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Effective until October 2019

Last updated: 15 November 2018

 

AGILITY COMMITTEE

Mr Peter Dynan (Chair)
Mrs Barbara Brown (DOGS ACT)
Ms Gail Brindley (DOGS WEST)
Mr Robert Mills (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Reg Dwyer (DOGS NT)
Ms Frankie Moore  (DOGS NSW)
Mr Michael Vigor (DOGS SA)
Mrs Kendal Olsen (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Nikki Janetzki (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Agility Committee Charter


BREED COUNCILS LIAISON WORKING PARTY

Mrs Marie Merchant (Convenor)
Mr Ted Pickering (DOGS NSW)
Mr David Sales (DOGS TASMANIA)
TBA   (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Breed Councils Liaison Working Party Charter

 

BREED STANDARDS COORDINATION GROUP

Mrs Marie Merchant (Chair)
Mr Frank Waring (Coordinator)
Mr Ian Rasmussen (Coordinator)
Mrs Jan Seary (Coordinator)
Mr Jim Black (Coordinator)
Ms Glenys Alexander (Coordinator)

Click here to download the Breed Standards Coordination Group Charter


CANINE HEALTH & WELLBEING COMMITTEE

Dr Karen Hedberg (Chair) BVSc Sydney
Ms Kerry Olsson (DOGS ACT)
Mr Steven Warry (DOGS WEST) "RVN"
Miss Ainslie Carius (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Carol Beckett (DOGS NT)
Mrs Judy de Jong (DOGS NSW)
Mr Brian Parker (DOGS SA)
Mrs Carol Eastley (DOGS TASMANIA) BSc Grad Dip Lib
Ms Sylvia Power (DOGS VICTORIA) (Deputy Chair)

Click here to download the Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee Charter

CANINE SCENTWORK WORKING PARTY

Miss Peta Clarke (Convenor)
Ms Julie Cutts (DOGS ACT)
Ms Debbie Hyde (DOGS WEST)
Mrs Deborah Lamprecht (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Donna Maher (DOGS NSW)
Mr Brian Fielder (DOGS SA)
Mrs Trisha Brown (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Judy Pillinger (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS NT is not represented on this Working Party as their Member Body does not foresee their Territory conducting these trials.]


CONFORMATION COMMITTEE

Mr Jim Black (Chair)
Mrs Linda Stevens (DOGS ACT)
Mr Paul Wilkes (DOGS WEST)
Mr John Burgess (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
TBA   (DOGS NT)
Mr John Sheppard (DOGS NSW)
Mr Lancelot Heilmann (DOGS SA)
Mrs Elaine Job (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mr Greg Browne (DOGS VICTORIA)


DANCES WITH DOGS COMMITTEE

Mrs Barbara Murfet (Chair)
Mrs Niccola Hardaker (DOGS ACT)
Mrs Jill Houston (DOGS WEST)
Mrs Coral Pethers (DOGS QUEENSLAND) (Deputy Chair)
Mrs Joan Stewart (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Margaret Bourn (DOGS SA)
Miss Barbara Duke (DOGS TASMANIA)
Miss Sue Cordwell (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Dances with Dogs Committee Charter

 

TRICK DOG WORKING PARTY

Mrs Barbara Murfet (Convenor)
Mrs Niccola Hardaker (DOGS ACT)
Mrs Jill Houston (DOGS WEST)
Mrs Coral Pethers (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Joan Stewart (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Margaret Bourn (DOGS SA)
Miss Barbara Duke (DOGS TASMANIA)
Miss Sue Cordwell (DOGS VICTORIA)


DATABASE ACCESS WORKING PARTY

Mr Brian Menke
(Convenor)
Ms Wendy Downing (DOGS ACT)
Mr Des Kehoe
(DOGS WEST)
Ms Hayley Prior (DOGS NT)
Mrs Christina Rafton
(DOGS NSW)
Ms Hayley Prior (DOGS SA)
Mr Anthony Khamis
(DOGS TAS)
Dr Tim Adams (DOGS VICTORIA)
Mr Brian Parker (ANKC Executive Committee Representative)
Mr Elbert D'Mellow (Australian Softnet Services Advisor)


DRAFT TEST COMMITTEE

Mrs Beatriz Insausti (Chair)
Mrs Kim Haddon (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Lyn Brand (DOGS NSW)
Mr Benjamin Taylor (DOGS SA)
Mrs Sue Gray (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Sheridan Holmes (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS ACT, DOGS WEST, DOGS NT and DOGS SA are not represented on this committee as their Member Body does not foresee their State/Territory conducting these trials.]


EARTH DOG COMMITTEE

Mrs Jan Cooke (Chair)
Mrs Sharon Munro (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Christine Stani (DOGS NSW)
Ms Tegan Whalan (DOGS SA)
Ms Selina Collins (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms  Elsa Hoggard (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS ACT, DOGS WEST and DOGS NT are not represented on this committee as their Member Body does not foresee their State/Territory conducting these trials.]

 

FLYBALL WORKING PARTY

Ms Michelle Gurney (Convenor)
Miss Christine Bates (DOGS ACT)
Ms Leigh-Ahn Absolom (DOGS WEST)
Mrs Barbara Murfet (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
TBA   (DOGS NT)
Miss Jessica Mellon (DOGS NSW)
Ms Tull Luttrell (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Belinda O'Shea (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS SA is not represented on this Working Party as their Member Body does not foresee their State/Territory conducting these trials.]


