STARS 2017 Staff & Board of Directors

​​Providing Animal Assisted Therapies Since 1984


​Brooke McBride - Executive Director| PATH Certified Instructor| EAGALA Certified Facilitator

Julie Dorn - Program Director| Head PATH Certified Instructor| EAGALA Certified Facilitator

Jerusha Goulette - Volunteer/Office Coordinator| EAGALA Certified Facilitator

Deb Welch - Office Assistant

Sausha Davis - PATH Certified Instructor​

Bailey Van Ginkel - Intern & PATH Instructor in Training

John Piester - Grounds and Maintenance

Dave Molstad - Grounds and Maintenance

Kay Gosnell - Chore Assistant

Bob & Linda Green - Chore Assistants

712.239.5042 - 33148 K-22, SIOUX CITY, IOWA 51108

President: Adam Axthlem - Tyson Foods: Sales Specialist

President Elect: Abby Persinger - Educator and Community Volunteer

Treasurer: Lisa Max - Ho Chunk: Finance Manager

Secretary: Jennifer Coffey - Culligan of Sioux City: General Manager


Jaclyn Paulson - Be Yoga Studio: Yoga Instructor & Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Doug Marx - Western Equity Group: Investments

Lori Marx - Great West Casualty Company: Insurance Underwriter

Lindsey Kovarna - Thompson Electric Company: Human Resource Director

Taylor Keller - IBC Insurance: Commercial Insurance Agent