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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

Pamela Campbell
(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 of Directors meets three times per year - the second Saturday of February; the third Saturday of June; and the third weekend of October.

DOGS ACT

Membership - 337

DOGS WEST

Membership - 2543

DOGS QLD

Membership - 6104

DOGS NT

Membership - 166

DOGS NSW

Membership - 9535

DOGS SA

Membership - 2731

DOGS TASMANIA

Membership - 1019

DOGS VICTORIA

Membership - 8038


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
Gail Brindley

National Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee

Chair
Karen Hedberg

National Conformation Committee

Chair
Lynette Brown

National Dances with Dogs Committee

Chair
Barbara Murfet

National Draft Test Committee

Chair
Sandra Wesselink

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 Sled Sports Committee

Chair
Nathalie Church

National Scent Work Committee

Chair
TBA

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 Business Systems Working Party

Convenor
Brian Parker

National Trick Dog Working Party

Convenor
Barbara Murfet

National Flyball Working Party

Convenor
Michelle Gurney

National Miscellaneous Register Working Party

Convenor
Lynette Brown

 
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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