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ANKC Ltd Board

 

President

Hugh Gent OAM
(No Voting Rights)

 

Vice President

Brian Parker
(No Additional Voting Rights)

Treasurer

David Sales
(No Additional Voting Rights)

Executive

Darren Bowey
(No Additional Voting Rights)

 

Company Secretary / Administrator

Tracey Barry
(No Voting Rights)

 

Plus the Directors from the eight [8] ANKC Ltd Member Bodies. The Directors are usually the Member Body's President and where applicable a Vice President or a Committee Member.

The Board meets once a year - the third weekend of October.

DOGS ACT

DOGS ACT
Membership - 517

DOGS WEST

DOGS WEST
Membership - 2405

DOGS QLD

DOGS QLD
Membership - 6101

DOGS NT

DOGS NT
Membership - 231

DOGS NSW

DOGS NSW
Membership - 9620

DOGS SA

DOGS SA
Membership - 2738

DOGS TASMANIA

DOGS TASMANIA
Membership - 928

DOGS VICTORIA

DOGS Victoria
Membership - 9941


There is a maximum of eleven [11] Directors of the ANKC Ltd made up of Two [2] Directors for Member Bodies representing in excess of 10% of the total membership of the Member Bodies [DOGS QUEENSLAND, DOGS NSW and DOGS VICTORIA] and one [1] Director for each Member Body representing 10% or less of the total membership [DOGS ACT, DOGS WEST, DOGS NT, DOGS SA and DOGS TASMANIA]. Each Director has one [1] vote on all matters before the Board.

ANKC Ltd Committees

There are a number of Committees working under the ANKC Ltd. These Committees usually meet on an annual basis or by confer link if required more frequently.

National Agility
Committee

Chair
Peter Dynan

National Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee

Chair
Karen Hedberg

National Conformation Committee

Chair
Greg Browne

National Dances with Dogs Committee

Chair
Barbara Murfet

National Drafting Committee

Chair
Beatriz Insausti

National Earth Dog Committee

Chair
Jan Cooke

National Herding Committee

Chair
Tull Luttrell

National Junior Handler Committee

Chair
Shellie Marshall

National Legislative Committee

Chair
Hugh Gent OAM

National Lure Coursing Committee

Chair
Anita Langford

National Obedience & Tracking Committee

Chair
Raelee Hedger

Overseas Judges Approval Board

Convenor
Marie Merchant

National Retrieving & Field Trial Committee

Chair
Trevor Stevens

National Show Judges Training Committee

Chair
Marie Merchant

National Sledding Committee

Chair
Nathalie Church

 

There is a Charter for each ANKC Ltd Committee that the Committee is required to work within. The voting for Committees is the same as for Directors when there is a representative from each ANKC Ltd Member Body present; otherwise it is one vote per person attending the meeting.

ANKC Ltd Working Parties

The Working Parties manage a considerable amount of the day-to-day work that occurs between meetings that is not dealt with by the Administrator. The majority of this work is completed via facsimile, telephone confer link or email.

National Breed Councils Liaison Working Party

Convenor
Marie Merchant

National Breed Standards Coordination Group

Chair
Marie Merchant

National Conformation Stewards Working Party

Convenor
Max Morris

National Database Access Working Party

Convenor
   David Sales

National Flyball Working Party

Convenor
        Rob Harrison

National Show Judges Training Regulations Review Working Party

Convenor
          Marie Merchant

The voting for Working Parties is one vote per person attending the meeting.

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