Our Staff

If you are unsure who to contact call 425-882-1554 or e-mail us.





Sylvia Fuerstenberg Executive Director


Mary Gleason

Development Director


Cluny McCaffrey

Deputy Director


Wayne Miller

Facilities Director





Adaptive Services  





Kelly Chaplin Adaptive Services Director   Joan Myers Advanced Instructor


Katie Grossman



Jessica McKenzie

Advanced Instructor


Heather Nesse



Kimberly Mitchell



Sara Vowels



Natalie Steilling

Class Assistant/Instructor


Jane Chapin



Dolly Woerman

Class Assistant


Shannon Cochran

Class Assistant


Sarah Squires

Class Assistant


Nicole Lesh

Class Assistant










Therapy Services






Sarah Niwa, OT Therapy Services Director   Deb Peet-Walker, PT  Bear Creek Children's Therapy


Staci Sirois, PT, DPT Therapist


Jennifer Nash, OTR/L, PhD





Jenny Metz Special Events Manager


Kelli Imlay

Donor Database Coordinator


Melissa Kelley Grants Manager





Equine & Facilities        


Dana Richardson Equine Services Director


Tom Blanding

Maintenance Chief


Joan Myers Equine Consultant


 Miguel Flores

 Barn Staff


Zoe Rivera

Equine Assistant


Alisa Cervenak

Barn Staff


Shannon Shields Horse handler


Analesia Giammusso

Barn Staff


April Eichhorn Horse handler


Ashley Willey

Barn Staff


Anne Christensen Horse handler


Bernardo Flores

Barn Staff


Jessica McKenzie Horse handler


Lindsey Peterson

Barn Staff


Brianna Beatty Horse handler


Jose Castellon





Volunteer Services






Dana LaRue Volunteer Coordinator














Roxanne Corridan Registrar


Susan Couch

 Accounting Manager


Lisa Spann Administrative Assistant


Kristin Miller

Executive Assistant


Melanie Renk Administrative Assistant




Riding experiences at Little Bit can lead to beneficial life changes as unique as each rider. Your support allows Little Bit to help build brighter futures and greater opportunities for each of our riders in a fun environment.