American Quarter Horse Foundation Staff Directory

Carrie McBride

Carrie McBride

Executive Secretary 
(806) 378-5029

Laura Owens

Laura Owens

Programs, Scholarships & Grants Liaison
(806) 378-5034

  • Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies
  • Equine Research
  • Scholarships
  • Merle Wood Humanitarian Award
Veronica Almanza

Veronica Almanza

Advancement Services Liaison
(806) 378-5036

  • Annual Giving
  • Memorials & Honorariums
Julie Straight

Julie Straight

Development Clerk
(806) 378-5040

  • Grant and Scholarship Applications
  • General Donations

Crystal Phares

Curator
(806) 378-5024

  • Hall of Fame / Exhibits
  • Collections & Hall of Fame Research
Melissa Loftin

Melissa Loftin

Community Outreach Liaison
(806) 378-5035

  • Education
  • Fundraising for the Museum
  • Friends of the Museum
  • Lariat Society - Museum volunteer program
Petra Medina

Petra Medina

Museum Operations Secretary
(806) 378-5021

  • America's Horse In Art
  • Group Tours and Field Trips
  • Facility Use