Board of Directors

Ashley Point

President

Ashley Point grew up in Marietta, Georgia and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1999.  After college she moved to Washington, DC to work in national political fundraising.  She continued her work in Texas and North Carolina for over 10 years, before attending the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, where […]

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Alayna Haynam

Board Member

Alayna graduated from Ohio Northern University with a degree in civil engineering. In 2011, she and her husband, Ryan, welcomed their first child, Mirabel. At 3 months old, Mirabel was diagnosed with Koolen-de Vries Syndrome. Alayna worked as a civil engineer in the water and wastewater treatment field for 12 years before deciding to stay […]

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Angela de Jong

Board Member

Angela has worked in radio and television since graduating from the University of Memphis in 1991. Her work earned her many accolades including two Emmy Awards. She is a Development Director at St. Ann Catholic School. Angela and her husband, Remco, have two children, Alyssa and Luca. In 2012, Alyssa was diagnosed with pediatric malignant melanoma. […]

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Neal Deremer

Board Member

Neal grew up in rural Nebraska working on his mom and dad’s farm until he enlisted into the US Air Force in 1990. While in the USAF he traveled around the world working various assignments in the IT and Communications field. His assignments included Italy, Germany, South Korea, Texas, The White House and Nebraska. While […]

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Kaci Fisher

Board Member

Kaci Fisher resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, Matt, and two children, Hudson (9) & Taylor (6). She is a magna cum laude graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration & more recently a Healthcare MBA. She is currently the Assistant Vice President of Strategic Alignment for […]

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Toni Burns

Board Member

Toni Burns has over 20 years as an educator and advocate for individuals with neuro-differences, coupled with early intervention case management supporting identified children and their families. Toni was born and raised in Connecticut and has lived in various places including Louisiana, Tennessee, Minnesota, Rhode Island and Colorado. She completed her undergrad work at Providence […]

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Emily Lemke

Board Member

Emily (she/her) has lived all over the United States, working in both music education and clinical mental health. She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland-Baltimore and a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Illinois. In 2018, Emily started Tiny Tubie Shop, an online store for medically […]

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Jessica Collier

Board Member

Jess grew up and resides in small town Kansas, graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in Public Relations and Human Resources. She is married to Ryan with two daughters, Carter (6) and Baker (3). She is currently the Human Resource Officer of a rural hospital, with 10 years of Human Resource experience under […]

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Patty Tiberg

Advisor to the Board of Directors

Patty Tiberg serves as the Vice President of Morris Media Network’s Enthusiast Group in Fort Worth, Texas. The media group publishes several equine related magazines and manages a variety of equine events, web sites and digital media platforms. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Patty worked as the director of member services for the Horse […]

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