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Susan Cohen and Jennifer Seelig

Berkshire HorseWorks, Inc. Welcomes to its Board Of Directors

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RICHMOND, Mass. — Berkshire HorseWorks, Inc. welcomed Susan Cohen, immigration attorney and author  and Jennifer Seelig, television producer and deputy director of media affairs for Jon Kasich's Presidential Campaign,  to its Board of Directors.
 
According to a press release:
 
Susan Cohen, a nationally recognized immigration lawyer who founded & chaired Mintz's Immigration practice, has played an instrumental role is shaping both federal and state regulation for over 30 years. Cohen recently became a best-selling author with the publication of "Journeys from There to Here". She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and resides in both Boston and Becket. 
 
Jennifer Seelig was a producer at Fox News Channel for over a decade and served as deputy director of media affairs for Jon Kasich's Presidential Campaign in 2016. She has a background working with national news organizations including NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, BuzzFeed, and the Huffington Post. Currently, she is a Podcaster In-Chief of Podcast PR Pro and the CEO of its parent company Orion Public Relations.
 
Cohen and Seelig join the rest of Berkshire HorseWorks Board including President Don Fulford, Vice President Don Granger, Secretary Barbara Newman, and member Dr. Steve Hoff.
 
In addition, Berkshire HorseWorks has received a first-time grant of $5,000 from the Scott Fujioka Fund. Funds will go directly toward scholarships for children for the Ranch Life 101 program and for other educational and therapeutic initiatives. The grant will allow BHW to continue supporting those with mental health and behavioral challenges, as well as children in the area who were undiagnosed and experiencing heightened anxiety due to social isolation. 
 
Berkshire HorseWorks, Inc. is a 501c 3 mission-driven nonprofit, which offers Eagala Model and Eagala-based equine-assisted educational, experiential activities, trail ride lessons, and life skills curriculum for children, families and those at risk with mental health and behavioral challenges. 

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