Board of Directors & Staff

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF), Canadian Association of Professional Farriers (CAPF), and International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF) and are charged with establishing direction, setting policy, and providing leadership to the Associations. The Board of Directors shall also provide direction, empowerment, and oversight to Association Staff, Standing Committees, and Task Forces. Please contact any Board member with questions about the association. The current Board of Directors includes:


Adam Wynbrandt APF-I
Sacramento, California
Phone: (916) 925-6534
Click here to email Adam
Term:  2018, 2019

Vice President:

Cathy Lesperance APF-I
Fergus, Ontario, Canada
Phone: (519) 572-9774
Click here to email Cathy
Term:  2018, 2019


James Gilchrist APF
Wellington, Florida
Phone: (561) 308-0346
Click here to email James
Term:  2018, 2019, 2020

Immediate Past President:

Steve Prescott CJF APF-I
Raleigh, North Carolina
Phone: (843) 247-3377
Click here to email Steve
Term:  2018, 2019

Secretary and
Assistant Treasurer and
Executive Director:

Bryan J. Quinsey
Shelbyville, Kentucky & West Palm Beach, Florida
Phone: (859) 533-1465
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Mike Bagley CJF II APF-I
Canton, Ohio
Phone: (330) 936-3298
Click here to email Mike
Term:  2016, 2017, 2018
2018 Co-Chairman - Education Committee


Luke Farmer APF-I
Murillo, Ontario, Canada
Phone: (807) 627-3334
Click here to email Luke
Term:  2016, 2017, 2018
2018 Co-Chairman - Education Committee


Gary Gatts APF-I
Fredericktown, Pennsylvania
Phone: (724) 263-5356
Click here to email Gary
Term:  2017, 2018, 2019
2018 Chairman - Membership Development Committee


Donnie Karr APF-I
Loomis, California
Phone: (916) 747-0-741
Click here to email Donnie
Term:  2018, 2019, 2020
2018 Chairman - Credentialing Committee


Darren Owen CF APF
Scottsville, Virginia
Phone: (757) 478-1399
Click here to email Darren
Term:  2017, 2018, 2019
2018 Chairman - Public Relations Committee


Frank Reilly DVM APF
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Phone: (484) 645-1164
Click here to email Dr. Frank
Term:  2018, 2019, 2020
2018 Chairman - Leadership Development Committee

Board of Trustees

Shane Westman APF-I
Woodland, California
Phone: (530) 979-0803
Click here to email Shane
Term:  2018