About Us

EDPA Executive Board

President

Carl Mitz

 

4386 Gaskamp Rd

Washington, Texas 77880

 

mitzequine@aol.com

979-203-0223

Vice-President

Randy Verink DVM

 

12199 W Dralle Rd

Manhattan, IL 60442

 

eqdocrandy@aol.com

815-478-7583

Treasurer

David Butts

 

8501 Dollyhyde Rd

Union Bridge, MD 21791

 

d3butts@aol.com

301-898-7695

 

Secretary

Tanya Okerlund

 

14053 Rte 6
Smethport, PA 16749
814-778-5331
814-598-2919

wbstables2008@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDPA Executive Staff

Executive Secretary

Robin Mingione

 

Robin was raised on one of the leading American Miniature Horse and Shetland Pony farms in the world- Little King Farm in Madison Indiana, managing upwards to 500 horses, training, breeding, showing, and hosting auctions and event promotions. Her hands on experience with the management of these horses lead her to understand the need for routine dental maintenance and having qualified equine dental providers available for horses and horse owners.  Robin earned her degree in Communications from Hanover College with extensive experience in business management, marketing, advertising and event coordinating. Robin has been an Executive Director, Board of Director or committee member for many businesses including: Unbridled Inc, Little King Farm Inc, Advanced Care Centers Inc, Natural Trade Company Inc, American Hackney Horse Society, Prince of Peace Schools, American Miniature Horse Association, and the American Shetland Pony Club ranging in fields from medical and import/export to equine. She has had several articles published in multiple horse magazines and was an editor for the International Show Horse Magazine.
She is also a licensed judge for the AMHR, ASPC and ASPR.

 

ExecSec@EDPAonline.org

812-493-3707

 

Executive Treasurer

Beverly Acton Barker

 

Beverly grew up in the Quarter Horse world showing and competing in rodeos. She was on the Texas A & M Rodeo Team and graduated from Texas A&M in 1980 with a degree in Range Science and Ranch Management Option. She continued to compete in rodeo, raise 2 daughters and is now a proud grandparent of 4. She worked in accounting services in Wyoming and as office manager for Freedom Hill Farm in Texas.

 

bbgalfromtexas@gmail.com

979-739-7891

 

EDPA Committee Chairman

Certification Director

Certification Committee Chairman

Rebecca Green

 

 becca3146@hotmail.com

517-282-2577

 

Grievance Committee Chairman

Jay Absher

432-940-1014