Our Missiondonate

Marin Stables & Trails, Inc., is a 501(c)3 non-profit public benefit corporation that was organized in 2007 to preserve historic Marin Stables, provide community outreach programs to benefit and educate all socio-economic groups and assist MMWD in maintaining Watershed trails and habitats. We rely on your tax deductible contributions to accomplish our mission!

Board of Directors


Anne Glasscock | Vice President

Anne is a retired Supervising Investigator for the California Horse Racing Board. She has held numerous Law Enforcement and animal care positions during her career including Senior Advisor to 4H, FFA and Clear Lake Junior Horsemen.

Ann Burke | Fundraising Committee Chair

Ann is a retired Manager for a National Wholesale hand-made jewelry company. She has also served on the Marin Horse Council as Secretary and President, the Parent Advisory Board at Marin Catholic High School and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Mary Ann (Missy) Westbrook | Construction Committee Chair

Missy is the co-owner of Quarryhouse, Inc., a local stone masonry company, executive assistant to an executive search firm and assistant to al local money manager. She is active in fund raising and was a professional animal trainer.

Ann Raab | Director & Grant Committee Chair

Ann is a retired Project Manager. She has been a member of the Open Space Commission and Mounted Patrol, volunteer of the year at Marin Humane Society and has participated in Endurance Riding.

Kathy Risso | Treasurer, Membership Committee Chair, & Operations Department Manager

Kathy is an Executive Financial Director for a local internet company. She has formerly served as Treasurer for MS&T and for the Marin Horse Council for many years, participated in Endurance Riding and Natural Horsemanship.

Connie Berto | Director & PAC Committee Chair

Connie is retired and actively involved in community horse access and safety throughout Marin County. She is a former Director of the Marin Horse Council and an active Endurance Rider who is close to achieving 5,000 miles with her horse.

Rachel Kessinger | President

Rachel has been an active volunteer in the Kentfield Schools, organizing volunteers for the Bacich Elementary Art program and working in the classroom with teachers weekly during math and language arts classes. She has worked as a teacher's aide, as a dog trainer, and has volunteered for riding programs for developmentally challenged children.

Advisory Board

Robert Weems | Local Attorney and former Board Director
Mike Murphy | Realtor and Ranch/Stable/Government Advisor
Jimmy Williams, DVM | Veterinarian and Director of Novato Horsemen
James McDermott | Natural Horsemanship Clinician and Concessionaire
Ray Brown | Financial Advisor and past President of MS&T

Committees and Contact Person

Bookkeeper - Kathy Risso
Construction - Anne Glasscock & John Berg
Community Outreach - Trudy Thoma
Facebook - Rachel Kessinger & Kathy Risso
Fundraising - Ann Burke, Kathy Risso, & Rhonda Smith
Education - Rachel Kessinger
General Plan - Anne Glasscock & John Berg
Grants - Ann Raab
Membership - Kathy Risso
Newsletter - Ann Burke
Non-Profit Product Sales - Ann Burke
Public Information & Community Awareness - Connie Berto
Volunteers - Ann Burke & Kathy Risso
Website - Kathy Risso, Rachel Kessinger, & Ann Raab