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August 18, 2008
Kelly Novara has resigned from
her position at the USA Office. Pam Niccum is the acting USA Office
Manager. I have met with the entire USA Office Staff to facilitate a
smooth transition of duties and the USA Office does not anticipate any
problems with the transition.
United Schutzhund Clubs of America
Aug. 7, 2008
Arthur Collins, Regional
Nominations sought for
To all clubs in the SE Region
Due to the resignation of Rhonda Southern I am accepting nominations
for the position of SE Region Secretary/Treasurer. This
nomination will be to fill out Rhonda's un-expired term.
Please direct all inquiries for the SE Region Secretary/Treasurer to
Assistant Regional Director Vicki
Keller until this position is filled.
I would like to take this time to express how much the Southeastern
Region appreciates your service to the region. I personally appreciated
all that you have done and wish you well in your future.
Arthur Collins, SE Regional Director
Regional Secretary/Treasurer Rhonda Southern resigns
It is with regret that I must
resign my position as the SE Regional Secretary/Treasurer.
As of 8/4/08, we have
$3561.04 in our Regional account. I am working with our Regional
Director to transfer all Regional Documents.
|July 24, 2008
Program to Spotlight Clubs
The USA General Education
Committee has announced the creation of 11 annual awards to
showcase USA member clubs. There will be 10 Regional awards and one
National Presidents award.
Nominations are to be submitted by end of August 2008 and
selection by the Regional Selection Committee is to be completed by the
end of September. The winning clubs will be determined by Oct. 15 so
that awards can be made in November.
|July 24, 2008
for the 2008 WUSV
It is our pleasure to announce
the United Schutzhund Clubs of
America WUSV Team for 2008: James Honda, Debra Zappia and Eric
Eisenberg will be our representatives. The WCC has unanimously decided
Terry Macias will be the USA Team Captain for the 2008 WUSV World
Championship. Being that the U.S.
is the host country, the WCC has decided to have an additional 2
captains in Thomas Vollrath and Howie Rodriguez.
Looking forward to your
attendance and support!
From Assistant Regional Director
I would like to thank all the
participating clubs and members for all their help with our regional
championship last weekend.
It was such a pleasure to watch the exciting performances and excellent
sportsmanship. Our judge, Dieter Schmale, was most complimentary
of the competitors, the level of training, and the quality of the
dogs. There are so many people who helped this weekend, my
sincere thanks! Please know that you are most appreciated.
I would like to thank most especially Diane Madigan, the best
trial secretary ever ... Michael Caputo, who volunteered his time to
help with laying FH tracks, coordinating tracking, checking in
competitors and everything in between ... Wallace Payne, who put down
the FH tracks, coordinated tracks and recruited great tracklayers ...
Rhonda Southern, who makes it all work .. .our helpers, Eric Collins,
Matthew Ford and alternate Bill Ludwig ... .great work!
Also thank you to our tracklayers, Julio Rosa, Montel Brown and Jenny
Carver, who are all really really excellent tracklayers and who worked
most efficiently ... Heidi Sanner organized the groups each day, which
was a big help; again, thank you. As always Judy Johnson
deserves a huge thank you for the terrific website, thank you Judy!
Many Congratulations to our
Regional Champions Craig Lanham and Bowie ... FH Champion Woody Moore
and Max ... and all the trophy winners. Great work!
Again thank you, thank you, thank you,
Lake Valley Schutzhund
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