General Meeting called to order
by Dee Carlson at 7:42pm
Introductions of attendees and visitors.
Carol Chittum will have second membership reading today and Leslie
Members present: Bo Gloster, Verlynn Johns, Dee Carlson, Jan Leikam,
Jessica Wilcock, Muriel Clifford, Cliff Hewitt, Martin and Nancy
Warfield, Michael Krolewski, Laura Young, Nina Neely.
Motion made to approve April minutes. Motion adopted.
President’s Report: Verlynn Johns has taken over this position
from Muriel Clifford who was the temporary secretary.
Secretary report : None
Jan Leikam reported that AKC sent letters out stating that Working
Dog Sport events have been approved.
Treasurer report: None
Rusty wanted everyone to know that the Grange donates the printing
of the “The Barker” for the club. Please check their
The board approved the Borzoi club to use our obedience and rally
equipment for their Nationals May 2006.
Benevolence committee report still working on info as to the amount
that will be turned over for donation.
Membership Beverly Little will assume Committee Chair
Club still needs to measure the grounds at Marymoor for the August
Parking of overflow still a question for August show - how to share
with other event taking place on same day.
Judges committee: Bo and Jan are finishing up the judges for the
August 2007 show
Trophy Chair: Verlynn stated that the trophies have been purchased
for the August show 2006.
Web page has been reported to be off line. Jan will contact R.
Lynn for possible billing payment. Members stated they could not
find the address of new meeting location from the web site because
it was down.
Mention that post cards had gone out via USPS stating the time
Membership reading by Dee: Second reading for Carol Chittum
Bo asked if we could discuss questions regarding Laura Young’s
information that was brought up regarding Carol Chittum. Carol Chittum
also responded to questions regarding Laura Young’s concerns
of her applying for membership.
Bo also spoke regarding the Sieger show hosted by the Bernese
mountain dog club that would like to hold it on Saturday before
our show in August. Do we even have the space available for them
to have it. This is pending on measure the grounds of the show in
the near future.
Dee Carlson read the existing Standing Rule that will be voted
on and then read the purposed Standing Rule. No further discussion.
Michael Krolewski asked that a roll call vote be taken. Vote taken:
7 no’s, 4 yes’s, 2 abstain, Standing Rule will stay
Discussion took place as to having more communication with club
members and respecting all club members.
Nancy Warfield volunteered to be program chair.
Meeting adjourned at 9:05pm
Submitted by Secretary Verlynn Johns
To avoid any potential charges of favoritism
or conflict of interest, Sammamish Kennel Club members and/or
persons residing in their households shall not show, handle
or exhibit either personally or through an intermediary any
animal owned wholly or in part by Sammamish Kennel Club members
and/or persons living in their household nor shall act as
an agent for others at the Sammamish Kennel Club Shows. The
restrictions listed above for members shall also apply to
Vote: 7 no -4 yes -2 abstaining to change
the Standing Rule.
Total membership 30.