President Walter Sommerfelt called the meeting to order
at 7:02 p.m., ESDST. The meeting was held in the
Sequoyah Room of the University of Tennessee College of
Present: President Sommerfelt,
Corresponding Secretary White, Recording Secretary
Kasten, Treasurer Dinkins, and AKC Delegate Elect Bell;
Board Members Keith Bailey, Robin Brown, Bernadine
Luketich and Barbara Price; Members Texas Eddie Dulaney,
Mike and Judy Morman, Ruby Valentine, Doug Horn, Carol
Sommerfelt, Harlowe and Anne Jahelka, Dawn Darr, Axel
and Jeannie Weber Ringe, Dave Nutzell and DruAnne
The Minutes of the May 18, 2010, were read. Motion by
Jean Dinkins, seconded by Keith Bailey, motion passed
unanimously. Board of Director Minutes from
the June 10, 2010, meeting was read as amended.
President’s Report: The AKC Delegate
Meeting Minutes are posted, but no mention of TVKC’s
question was posted. Not sure if TVKC’s Delegate
attended the meeting. There will be a Steward Training
Program (Agility, Conformation and Obedience) held at
the Oak Ridge Kennel Club on July 12, 2010, at 6:30
p.m., pot luck supper will be served. Conformation class
will be held in August, September, and October leading
up to the fall Cluster Shows.
“B” Classes will be held at
ORKC in August and early September. After the Tennessee
Valley Fair in mid September the remaining classes will
be held at Chilhowee Park. Basic Obedience classes will
also be offered after the Tennessee Valley Fair at the
Chilhowee Sheep Barn. All collected funds will be
deposited to the Cluster Bank Account.
Corresponding Secretary’s Report:
Beth asked that members check out the web site. She
reminded members to send her their brags for posting.
Treasurer’s Report: Jean reported
checking account balance as $20,984.96, money market
account $37,553.99 for a total balance of $58,538.95.
The March 2010 Agility Trial has
been amended to include new expenses for equipment
rental ($2,698.69) which was not reported previously,
(Income - $17,210.00 [no change], Expenses - $18,615.10
for a Net Loss of $1,405.10.)
AKC Delegate Report: Current AKC
Delegate absent, no report.
The next meeting will be June 21, 2010.
There is a Judge’s change for all four
shows. Notification has been received from AKC that
changes have been approved as submitted.
Selection: Chairwoman Carol Summerfelt
explained that James Reynolds had signed a Judge’s
Contract with the Marietta Shows on July 2008 and
signed TVKC’s Judge’s Contract on October 2008.
Because these shows are less than 200 miles apart,
he could not judge both shows which are one week
Carol will accept last minute trophy donation
Dawn reminded everyone that the fall trial dates are
September 10, 11, and 12. A volunteer sign up sheet
was passed around for volunteers. Friday and
Saturday’s shows will start at 9:00 a.m. Sunday’s
show will start at 8:00 a.m. Volunteers are also
needed for Thursday and Sunday for Judges (pickup
and return to the airport.)
Barbara had nothing to report.
Legislative: No report
July’s Guest Speaker Blake Valentine of Pet Safe
will be discussing the new dog park.
Walter reported the
AKC’s Sportsmanship Award is awarded to Texas Eddie
Jeannie awarded the
Darr & Journey
- Master Agility Champion & Agility Fast
Lincairn Coming Up Roses - Champion Lincairn Red
Hot Chili - Champion
K. Bailey -
Shaireab’s Bayleigh Look At Me - Champion
Bayleigh Shaireab’s Return To Sender - Champion
Jeannie awarded the
following Single Plaque:
Birchwood’s Evr N Dirk Blu Genes - Champion
Carlyle Wyoming Outlaw - Champion
Shorttales the Secret of the Mansion of K-town -
Jeannie awarded the
following Plaque (8 plates):
- Lorac Southern Charm, JH - Champion
Hardwood’s Catcher of Dreams - Rally Novice,
CGC, Rally Advance
Blackbirch Sunshine Pen N Ink
Business: 2011 Judges Selection Committee -
Keith Bailey, Catherine Bell, Jean Dinkins, Barbara
Price and Carol Sommerfelt.
Mike Morman commented that since TVKC donated $5,000 to
the University of Tennessee Veterinary Scholarship Award
it might be good publicity leading up to our fall shows.
Also mentioned was the possibility of doing some form of
presentation at the fall shows.
K. Bailey, Darr, Dulaney and Price all had brags to
report, congratulations to all.
There being no further
business, a motion by Bell, seconded by K. Bailey for
adjournment, motion passed unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m., ESDST. Respectfully
Recording Secretary TVKC