HERDING COMMITTEE

Ms Tull Luttrell (Chair)
Mr Peter Shurmer (DOGS WEST)
Mr Peter Mayne (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Karin Finlayson (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Kristen Hughes (DOGS SA)
Mrs Louise Rowlands (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Kate Dourley (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS ACT and DOGS NT are not represented on this committee as their Member Body does not foresee their State/Territory conducting these trials.]


JUNIOR HANDLER COMMITTEE

Mrs Shellie Marshall (Chair)
Miss Brooke Mills (DOGS ACT)
Mrs Sarah Griffiths (DOGS WEST)
Mr Ian Rasmussen (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Caroline Camilleri (DOGS NT)
Miss Brooke Turner (DOGS NSW)
TBA   (DOGS SA)
Ms Trudi Counsell (DOGS TASMANIA)
Miss Elise Edwards (DOGS VICTORIA)


LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Mr Hugh Gent (Chair)
Miss Ainslie Carius (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Wendy Downing (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Simone Bingham (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Jan Robinson (DOGS VICTORIA)


LURE COURSING COMMITTEE

Ms Anita Langford (Chair)
Ms Helen Mosslar (DOGS ACT)
Miss Danielle Simpson (DOGS WEST)
Dr Gaille Perry (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Wendy Downing (DOGS NSW)
Mr John Lewington (DOGS SA)
Mr Griff Parry (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Sharne Quinn (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS NT is not represented on this committee as their Member Body does not foresee their Territory conducting these trials.]


OBEDIENCE & TRACKING COMMITTEE

Mrs Raelee Hedger (Chair)
Miss Elaine Temby (DOGS ACT)
Ms Debbie Hyde (DOGS WEST) (Obedience)
Mrs Valeta Pethrick (DOGS WEST) (Tracking)
Mrs Barbara Murfet (DOGS QUEENSLAND) (Obedience)
Mrs Coral Pethers (DOGS QUEENSLAND) (Tracking)
Mrs Gloria Page (DOGS NT)
Miss Vicki Etherington (DOGS NSW)
Mr Brian Fielder (DOGS SA) (Obedience)
Mrs Josephine Miller (DOGS SA) (Tracking)
Mrs Christina Lowe (DOGS TASMANIA) (Obedience)
Miss Pat Hallam (DOGS TASMANIA) (Tracking)
Mrs Lyn Klecka (DOGS VICTORIA) (Deputy Chair)

Click here to download the Obedience & Tracking Committee Charter


OVERSEAS JUDGES APPROVAL BOARD

Mrs Marie Merchant (Convenor)
Mr Jim Black (DOGS ACT)
Ms Pam Campbell (DOGS WEST)
Ms Shaneen Bendixen (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Myron Arthur (DOGS NSW)
Mr Darren Bowey (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Overseas Judges Approval Board Charter


OVERSEAS JUDGES APPROVAL APPEALS BOARD

Mr Hugh Gent (Convenor)

And Presidents from two States other than the one where the host Club and those members of the Non Resident Judges Approval Board are located.


RETRIEVING & FIELD TRIAL COMMITTEE

Mr Trevor Stevens (Chair)
Miss Lara Sedgmen (DOGS ACT) (Retrieving)
Mr Robert Stott (DOGS ACT) (Field)
Mrs Heather Ellis (DOGS WEST) (Retrieving)
Mr Ray Johnson (DOGS WEST) (Field)
Mr Elio Colasimone (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Tom Rees (DOGS NT)
Mr Jeff Griffiths (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Lynette Lennel (DOGS SA) (Retrieving)
Mr Geoffrey Maudlen (DOGS SA) (Field)
Mrs Sue Axton (DOGS TASMANIA) (Retrieving)
Mr Paul Littlejohn (DOGS TASMANIA) (Field)
Mr Noel Eltringham (DOGS VICTORIA) (Retrieving)
Mr David Blacker (DOGS VICTORIA) (Field)

Click here to download the Retrieving & Field Trial Committee Charter


REGULATIONS PART 5 REVIEW WORKING PARTY

Mr Brian Parker (Co-Convenor)
Miss Ainslie Carius (Co-Convenor)
TBA   (DOGS ACT)
Mr Paul Wilkes (DOGS WEST)
Mr Shane Thomas (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Mel Hammett (DOGS NT)
Ms Jan Seary (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Marie Merchant (DOGS SA)
Mrs Elaine Job (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Jan Robinson (DOGS VICTORIA)


SHOW JUDGES TRAINING COMMITTEE

Mrs Marie Merchant (Chair)
Miss Emma Parker (DOGS ACT)
Mrs Sue Mallia (DOGS WEST)
Mr John Burgess (DOGS QUEENSLAND) (Deputy Chair)
TBA   (DOGS NT)
Mr Robert Harbin       (DOGS NSW)
Mr Michael Camac (DOGS SA)
Mr John Connell (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Cathy Camac (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Show Judges Training Committee Charter


SHOW JUDGES TRAINING REGULATIONS REVIEW WORKING PARTY

The National Show Judges Training Committee Chairperson, Marie Merchant will co-opt members to the Working Party as required.


SLED SPORTS COMMITTEE

Miss Nathalie Church (Chair)
Miss Tracey Goodwin (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Miss Mandi Church          (DOGS NSW)
Mr Craig Heard (DOGS SA)
Ms Tammy Clark (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mr Mervin Turner (DOGS VICTORIA)

[NOTE:  DOGS ACT, DOGS WEST and DOGS NT are not represented on this committee as their Member Body do not foresee their State/Territory conducting these trials.]

 

 

 

 

 

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