Instructor/Trainer Committee

Mission

To promote the pursuit of excellence in dressage instruction and training.

Goals

  1. Provide education.
  2. Set certification standards.
  3. Develop and implement instructor certification programs.
  4. Increase the number of Certified Instructors.

Objectives

  1. Host one FEI-Level Trainers Conference.
  2. Increase number of FEI instructor workshops and exams available in 2021.
  3. Increase certification exam opportunities at Training – Fourth Level.
  4. Evaluate workshop and pre-certification formats (education for all versus certification preparation):
    1. Determine ways to engage GMOs in providing “general” education
    2. Review format to prepare instructors for certification
  5. Continue to promote certified instructors via Meet the Certified Instructor columns in both the magazine and on social media.
  6. Continue outreach to certified instructors to provide education articles and tips for the magazine and social media.
  7. Continue to develop online education resources for instructors.

Members

Position Region Name & Email Phone Fax
Chair 7 Liselotte Fore (707) 579-5370 (707) 579-5780
Co-Chair 8 Sarah Geikie (860) 208-1646
Liaison 2 Katherine L. Robertson (859) 271-7877 (859) 971-7722
Member 1 Bailey E Cook (919) 967-6095
Member 1 Deborah Ann Bowman (540) 661-6069
Member 2 Jennifer L Baumert (860) 208-6116 (860) 208-6116
Member 5 Rachel Satory Saavedra (925) 577-7998 (925) 244-1909
Member 5 Sarah M Martin (720) 891-1369
Member 8 Vicki Hammers-O'neil (203) 213-2798 (203) 235-5139
Member 8 Fern Z Feldman (203) 272-0711 (203) 272-0711
Member 8 Ann L Guptill (860) 873-8108 (860) 873-8108