The Emerald Empire Chapter of BCHO covers the Southern Willamette Valley of Oregon. We are an equine group of riders protecting our ability to recreate on our public lands, Forest Service, BLM, County and State parks. We embrace trail work/maintenance, Leave No Trace education, trail advocacy, and youth programs.

Chapter Officers

  • President – Barbara Dumesnil,
  • Vice-President – Briana Kemp
  • State Director – Kim Zemek
  • Alt State Director – Open
  • Treasure/Membership – Linda Polido
  • Secretary – Open
  • Education LOLT – Heidi Holcomb, Lauire Kinder, Sheila Condit, Jim Condit, Jean Clancey
  • Public Lands – Melanie Kate-Mason
  • Membership Contact – Bonnie Simoa
  • Email & Calendar – Mons Morrison
  • Volunteer Hours – Becky Hope


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Come Join Us

We meet at 6:30 PM on the 2st Wednesday of each month, location varies now due to Covid-19. Email on the next meeting location to come find out who we are and what we are about. If you can’t make it to one of our meetings then come ride with us some time. for more information about our chapter, please contact our president at If you would like to join please use the online membership form.

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