Chair of the Board of Directors
Michael Amo is the Chairman (Founding Member) of the Board Directors of ThoroFan, a national, non-profit (501( c)(3)) Thoroughbred Racing Fan Association, Inc. He is, also, the editor and principal writer for all their publications. Mr. Amo is the New York Senate Appointee (inaugural) to the New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council and is its vice-chairperson. Mr. Amo is an Orange County (NY) Legislator (since 1999) and chair’s the Legislature’s Economic Development and Gaming Committee which oversees the impact on the County for the regional off-track betting corporation and the Resorts World Casino. Mr. Amo has been a Thoroughbred Racing fan for over thirty years. Travels the country to attend Thoroughbred races. He has a second home in Saratoga Springs (NY) just walking distance to the Saratoga Race Course Mr. Amo serves on the advisory board of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. and the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Mr. Amo is a graduate trained healthcare administrator, a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and author of a number of professional healthcare publications. He is a founding and current board member of the New York Brain Tumor Foundation (NYC). He is the past president and Board member Emeritus of the Orange County Mental Health Association.