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May 2013 - 2013 Slate of Candidates
As per Article V, Section 4 of the NSDTRC (USA) Bylaws, the following is the slate of candidates submitted by Julie Hanson, Nominating Committee Chair, for the 2013 election of Officers and Directors.
Director - Region 3 – Terri Krause (Washington) [Second 3 year term]
Director - Region 6 – Ann DiSilvestre (South Carolina) [Second 3 year term]
Regional Director terms to begin on November 1, 2013 and run through October 31, 2016.
Additional nomination of eligible members may be made by written petition addressed to the Secretary (Kimberly Adams, W1951 N Bloomfield Rd, Lake Geneva, WI 53147) and received at her regular address no later than August 4, 2013 signed by three (3) members and accompanied by a written acceptances of each additional nominee signifying his/her willingness to be a candidate.
If one or more valid additional nominations are received by the Secretary on or before August 4, 2013, she shall, no later than August 19, 2013 mail to each voting member in good standing a ballot listing nominees for the position(s).
If no valid additional nominations are received by the Secretary on or before August 4, 2013, the nominations will be closed. The members will be notified in the fall issue of Quackers that the Secretary has cast one (1) ballot for the Nominating Committee’s Slate and no further balloting will be required.
Kimberly Adams, Secretary
January 2013 - 2013 Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee this year consists of:
Julie Hanson, Chairperson – Region 3
Sue Barnett, Region 1
Lynn Berker, Region 4
Linda Jones, Region 6
Sue Jones, Region 7
Anne Lindsley, Region 2
Jen Coffey, Region 5
The positions up for nomination and those currently in each position:
Region 3 Director: Terri Krause (finishing 1st 3-year term – 2-term limit)
Region 6 Director: Ann DiSilvestre (finishing 1st 3-year term – 2 term limit)
Each year the Nominating Committee selects one candidate for each open position. The names of people selected by the Nominating Committee are published in the Spring issue of Quakers. A member in good standing can also be nominated from the floor, then there is an election which is held by mail and members vote on the candidates. If there are no nominations from the floor, the Secretary casts one ballot for each person selected by the Nominating Committee, so no voting is necessary, and the candidates selected by the Nominating Committee take office November 1, 2013. The procedures for nominations and elections are well defined by Club bylaws which are available on the website at Club Bylaws.
If you are interested in being nominated for any of the open positions please send a letter of interest with your qualifications to any of the committee members by April 30, 2013.
Contact information for the committee members:
|Julie Hanson, Chairperson
15605 NE 194th Court
Brush Prairie, WA 98606
47 Oxbow Dr
Avon, CT 06001-2433
8091 19th St
Westminster, CA 92683
2654 Club Valley Dr
Marietta, GA 30068
56 Eaton Place
Bear, DE 19701
4441 Oak Ridge Court
De Pere, WI 54115
1126 Jason Road
Fort Collins, CO 80524
This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.
May 2012 - OFA Offering DNA Testing for Cleft palate (CP1) and Juvenile Addison’s Disease (JADD) for the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Information added to the Health and Genetics page.
November 2011 - The Toller Health Research page has been updated.
February 2011 - AKC adds the NSDTRC (USA) Club Field Titles (WC/WCI/WCX) to their new Parent Club Performance Title Program which allows the addition of these Club titles to our Tollers' AKC pedigrees. Visit the Club Field Test page for information and links.