In our 30th year of operation, Miracles in Motion continues to serve more than 200 students per year with a work force of approximately 300 dedicated volunteers and a herd of 14 horses. Our students come from Linn, Johnson, and other eastern Iowa counties, and consists of children and adults with physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges.
As Iowa's first Premier Accredited Center, Miracles in Motion meets the highest standards for safety and therapy set forth by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH, formerly NARHA). PATH provides continuing education for staff and instructors.
Board of Directors
President: Lois James, James Investment Group; income development
Vice President: Mary Chadwick; social media, events and events marketing
Secretary: Joe Petta, retired; public relations and marketing
Treasurer: Holly Hotchkiss; transition resources
Member and Acting Executive Director: Karla S. Miller, Iowa City Trauma Relief; public relations
team; mini (horses) ambassador program
Member: Thomas (TJ) West II, veteran representative
Member: Jerry Mohwinkle, Rapids Reproduction; volunteer representative
Member: Nikole Tutton; HR Consulting & Inclusion Planning; parent representative