Our Team

Our Team: Dedicated. Professional. Caring.

MTRA is proud of its dedicated staff. As a charitable non-profit organization, MTRA is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and is managed by a professional staff of four paid employees. The staff is augmented by over 100 active volunteers who further support our daily operations.

Pam Morriston, MTRA Barn Manager & Equine Director

Pam Morrison, MTRA Executive Director

Pam Morrison, Executive Director

PATH Certified Instructor, Pam received her certification in 2009 while working at Harmony Farms in Rockledge, Florida, where she later became Program Director. After five years with Harmony Farms, Pam moved to Hidden Acres in Port St. John to help with a new equine program focusing on at-risk youth, as well as conducting riding lessons for all levels of dressage, hunter/jumper, trail and obstacle challenges for beginner through intermediate riders. Her love for the horse and passion for equine-assisted therapeutic riding brought her to MTRA.

Pam began as our head instructor for the Hillcrest School program in the fall of 2014, and was promoted to Program Director in the fall of 2015. On July 1, 2018, we were pleased to announce her promotion to Executive Director of MTRA.

Pam studied at the University of Southern Maine and held a career in general management in the country club industry. She served on the PATH International National Conference Committee in 2013 as a chair of hospitality and entertainment. Pam also served on the committee for the PATH Regional Conference in 2012, held in Tampa. Pam and her husband, Brett, are welcome fixtures at MTRA and we are blessed to have both of them in our family.

Nancy Moore, Administrative Assistant

Nancy and her husband moved to Florida Nance Moore -office assistantseven years ago from Columbus, Ohio. Before her retirement in 2011, she worked for E-One, the fire truck manufacturer, in Ocala, Florida. Nancy came to MTRA as a volunteer leader/sidewalker as she loves horses and enjoys helping. She stepped up when MTRA’s previous administrative assistant retired and has kept our client and volunteer data records current and accurate. She really enjoys working with the staff, clients and volunteers at MTRA. As a recent retiree, Nancy enjoys aerobic classes, synchronized swimming, mah jongg, trivia, and many other activities at Del Webb Spruce Creek retirement community where she lives. She also volunteers as a reading tutor at Belleview Santos Elementary.