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CKC Committees 

  

Standing Committees

At the discretion of the Board, Standing Committees may consist of Board members only or they may be a combination of Board members and lay members. The purpose of such committees shall be to assist in the work of the Board. They shall operate within their specified terms of reference and report back to the Board on a regular and timely basis. Unless specifically authorized by the By-laws or the Board, Standing Committees shall not have any autonomous authority.

 

AGM Planning Committee

Staff: Jacqueline Boychuk, Jeff Cornett (Executive Director), Annette Maggs (Recording Secretary), Tara Merrimen
Committee Chair: Marc Ralsky
Members: 
Frank MacArthur
Corinne Walker

 

Breed Standards Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Board Liaison: Tempest Deptuch
Committee Chair: Ainsley Mills
Members: 
Nancy Downing
Linda St-Hilaire

 

Communications Committee

Staff Liaison(s): Jacqueline Boychuk
Board Liaisons: Lee Anne Bateman, Richard Paquette
Committee Chairs: Trina Gallop/Corrie Horne
Members: 
Jean Delisle
Joanna Saun 

 

Executive Performance and Compensation Review Committee

Committee Chair: Corinne Walker
Members: 
Lee Anne Bateman
Denis Gros-Louis
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)


IT Steering Committee

Staff Liaison: Andrew McCallister
Committee Chair: TBD
Members: 
Michael Crawford
Tanya Hatton
Jolie Janssen 


National Advocacy and Government Relations Committee

Staff Liaison: Sarah McDowell
Board Liaison: Marc Ralsky
Committee Chair: 
Dawne Deeley
Members: 
Val Bandas
Jean-Christophe Boulinguez
Emily Gratton
Corrie Horne
Sharon MacArthur
Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal, DVM
Angel Rowe
Loreta Serafini


Strategic Planning Committee

Staff Liaison: Tara Merrimen
Committee Chair: Marc Ralsky
Members: 
Jeff Cornett (Executive Director)
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Richard Paquette
Alistair Sutherland
Corinne Walker (Ex-officio)


Board Orientation & Education Committee

Staff Liaison: Tara Merrimen
Committee Chair: Frank MacArthur
Members: 
Jeff Cornett (Executive Director) 
Lee Anne Bateman

 

Breeder Relations Committee

Staff Liaison: Jacqueline Boychuk
Board Liaison: Alistair Sutherland
Committee Chair: TBD
Members: 
Stewart Dankner
Trina Gallop
Kassandra McCartney
Joanne Pepin
Kristianne Schenk  

 

Event Officiating Committee

Staff Liaison: Sherry Weiss
Board Liaison: Dave Gilmour
Committee Chair: Virginia Lyne
Members: 
Thomas Alexander
Darwin Boles
Kate Darbyshire
Michael Woods 


Genetics & Medical Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Board Liaison: Dr. Terill Udenberg, DVM
Committee Chair: Dr. Paul Eckford, PhD
Members: 
Dr. Oksana Moshynska, PhD
Dr. Roberta Parish, PhD,
Dr. Simon Verge, DVM 

 

Legislation Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Committee Chair: Denis Gros-Louis
Members:
Lucy Bender (Discipline Committee Chair)
Jeff Cornett (Executive Director)
David Gilmour
Ray Iredale (Registration Committee Chair)
Peter Scott
Lionel Whittaker (Appeal Committee Chair)

 

Rules of Eligibility (ROE) Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Board Liaison: Dr. Terill Udenberg, DVM
Committee Chair: Thora Brown
Members:
Bill Chisholm
Lisa Ricciotti 




 

Independent Standing Committees

Independent Standing Committees are appointed in accordance with the By-Laws and under the terms of reference in the Policy and Procedures Manual. Independent Standing Committees shall consist of members of the Club who are not members of the Board. They shall operate at arm’s length to the Board and their authority shall be independent of the Board. 

 

Appeal Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Committee Chair: Lionel Whittaker
Members: 
J. Gary Cohen
Willian Miller
Anil Singh

 

Discipline Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Committee Chair: Lucy Bender
Members: 
Ed Graveley
Karsten Kaemling
Alan Parkinson
Maura Romeo

Audit Committee

Staff Liaison: Bernardita Fernandez
Committee Chair: Tanya Hatton, CPA, CGA, MBA
Members: 
Laurie Coady, CPA, CMA
Bob Ernst, CPA, BCom


Registration Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Committee Chair: Ray Iredale
Members: 
Jean-Christophe Boulinguez
Sharon Derrick
Lynne MacLellan
Lucie Paradis

 

Select Committees

Select Committees shall be appointed on an ad hoc basis to perform specific tasks. Upon adoption of its final report to the board, a select committee shall cease to exist.  

 

Ad Hoc Versatility Titles Committee

Staff Liaison: Sherry Weiss
Board Liaison: Paul Oslach
Committee Chair: Marnie Harrison 
Members: 
Rachel Jesse
Linda St-Hilaire
Julie Trottier
Michelle Whistlecraft

 

Brachycephalic Breeds Advocacy Committee

Staff Liaison: Jacqueline Boychuk
Committee Chair: TBD
Members: 
Mark Berryman
Michael Hill
Dr. Oksana Moshynska, PhD (Genetics & Medical Committee)
Pat O'Keefe
Dr. Terill Udenberg, DVM 

 

ERP (IT4YOU) Steering Committee

Staff Liaison: Andrew McCallister
Board Liaison: Tempest Deptuch
Committee Chair: TBD
Members:
Roger Bannister
Jean Delisle (Communications Committee Liaison) 
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Amanda Kelly
Donna Lee