Carrie Gouldin, Marketing Manager

Carrie loves horses and marketing! She first volunteered at SAFE in 2013 as barn help, and later became a serial SAFE horse foster and adopter with Finn, Banjo, and Gunnar. Besides being very skilled with a muck rake, Carrie has loads of experience in loyalty, email,...

Dan Rike, President

Dan has lived the majority of his life in the Puget Sound area and has a lifelong journey and connection both with horses and working and volunteering with nonprofits. One of the organizations that Dan has been proud to be a member of is the Washington Civil War...

Richard Duncan, President

Richard Duncan is Senior Director of Systems Engineering for F5 Networks Inc., leading the Company’s Service Provider Systems Engineering and Solution Architects for the Americas. He has worked in the Information Technology field for more than 20 years, extensively in...

Deanna Thronson, Vice President

Deanna has a lifelong compassion for animals on land and in the sea. A Pacific Northwest native, she enjoys all the outdoor beauty of our region. She’s also an avid diver who has explored many areas of the world underwater.  A friend introduced her to SAFE, and...

William Carrel, Secretary

As a lifelong resident of western Washington, William has always cared a great deal about animals and nature. He learned to ride in his early twenties in preparation for a horse trekking excursion Ireland. He has ridden in hunter/jumper events, as well as dressage...

Joe Schick, Treasurer

Joe Schick brings a strong finance background to SAFE. Over a 30+ year career, he has held various senior and executive financial positions at large public and private companies. He has been a CFO for the last 10 years and is currently CFO at Branded...