Committees Leadership

A list of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International committees is presented below.  Click on a committee to view committee members and PATH International staff liaison.

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  • Accreditation Site Visitors
    PATH International Accreditation Site Visitors
  • Accreditation Sub-Committee
    The sub-committee is responsible for the overall administration of the premier accredited center program and monitoring the effectiveness of the standards and accreditation site visit process and recommending changes.
  • Advanced Instructor Certification Evaluators
    PATH International Advanced Instructor Certification Evaluators
  • Associate Visitor Training Course Faculty
    PATH International Associate Visitor Training Faculty
  • Associate Visitor Training Course Faculty Trainer
    PATH International AVTC Faculty Trainer
  • CAT Faculty
    PATH International CAT Faculty
  • Certification Oversight Committee
    The PATH International Certification Oversight Committee is responsible for supervising the development and implementation of programs to certify individuals who provide equine assisted activities at various levels and in various disciplines. The Committee will ensure that the certification process accurately reflects the PATH International standards and code of ethics across the disciplines.
  • Certification Review and Development
    The task force is developing proposal for, gain input on, develop transition strategy for, and plan and lead implementation of outsourcing PATH International member education through curriculum approval and quality rating.
  • Communities Task Force
    Develop and implement systems and processes that connect individuals with a shared interest and/or purpose.
  • Driving Certification Evaluators
    PATH International Driving Certification Faculty and Evaluators
  • Driving Certification Sub-Committee
    The sub-committe helps PATH International develop and maintain standards in driving for individuals with disabilities at PATH International centers; to promote instructor certification opportunities in the area of driving; to generate interest in driving for individuals with disabilities and develop and share educational information regarding driving for the disabled.
  • Driving Faculty Trainer
    PATH International Driving Faculty Trainer
  • Education Oversight Committee
    The Education Oversight Committee supports PATH International as an educational leader in the equine-assisted activities and therapies industry. Provide oversight and direct review of all educational opportunities, review interdisciplinary educational projects related to equine-assisted activities and therapies and appoints works groups as needed.
  • Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Certification Evaluators/Faculty
    PATH International Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Evaluators for Worshops and Certifications
  • Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Certification Sub-Committee
    The sub-committe develops and improves the curriculum, puts the certification for the Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL) in place, trains those who will teach the ESMHL workshops and evaluates the certification components of the ESMHL certification.
  • Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Faculty Trainer
    PATH International Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Faculty Trainer
  • Equine Welfare
    The committee ensures the welfare of equines participating in PATH International programs.
  • Faculty Development Work Group
    Reviewing processes and procedures to develop and train faculty for PATH International educational programs.
  • Health and Education Advisory Group
    The advisory group serves as an advisory group for PATH International on all health and education related issues and assists in reviewing and selection of abstracts for national conference, review and update standards manual, resource for PATH International in the areas of health, medicine, research and saftey and terminology review.
  • Interactive Vaulting Facutly Trainer
    PATH International Interactive Vaulting Facutly Trainer
  • Interactive Vaulting Instructor Evaluators
    PATH International Interactive Vaulting Instructor Evaluators for Workshops and Certifications
  • Master Panel
    PATH International Master Instructor Panel
  • Master Panel Work Group
    Document processes to ensure consistency and clarity of Master level of certification
  • Membership Oversight Committee
    The Membership Oversight Committee members serve as ambassadors for the association and PATH International membership including recruiting, retaining and recognizing members; collaborate with groups within and outside of PATH International that can positively impact the success of PATH International members; lead PATH International efforts to recognize centers and individual members and participants; help coordinate states, regions and PATH International communities into effective networking systems.
  • Mentor Training Faculty
    PATH International Mentor Training Faculty