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Committee Members

(revised November 2, 2016)



AKC GAZETTE
Writes quarterly Dalmatian column

Jan Warren-Linne, Chair
AWARDS & TROPHIES 
Orders Special Trophies, maintains traveling trophies
Jennifer Cramer, Co-Chair
Laura Lightholder, Co-Chair
John Cramer
BREEDER REFERRAL
Refers nationwide callers to local breeder referral individuals
Linda McSherry, Chair & Northeast
Darlene Chirolas - Midwest
Patrick Jones - Northwest
Jackie Quinn - Mid Atlantic
Becky Richardson Luft - Southwest
Sharon Rogers - South
ELIST MODERATORS
Monitors postings to the moderated Members email list

Karen Hopmans
Linda McSherry
Sara Pruyne
ETHICS
Considers and advises on ethical matters
Sheila Wymore, Chair
Carol O'Brien
Jim Smith
FUTURITY 
Maintains all processess for the annual Futurity at the national specialty
Jan Nelson, Chair
Cheryl Bryant
Judy Murray
Sharon Roy
HEALTH & RESEARCH
Monitors and encourages scientific investigation of health problems in the breed
Kelly Flannigan, DVM, Co-Chair
Dr. Ginger Iwaoka, Co-Chair
Study Group on Eye Disorders
Laurie Isaacson, Director
Judy Force, DVM
P Karen McDonnell
Study Group on Hearing
Darlene Chirolas, Director
Dr. Kelly Flannigan, DVM
John Wilson, Ph.D
Study Group on Seizures/Epilepsy
Elizabeth Dell, Chair
Maureen Hugunin
Study Group on Canine Orthopedics
Beth Bauer, Director
Study Group on Copper Storage Disease
Ann Ball, Director
Barb Allison
Jeff Gillespie
Cindy Gootee
Sue MacMillan
Tracie Tepke
Elizabeth Zedel
Debbie Zink
Study Group on Urinary Stones
Tracie Tepke, Director
Carla Baker
Laurie Isaacson
Tana Rugg
Julia Soukup
Study Group on Renal Failure
Michele Wrath, Director
Carola Adams
Sharon Boyd
Deby Harber
Michele Markoff
James W. Smith
Julia Soukup
SarahAnne Vancleeve
Study Group on Cardiac
Laura Olsen, Chair
Kelly Flannigan, DVM
Carol Jennings
HISTORIAN 
Maintains and develops historical record of the club and breed
Cheryl Steinmetz, Chair
Cindy Ingalls-Gootee
Tracie Tepke
Robert VonMayr
JUDGES EDUCATION 
Educates prospective and current judges about the Dalmatian
Diana Skibinski, Chair
John Benoit
Meg Callea
Linda Lewin
Elaine Lindhorst
Vickie Mooney
Donna Truitt
JUDGE ELECTION  
Paula Olcott - Chair
Donna Mitchell
Linda Stafford
JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP 
Encourage the participation of juniors with Dalmatians
Joan Lester, Chair
Lori Finlayson
Carrie Jordan
Stephanie Podejko
Samantha Stafford
LEGISLATIVE LIAISON 
Assists AKC in Disseminating information about important legislative issues.
Marie Fiore, Chair
MEMBERSHIP 
Receives, reviews and processes membership applications
Kris Benoit, Chair
MEMBERSHIP EDUCATION 
Arranges educational materials, programs and lending library
Linda McSherry, Chair
Pam Devlin
Patrick Jones
Toni Linstedt
Ann Smith
NATIONAL SPECIALTY STEERING
Sheila Wymore, Chair
Jennifer Cramer
Mary Lynn Jensen
Toni Linstedt
Kathy Szomoru
2017 NATIONAL SPECIALTY SHOW COMMITTEE
Toni Linstedt, Chair
Beth Johnson
Donna Mitchell
Kelly Roy
Kevin West
Steve Whittlesey
John Wilson
2018 NATIONAL SPECIALTY SHOW COMMITTEE
Kristy Wilson, Chair
PERFORMANCE EVENTS
Encourage participation through education, communication, and awards
Agility
Holly Waldrop, Chair
Donna L. Dombourian
Lynn Luikart
Mark Ogle
Judy Raven
Coursing
Linda Davis, Chair
Obedience/Rally
Lynn Luikart, Co-Chair
Stephanie Podjeko, Co-Chair
Nan Dittrick
Linda Lombardi
Becky Luft
Sue MacMillan
P Karen McDonnell
Susan Taylor
Holly Waldrop
Tracking
Tom Hacholski
Jody Fraser
Sara Pruyne
Road Trials
Peggy Strupp, Chair
Rosie Branaman
Tibbie Dell
Ronna Hill
Lorie McCrone
Janey Randlett
Cathy Raver
PUBLIC EDUCATION
Helps answer frequent questions from the public
Laurie Isaacson, Chair
Jeff Gillespie
Linda Sexton
PUBLIC RELATIONS
Helps deliver appropriate messages to the public
Julie Lux, Chair
John Benoit
PURINA PROGRAM
Connie Wagner
RESCUE EDUCATION / DCARE
Co-ordinates Dalmatian rescue education nationwide
John Benoit, Chair
   Messages pertaining to placement or adoption should go to: DCARE@thedca.org
Cindy Bowman
Vickie Mooney
Sharon Roy
Diana Skibinski
Mary Squire
SPOTTER
Produces quarterly official DCA magazine
Marie "Debbie" Zink - Editor
Tim Robbins - Managing Editor
Kathy Szomoru - Publishing Manager & Layout
Jennifer Cramer - Advertising Manager
Becky Goodwin - Assistant Copy Manager
Cynthia Greene - Regional Club Reports
Kris Benoit - Reporter
Kathy McCoubrey - Reporter
Tana Rugg - Reporter
Martha Schneider - Reporter
Prue Stuhr - Reporter
Jan Warren-Linne - Reporter
STANDARD
Reviews and recommends changes to the breed standard
Meg Callea, Chair
STANDING RULES 
Records and catalogs DCA Board actions and policies
John Benoit, Chair
Toni Linstedt
STATISTICS
Maintains historical competition and breeding records
Robert VonMayr, Chair
Diana Skibinski - ROM/ROMX
TOP TWENTY
Organizes the annual Top Twenty competition
Terry Wissinger, Chair
Jennifer Cramer
Miranne Dick
Judy Murray
Kathy Szomoru
Toni Linstedt
SarahAnne Vancleeve
WEBMASTER
Julia Soukup
WEBSITE REDESIGN
Kevin O'Connell - Chair
Toni Linstedt
Paula Olcott
Tom Wrath


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