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President Angie Sheer

Angie Sheer is the Founder and Executive Director of Equus Medendi. She studied at MRILC under the direction of Monty Roberts, the original “Horse Whisperer”. Angie is an EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Certified Equine Specialist as well as a Trauma Resiliency Model Trainer certified by the Trauma Resource Institute.

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Vice President Susan Lilly

Susan Lilly, LMFT, LPCC, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, received her M.S in Counseling from CSUF in 1992. She studied Somatic Psychology at SBGI focusing on the Neuroscience of relationships and, Trauma Recovery. Susan has served as Vice President and Clinical Director of Equus Medendi since 2012 and is also certified by EAGALA.

Steve Evans CFO

CFO/Secretary Steve Evans

Steve Evans has been the volunteer Chief Financial Officer and Secretary for Equus Medendi since 2009. Steve brings over 30 years of Executive Business Management experience to Equus Medendi. Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from California State University at San Bernardino.


Board Member Erin Mancha

Erin Mancha, MA, MFTI has worked with youth, families, and youth service agencies for the past 15 years. She has 12 years of experience serving on various Boards of Directors. She is a certified facilitator through the Institute of Cultural Affairs in group facilitation methods, and strategic planning. She has consulted for non-profits and conducted trainings in staff development, program development, board development and strategic planning.

Fred Dunning Board member

Board Member Fred Dunning

Fred “Bo” Dunning , MFTI has been a Member of our Board of Directors since 2013. He received is M.A in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University for the main purpose of working with Veterans and their families. He retired from the US Air Force in 2004 and is a Desert Storm Combat Veteran.


Board Member Jorge Aguayo

Jorge Aguayo is a combat decorated Marine who served with the Third Marine Division as an Infantry man. He is studying Psychology at CSUSB while completing his work study at the Loma Linda VA Hospital. Jorge is providing peer support and outreach to Equus Medendi.


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