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Franklin, TN 37069
Organization Details

Executive Director


Executive Director Mr. Thom Bosse
E-mail tbosse@saddleupnashville.org
Term Start February 2021
Thom's Experience:

Senior Staff


Name Title
Mr. Knox Brewer Development Director
Ms. Lindsey Wood PATH Intl Inst/Evl Program Operations Director
Ms. Sally Stonage Volunteer Services Director
Mr. Russell Harkai Property Director

Staff

Full Time Staff 10
Part Time Staff 19
Volunteers 500
Contractors 1
Retention Rate 70%

Plans & Policies

Does your organization have a Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does your organization have a Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 5
When was the Strategic Plan adopted? May 2013
Does your organization have a Management Succession Plan? Yes
Does your organization have a Policy and Procedure Plan? Yes
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? Yes
Does the organization have a Whistle Blower Policy? Yes
Does the organization have a Document Destruction Policy? Yes

Evaluation

Is there a formal evaluation for... Frequency (if applicable)
CEO/Executive Director Yes Annually
Senior Management Yes Annually
Non-Management Yes Annually

Affiliations

Affiliation Year
American Hippotherapy Association 2010
Belmont University 2010
Center for Nonprofit Management CEO Network 2017
Center for Nonprofit Management Excellence Network 2003
Community Health Charities 2008
Society for Human Resource Management 2010
Williamson County Chamber of Commerce 2004

External Assessments and Accreditations

Assessment/Accreditation Year
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International Premier Accredited Center 2015
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International Premier Accredited Center 2020

Awards


Award / Recognition Organization Year
Board Member of the Year Finalist Kraft CPA 2011
Finalist Revenues Development Award The Frist Foundation 2013
Finalist Youth Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards 2018
Innovation in Action Finalist Frist Foundation 2011
Model Behavior Volunteer spotlight NFocus Magazine 2018
National Independent Youth Rider of the Year NARHA 2009
National Youth Equestrian of the Year PATH Intl. (formerly NARHA) 2012
Region 5 Certified Professional of the Year PATH Intl. 2012
Region 5 Certified Professional of the Year PATH Intl. 2014
Region 5 Equine of the Year PATH Intl. 2014
Region 5 Horse of the Year NARHA 2006
Region 5 Instructor of the Year NARHA 2007
Region 5 Instructor of the Year NARHA 2011
Region 5 Veterinarian of the Year PATH Intl. 2014
Region 5 Volunteer of the Year NARHA 2003
Servant's Heart Award Finalist Baptist Healing Trust 2009

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments


Our staff brings more than 350 years of combined experience in the field of equine assisted activities. All staff members are mission driven and committed to ongoing learning so that we continually improve the services to our participants. The Saddle Up! management team combines a results focus with an eagle eye on maintaining costs. Our 'horse staff' are true heroes who make the programs work.