Board of Directors
In 2003, Jerry and his wife Gloria, a retired elementary school principal, moved to the Brevard area, anticipating a relaxed life style in the outdoors, hiking, fly fishing, traveling and playing golf. Within a short time he decided it was time to contribute to the community and ultimately served on several non-profit boards. Jerry was raised around Standardbred race horses a good part of his life and with his background in health becoming involved with Free Rein was a perfect fit.
Jerry and his wife live in the Cedar Mountain area, along with their Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Murphy.
Linda’s retired professional background consists of Compliance Analyst for an E-Rate Program, Office Manager of The Free Clinic of Transylvania County and Business Officer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Nephrology. Linda also enjoys woodworking with her husband, Kevin and hiking with their daughter, granddaughter and dogs.
Donna spent her 27-year career at SunTrust Banks as Vice President/IT Project Management Office, executing multi-million dollar projects through life-cycles that included mergers, software and hardware development and implementation, and systems maintenance and upgrades. Donna also developed and delivered PM training and support to the PMO.
Donna lives in Connestee Falls with her husband Dave and their two cats, Murphy and Louie.
She has been happily married to Brian for over thirty years and they have two wonderful young adult children, Eric and Sarabeth.
Upon moving to Brevard in 2014 she discovered Free Rein, became a volunteer in 2015 and fell in love with the horses, students and the wonderful success stories she was able to observe first hand. She is married and has two adult daughters and two rescues, a dog and cat. Voted treasurer in 2016 to current.