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Board of Directors

2022-2023 OCEA President

Katherine Patterson

Katherine “KP”, has been a member of the OCEA (formally OUEA) since 2014. She has played many roles such as competitor, horse donor, supporter, zone executive and now President. Katherine has many years experience in the Hunter world but has recently started dabbling in Dressage. She’s looking forward to the 2022/2023 season.

2022-2023 OCEA Vice-President

Morgan Attridge

Morgan has been a part of the OCEA since last-year and she is currently the Co-Captain of the Queen’s Equestrian Team. She is excited to continue riding while also completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology! As she enters her second year of studies she is eager to continue her involvement in both communities.

2022-2023 OCEA Secretary


2022-2023 OCEA Treasurer

Emma Hamilton

Emma has been a member of the OCEA since 2017 with McMaster Equestrian Team while completing her B.Com in Integrated Business and Humanities. She has served on the McMaster Equestrian executive and various other clubs.

2022-2023 OCEA Zone Support

Rachael Shannon

Rachael competed on the McMaster Equestrian Team for three years in the OCEA’s Central Zone. Now graduated from McMaster’s Arts & Science program, she wants to continue to be involved in the OCEA. Rachael owns a 4 year old mare she hopes to compete at A circuit with next year in the hunters until she can move into the jumper ring again.