Council Members

Virginia Representative
2018-2020

Maryland Representative
2017-2019

Virginia Representative
2017-2019

At-Large Representative
2018-2020

Virginia Representative
2017-2019

At-Large Representative
2018-2020

Virginia Representative
2018-2020
Executive Committee,
Vice-Chair

Virginia Representative
2017-2019

At-Large Representative
2017-2019
Executive Committee

At-Large Representative
2018-2020
Executive Committee 

At-Large Representative
2018-2020

Virginia Representative
2018-2020
Executive Committee,
Marketing and Outreach,
Chair

At-Large Representative
2018-2020

At-Large Representative
2017-2019

Maryland Representative
2018-2020

Maryland Representative
2018-2020

Maryland Representative
2017-2019

Maryland Representative
2017-2019

At-Large Representative
2018-2020
Executive Committee, Chair

At-Large Representative
2018-2020

Ex-Officio Members

Chair,
MARE Center Council

Interim Dean
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine

EMC Director

Family Representative

Director/CEO,
Morven Park
Executive Director,
Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation

University Representatives

Director of Major Gifts,
EMC

Associate Vice President of
Development for Colleges

Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery, EMC

Founding Members

  • Daniel V. Flynn, VMD
  • Bertram R. Firestone
  • Diana J. Firestone

Council Objectives

  • To provide advice and counsel to the center's director and staff in order to meet the needs of the equine industry and of the constituency it serves;
  • To provide assistance in generating private support to further the operations, enhancement, and expansion of the programs;
  • To assist in informing the public about the center's contributions to the equine industry in the Commonwealth and the Mid-Atlantic region; and
  • To strengthen case referrals and facilitate communication with clients and practitioners.