Minutes: President’s report Rusty:
Dogs going to Canada to compete in dog shows have new requirements.
USDA’s new requirements are trying to stop breeding of all dogs. This could be a concern for Show breeders as well.
We still have outstanding bills from the Summer show at Marymoor Park.
There was discussion about whether or not to support specialty Obedience and Rally at future shows this was tabled until the Showhairan (Bo) could be present.
Laura announced the Slate from the Committee:
Rusty Kingery: President
Bo Gloster: Vice President
Susan Plouff: Treasurer (with assistance from Patty/Jan)
Laura Young: Secretary
Patty Hull: Board
Geri Orta: Board
Jan Leikam: Board
Jackie Blumenstetter: Board
Sandee Isaacson : Board
There was discussion about Laura taking on Education and doing more community outreach. Patty says we can have some great handouts with web/facebook information printed on them for very little money.
There was discussion about how well the Kirkland Octoberfest Wiener dog races did and how much attention they brought to dogs. It would be a nice event to do some outreach in next year. Also discussion about Seattle Kennel Clubs outreach in Sept with Riverdog Training Center in Issaquah.
The meeting was adjourned, 8:pm
Laura Young, for Michelle Brown, Sec.