Karin Stoll, MSW, DCSW – HHK Founder
Executive Director - Karin Stoll
2020-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President - Karin Stoll
Karin Stoll was born and raised in New York. She was educated in Boston, MA., receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Lesley College and her Masters in Social Work from the Boston University School of Social Work. Ms. Stoll is a licensed clinical social worker in New York, Massachusetts and Hawaii and has a Diplomate Board Certification from the National Association of Social Workers. She is an avid horsewoman. Riding since age fourteen, instructing since seventeen. Ms. Stoll has become a strong voice in the Pet Therapy movement, having incorporated her own pets into her therapeutic practice since 1992.
Vice President - (open)
Treasurer - Laurie Forman, CPA
Secretary - Zoe Babbits
Zoe Babbits is an artist who grew up owning horses in San Diego, California. She worked with Saddlebred show horses as a groom and assistant trainer most of her young adult life. Now semi retired and living on Kauai, she is a painter on canvas and surfboards and enjoys volunteering with Healing Horses Kauai.
Volunteer Coordinator - Kathleen Bock
Kathleen move to Kauai in May, 2019. She has a degree in Business-Human Resource Management. She is employed as a TSA Supervisor and has had managerial roles in the clothing manufacturing and import industry. She discovered equine therapy, while living in Colorado, after witnessing the positive effects a roommate’s horse had on her visiting adult son with autism. After that experience she began to volunteer at an equine therapy center in Colorado and now we are happy to welcome her to Healing Horses Kauai.
Member-at-Large - Linda Bonds
Pursuing a quiet life on Kauai, Linda trains horses and riders with a devotion to excellence, experienced understanding and respect for the horse, and an unusually insightful and clear communicative ability toward the developing rider. A rider since age 6 (cattle round-ups, jumping, race & polo horse training) she been a barn manager and world class trainer.
*If you are interested in joining our board or volunteering in any capacity don't be shy - let us know. Join us at any of our monthly volunteer meetings. (We are especially seeking individuals with experience in realty, grant writing, facility maintenance, banking, horse training).
The members serving on the board have been involved with social work and counselling, art, finance, horse training, horse therapy and ranch management. Program volunteers work in: health care, animal science, equestrian breeding and genetics, social work, web design, retail, education, ranching/farming and are also involved with other Kauai organizations on (Burial Council, Master Gardeners, Scouts, 4-H, K.O.R.E. surf, the Surfrider Foundation, etc.). With such a diverse population of folks, we have a large pool of knowledge available to draw from to plan, coordinate and carry out a variety of projects/events.
VOLUNTEERS - MORE COMING SOON