Loudoun Therapeutic Riding has named Susan Fiske Koehler as its new executive director after serving in that position on an interim basis.
“From the beginning, Susan’s commitment to our riders, staff and to the horses was evident and we are thrilled that she has agreed to continue as our executive director,” stated LTR Board Chairwoman Reggie Howard. “Her leadership and extensive past experience in the nonprofit world represent the skill-sets needed to help us continue to serve our riders and to lead us to even greater heights moving forward.”
In 2016, Koehler was selected as a certified governance trainer by BoardSource. She also serves as a judge for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s AIM award for the best managed nonprofit in the DMV area. She has served as executive director for two other nonprofits, helping them scale systems and resources to grow programs and mission impact. She also has expertise in fundraising and revenue development. Among her accomplishments is securing the first million-dollar gift for a conservation nonprofit.
The oldest therapeutic riding center in Virginia,Loudoun Therapeutic Riding annually servesmore than 350 children and adults living with physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities through the contributions of a staff of 10, a herd of 14 horses and ponies, 100 weekly volunteers and community donations.