2017 Board Of Directors

Sonia Koczekan, Secretary

Sonia, CanTRA Coach/Examiner has been involved in therapeutic riding for over 40 years. Sonia has served on the board since the late 1990's serving as Secretary, Chair of many committees and Secretary/Treasurer.

Sonia has been Director of Therapeutic Riding at Exhibition Therapeutic Riding Academy (ExTRA) which is part of the Riding Academy at the Horse Palace since it's inception in 2003.  Sonia designed and runs this program, she also developed the content for and teaches week-long therapeutic riding camps for injured soldiers.

Sonia has received North York Volunteer Award in 1991, Governor General's Caring Canadian Award in 1998, Emergency Services Award in 2002 and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Medal.