Board of Trustees


Gene Andersen
Gene has been associated with HAHS for over two decades and
contributed in countless ways. Mrs. Andersen founded the HAHS Auxilliary to
raise funds for the purchase of the current HAHS Woodstock Farm and co-chaired the first Gala Benefit in 1999.
Gene and her husband John (Emeritus Board Member) have vast horse experience, having raised, trained and shown horses for over 50 years. They have adopted three horses from HAHS. Gene and her husband John participated in a HAHS rescue of a large herd of horses in Martinton, Illinois. Gene joined the HAHS Board of Trustees in 2002 and is presently the acting Vice Chair. (

Janice Klich, M.D.
Janice has years of horse and related farm experience. She has devoted enormous amounts of time, energy and expertise to fulfill the HAHS mission. In addition to her humane work at HAHS, she owns and operates a farm that many adopted horses, dogs and numerous other small animals call home. Dr. Klich has adopted several horses and pigs from HAHS over the years. She has been an active member
of the Continuing Board since 1999, a member of the regular Board of Trustees
since 1995 and is presently Chair of HAHS. (

Greg "Coach" Neal
Coach is the proprietor of several bar/restaruant establishments in the city of Chicago. He has also owned and operated a boarding and livery facility in the North Shore suburbs of Chicago. He owns several horses and enjoys trail riding. He brings a wealth of marketing, fundraising and horse experience to HAHS. (

Robert "Bob" Price
Bob learned of HAHS through good friend and previous board member Steve Miller, who convinced Bob to join the board. Bob had always thought HAHS was a wonderful organization and did exceptional things for horses. He feels very fortunate now to be working with the organization on a personal level.
As the owner of a successful manufacturing company, Bob believes he has a lot of business knowledge to benefit HAHS. He owns several of his own horses and loves going on trail rides. Bob believes that trail riding is the best way to truly test your riding skills, while enjoying a relaxing ride outside. (

Fran Snow
Fran, a former Chicago banking executive and life-long horse owner and competitor, is a welcome member of the Board of Trustees. A long-time HAHS volunteer, staff member and supporter, she brings with her a wealth of horse knowledge and experience with HAHS' events. Currently Fran is our acting Treasurer at HAHS.



Hillary Clark.    Hillary has a long-standing affiliation with HAHS, spanning 11 years.  She has a degree in Equine Studies and started her career with HAHS as a summer intern. Upon graduation, she became a HAHS employee and team member, and eventually transitioned into a full-time Program Director.  Hillary was also licensed as an Approved Humane and Equine Investigator with HAHS and managed our investigations program during her time here.  Hillary has taken her skills and interests in investigations and law enforcement to a new level - - she is now a Chicago Police Officer. Her interest in justice and equines, as well as her vast experience with all levels of HAHS makes her uniquely qualified as a HAHS Board Member. (  

Jane Renee Lund, DVM, MS, MBA. Dr. Lund began her undergraduate career in Minneapolis, then moved to California to be a working student at a French Dressage barn, and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.  She then attended the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine, and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, as well as a Master’s of Science in Comparative Biomedical Science.  After graduation, Dr. Lund completed a yearlong internship at Arizona Equine and Medical Surgical Center.   She then worked in Maine at a seven-doctor mixed practice doing primarily equine work for two years.  For the past five years, Dr. Lund has been teaching and has been the primary veterinarian for a veterinary technology program full-time.  During that time, she worked part-time as an equine veterinarian, and now as a small-animal emergency veterinarian. Dr. Lund is also in the Army Reserves and has donated her services to HAHS animals along with the U.S. Army's 719th Medical Battalion.