Instructor
Kim has a BS in Business Management and Communications from the University of Phoenix. She has a background in showing in the AQHA circuit. Kim is a PATH, Intl. Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Many weekends Kim can be found in the dressage show ring with her horse Luna. Kim leases Luna and Kalypso to our therapeutic riding program.
Registered Level Riding Instructor
Katey is a PATH International and AAHS certified riding instructor who holds a degree in Equine Studies from Centenary University and a Bachelors of Science in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University. Katey is a life-long equestrian and has experience working in many aspects of the equine industry, including: Riding Instructor, Show Groom, Equestrian Program Director, and Horse Drawn Carriage Driver. Katey believes that good horsemanship goes far beyond riding and enjoys teaching students both in the saddle and out. She takes pride in watching her students learn, grow, and push beyond their perceived boundaries and limitations.
Registered Level Riding Instructor
Kayla grew up around horses and loves them to this day. She is training and progressing in dressage, jumping and Western riding. Kayla is a PATH, Intl. Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor. In addition to teaching lessons at the Stoneybrook Foundation, Kayla coordinates the needs for the facility and horse care.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Stoneybrook Foundation is governed by a voluntary board of directors. The Board meets regularly at the center or other specified location. Annual Strategic Planning Meetings take place off-site for a 2-day session (date, time TBA). Please contact Lin Podolinsky, Board Secretary, if you would like to attend a meeting or are interested in center development.