T.R.O.D. Officers & Board Members

President: Sharon Nolan

Vice President:   Dayna Gillham

Secretary:  Cathi Edman

Treasurer:  Deb Ranieri

Board Members:

Jean Allen

Sue Cain

Sabrina Lau

Jeff Rydin

Karen Schrimpl

Lori Sengstock

Ellen Shelhamer

Newsletter & Membership:

Carol Zdan


2018 Meetings

Board meetings are generally held on the 2nd Thursday of the month unless it falls in the same week as the general meeting.

Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 12, May 10, Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 16, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 15, Dec 13.

The general meeting is held on the 1st Tuesday of the month. Location varies. Check the here or the newsletter for dates, times and location. 

January-February 2018

January 20

FFYF Annual Tack Sale, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm; Francis Field Fairgrounds, 801 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox

February 6

Equine Knot Tying, 7:00-9:00 pm, Lunch Room, (Forest Preserve) 29W400 Mack Rd, West Chicago. Novice & experts welcome! Bring a lead rope and a friend and join Ranger Melanie Mullany for an informative meeting on equine knots and tying.

March-April 2018

March 2-4 

Illinois Horse Fair, Springfield


March 6

TROD Tack & Snack, 6:00-9:00 pm, Wheaton Bowl (west entrance), 2031 N Gary Ave, Wheaton. This is an open meeting so invite a friend. Bring hors d'oeuvres to share and any horse-related items. Please price your items before coming. Refreshments served and the bar will be open.

March 11  

Spring ahead...daylight savings time ends

March 25

New Shooters Clinic, Silver Spurs Equestrian Center, Woodstock. Pre-registration deadline March 21. http://northernillinoisoutlaws.com

April 3

This is an open meeting so all are welcome! This is an informative meeting about Mounted Search & Rescue (MSAR) work currently going on in Kane Cty and soon to be going on in DuPage Cty. Come and hear how the posse plays an important role in the County's emergency response system. Wheaton Bowl (west entrance), 2031 N Gary Ave, Wheaton, 7:00 pm.

April 20-22  

Midwest Horse Fair, Madison WI


April 28

Illinois Prairie Path Clean-Up, 9:00 am - Noon.  Goal this year is to clean all 62 miles. TROD has been assigned the area north of North Ave. to Rt. 59. We will be meeting behind the old Hobby Lobby at 9:00 am. Bring work gloves and trash bags to fill. Bring a friend, co-worker or anyone else who might want to help! Dress appropriately for the weather. Call Sharon Nolan 630.202.6932.