Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Reappointment of Dream Catchers Executive

WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced additional appointments to his administration. Nancy Paschall, Executive Director of Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center was reappointed as vice chairman of the Virginia Horse Industry Board.

Nancy and the additional appointees will join McAuliffe's administration to focus on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Horse Industry Board, the 1994 result of legislation and a statewide referendum, is a 12-member board responsible for the promotion and economic development of the horse industry in Virginia. The board operates through the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Carefully developing and following its strategic plan, the Board has awarded over $2 million in grants to promote the horse industry in Virginia.

"It's an honor to continue serving as the Vice Chairman of the Virginia Horse Industry Board at the request of Governor McAuliffe and the Commonwealth of Virginia," said Nancy Paschall, Executive Director of Dream Catchers. "I'm eager to continue working alongside my colleagues as we focus on our comprehensive marketing efforts to promote Virginia for being a horse-friendly state and home to high-caliber horse events and venues."

For more information about Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center, please call (757) 566-1775 or visit www.dreamcatchers.org.

About Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center
Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center is the premier therapeutic riding center between Richmond and Virginia Beach. Located in Toano, Virginia, Dream Catchers is a nonprofit organization hosting more than 120 therapeutic riding lessons each week to help children and adults with special needs reach their potential and make dreams come true. Dream Catchers holds a perfect score in certification by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH), which promotes safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding throughout the world serving men, women and children with special needs through a variety of equine-assisted activities and therapy programs.

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