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

​​Providing Animal Assisted Therapies Since 1984


Brooke McBride - Executive Director/PATH Certified Instructor

Julie Dorn - Program Director/Lead PATH Certified Instructor

Jerusha Goulette - Volunteer/Office Coordinator

Deb Welch - Office Assistant

Sausha Davis - PATH Certified Instructor

John Piester - Grounds and Maintenance

Kay Gosnell - Chore Assistant

Bob & Linda Green - Chore Assistants

President: Adam Axthlem - Tyson Foods: Sales Specialist

President Elect: Abby Persinger - Educator and Community Volunteer

Treasurer: Josh Sherer - AALFS Manufaturing: Vice President, Finance and CFO

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


Lisa Max - Ho Chunk: Finance Manager

Doug Marx - Western Equity Group: Investments

Patrick J. Jennings - Woodbury County Attorney

Lori Marx - Great West Casualty Company: Insurance Underwriter

Lindsey Kovarna - Thompson Electric Company: Human Resource Director

Taylor Keller - IBC Insurance: Commercial Insurance Agent

STARS 2017 Staff & Board of Directors