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Effective until October 2017

Last updated: 29 November 2016

 

Agility Committee

Mr Peter Dynan (Chair)
Ms Lara Sedgmen (DOGS ACT)
Ms Gail Brindley (DOGS WEST)
Mr Robert Mills (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Reg Dwyer (DOGS NT)
Ms Margaret Taylor (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
Mr Wayne Fleming (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)
Mr Geoffrey Love (Coordinator)
Mr Peter Frost (Coordinator)
Mr Jim Black (Coordinator)
Mr Wayne Burton (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)
Ms Deborah Brackenreg (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

 

Conformation Committee

Mr Greg Browne (Chair)
Mrs Linda Stevens (DOGS ACT)
Mr Paul Wilkes (DOGS WEST)
Mr John Burgess (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Mel Hammett (DOGS NT)
Mrs Marilyn Parker (DOGS NSW)
Mr Lancelot Heilmann (DOGS SA)
Mrs Elaine Job (DOGS TASMANIA)
TBA   (DOGS VICTORIA)

 

Conformation Stewards Working Party

TBA   (Convenor)
Mrs Jenny Kenworthy (DOGS ACT)
Mr Rodney Shellback (DOGS WEST)
Mr Bernard James (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Susie Ripper (DOGS NT)
Mrs Marlene Sheppard (DOGS NSW)
Mr Brian Parker (DOGS SA)
TBA   (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Marilyn Warren (DOGS VICTORIA)

 

Dances with Dogs Committee

Mrs Barbara Murfet (Chair)
Ms 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)

Click here to download the Dances with Dogs Committee Charter

 

Database Access Working Party

Mr David Sales  (Convenor)
Mr Des Kehoe (DOGS WEST)
Mr Rob Harrison (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mrs Virginia Gagan-Wilson (DOGS NSW)

 

Drafting 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 conducting these trials.]

 

Earth Dog Committee

Mrs Jan Cooke (Chair)
Mrs Sharon Munro (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Miss Lisa Shannahan (DOGS NSW)
Ms Tegan Whalan (DOGS SA)
Ms Selina Collins (DOGS TASMANIA)
TBA   (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 conducting these trials.]

 

Flyball Working Party

Mr Rob Harrison (Convenor)

 

Herding Committee

Ms Tull Luttrell (Chair)
Mrs Pamela Scurlock (DOGS WEST)
Mr Peter Mayne (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Karin Finlayson (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Kristen Hughes (DOGS SA)
Mr Brett Smart (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 conducting these trials.]

 

Junior Handler Committee

Mrs Shellie Marshall (Chair)
Ms Lyn Houghton (DOGS ACT)
Mrs Sarah Griffiths (DOGS WEST)
Mr Ian Rasmussen (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Caroline Camilleri (DOGS NT)
Mrs Courtney Spencer (DOGS NSW)
Mrs Annette Jones (DOGS SA)
Ms Sonja Gangell (DOGS TASMANIA)
TBA   (DOGS VICTORIA)

 

Legislative Committee

Mr Hugh Gent (Chair)
Mr Darryl Baker (DOGS WEST)
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)
Ms Leah Perry (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Ms Wendy Downing (DOGS NSW)
Mr John Lewington (DOGS SA)
Mr Griff Parry (DOGS TASMANIA)
Ms Debra Houn (DOGS VICTORIA)

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

 

Obedience & Tracking Committee

Mrs Raelee Hedger (Chair)
Ms Elaine Temby (DOGS ACT)
Ms Jill Houston (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)
Mrs Maria Wheeler (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)
Ms Pam Campbell (DOGS WEST)
Ms Shaneen Bendixen (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Mr Myron Arthur (DOGS NSW)
Mr William Gunter (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)
Mr Robert Stott (DOGS ACT)
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)
Mr Graeme Allen (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

 

Show Judges Training Committee

Mrs Marie Merchant (Chair)
Miss Emma Parker (DOGS ACT)
Mr Frank Waring (DOGS WEST)
Mr John Burgess (DOGS QUEENSLAND) (Deputy Chair)
Mr Reg Dwyer (DOGS NT)
Mrs Beryl Hession         (DOGS NSW)
Mr Michael Camac (DOGS SA)
Mr John Connell (DOGS TASMANIA)
Mrs Glenys Alexander (DOGS VICTORIA)

Click here to download the Show Judges Training Committee Charter

 

Show Judges Training Regulations Review Working Party

Mrs Marie Merchant   (Convenor)
Mr Hugh Gent (ANKC)
Ms Pam Campbell           (DOGS WEST)
Miss Ainslie Carius (DOGS QUEENSLAND)
Dr Karen Hedberg (DOGS NSW)
Mr Russell Britten (DOGS NSW)

 

 

Sledding 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 Ian Luke (DOGS VICTORIA)

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

 

Consultative Committee on Animal Welfare
ANKC Ltd Representatives:

Mr Hugh Gent OAM  
Ms Wendy Downing  
Dr Karen Hedberg  
Mr Peter Frost  

 

 

 

 

 

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