My 60 plus years of experience range from:
Fancier of AKC Dog Sport – since 1955
a. Purebred Dog Owner
b. Trainer, Exhibitor
c. AKC breeder of Merit
d. AKC approved judge (1969) Obedience, Tracking, Rally, Conformation and Junior Showmanship.
An Active judge, judging throughout the US, Canada and Oversea.
Supporter of AKC Dog Sport
a. Volunteered for Club Work
b. Served as Club Officer, Board of Director for the following clubs:
c. GSDC of WA, Washington State Obedience Training Club, Olympic Kennel Club, GSDC of America.
Life member for these clubs.
d. Served as Show Secretary for 7 years for the GSDC of America.
e. Member of the Papillon Club of America, Papillon Association of Puget Sound.
f. Served as AKC Delegate for the Olympic Kennel Club – 1987 – 1992
g. Served as AKC nominating Committee for Board of Director – 1990
h. Recipients of the Gaines Sportsman award from the GSC of WS
i. Recipient of the D’Ambrisi award from the Association of Obedience Judges
j. 2011 – Nominated for the AKC Life Time Achievement award.
k. 1990 help to established the current PAPS Club with the following members: Grace Lucky, Carol Wolf, Glen Ellen Sickle, Barbara & Gerry Gaines and few more.
AKC Executive Field Reprehensive of Obedience, Tracking and Rally – 1992 to 2011
During my tenure as Field Rep – I conducted:
a. Test and Interview to Prospective judges to expand AKC judges base
b. Observed, educated, judges to conform to AKC Rules and Regulations – thus, becoming excellent judges
c. Conduct seminars – and other activities that required by the Rep position
d. Served as liaisons to Clubs – familiar with all aspects of AKC rules and policy
e. Traveled to various part of the country to work at the AKC Companion Events
f. Dedicated as Rep and perform my duties dutifully as required.
Since my Retirement:
I had the good fortune back to judging Obedience, Rally, Tracking, Junior Showmanship and conformation.