The Confederation for Working Equitation is a  unified governing body for the development and further promotion of Working Equitation in the United States.   

The Confederation’s original Executive Board consists of four original directors nominated or elected by the boards of the founding organizations (WEIAUSA and USFWE: representing six other founding organizations in the USA): 

Executive Board

  • Jill Glasspool Malone, PhD 

  • Jeanne Bond

  • Chris Stanko

  • Karen Burch

  • Kat Waters

Future Executive Board members will be appointed by the sitting Executive Board

Executive Director:

Tarrin Warren

Regional Directors

Region 1 Northwest Kim Roe –

• Region 2 Southwest Ashley Bowers

Region3 Northern Great Plains Kate Fowler -

• Region4 Southern Great Plains Natalia Lord –

• Region 5 Great Lakes vacant

Region 6 Northeast Kat Waters –

• Region 7 Southeast Maria Blackstone –

• International Liaison Vacant

Committees manage the day-to-day business of the Confederation under the guidance of the Executive Director and Executive Board. 


Bylaws: Dr. Jill G Malone, Chair

Competitions & Events: Jeanne Bond, Chair                                

Compliance, Ethics & Appeals: Dr. Jill G Malone, Chair

Licensed Officials: Dr. Rebecca Yount, Chair

Marketing & Promotions: Dr. Jill G Malone, Chair

 Medals & Awards: Karen Burch, Chair

 Membership/Horse Recording: Seth Marshall, Chair

National Show: Jo Teter, Chris Stanko                     

Youth Development: Megan Malen, Chair

To ensure the work of the Confederation is guided by the membership, each of these committees will be further staffed with volunteers.  Members interested in volunteering for committee-work should contact Executive Director Tarrin Warren. Email:

The functions of the founding organizations under the Confederation umbrella have been defined to best utilize the strengths of each organization.