Karrie Loomis serves as HRW's Treasurer and is the author of, The Rocking Horse, a stranger-danger middle grade fiction. She currently writes book club fiction and personal essays, while also earning a Master of Arts in transpersonal psychology from Atlantic University. Karrie is a U.S. Navy Veteran and holds a B.S. in psychology with a minor in world religions from Old Dominion University. Karrie is also a Reiki Master, writing mentor, and spiritual life mentor. She has been a regular student, volunteer, host, and outreach teaching artist at The Muse Writers Center. Karrie is the creator and host of Ego Break Writers Retreats.