US Navy Chief (Ret)
Woodworking Program Director
Pete Coffey, Director, Dare to Dream Ranch. An Army Veteran of Operations Uphold Democracy and Iraqi Freedom. He retired as a SFC and is currently an Emergency Management Specialist. He is a certified Coach/Mentor and Facilitator. He has over 15 years of experience with horses and crews for his family who compete in Endurance Rides and Hunter Pace events.
Jon Shelburne, President, Dare to Dream Ranch, Attorney at The Law Offices of Jon Shelburne,October 2011 – Present San Diego.Defend military personnel in courts-martial, administrative proceedings and other military related matters. Professor at Roger Williams University School of Law August 2002 – August 2011 Bristol, RI. Taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Trial Advocacy; Supervised the Criminal Defense Clinic; Director of Competitions. LtCol, USMCR2002 – 2011
Cyndi Chrostek, Director, Dare to Dream Ranch, Fly Tying/Fishing Program Director. has worked in a variety of positions including event planning, disaster management, medical research review and field sales support for a large medical device company. Now that her boys are grown, she enjoys spending her free time reading, fishing and volunteering.
Robbin M. Neill MSN-Ed, RN, VA-BC
Board Chair and Chair, Fundraising Committee
Owns two horses and trains using Natural Horsemanship skills. Has hosted several horse clinics.
Michelle Solomon, Board Member, 4th year student in doctorate program at Massachusetts School of Psychology. Passionate about helping our veterans and making a difference.
Dr. John Solomon, DO Board Member, family medicine physician in N. Smithfield RI. Passionate about making a difference in his patients lives.
Karen Dalton, Founder, Executive Vice President
Certified Health Coach, Executive Director of Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians. Life long horse enthusiast. Involved in Philanthropy for several years.