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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.

 

Breeder Relations Committee

Staff Liaison: Jacqueline Boychuk
Board Liaison: Richard Paquette
Committee Chair: Line Champagne
Members: 
Victoria Ellery
Sam Hasbini
Betty Pirs
Julie Trottier-Graffiti

 

Board Orientation & Education Committee

Staff Liaison: Tara Merrimen
Committee Chair: Lendra Barker
Members: 
Lance Novak (Executive Director)
Corrine Walker

 

 

 

Event Officiating Committee

Staff Liaison: Sherry Weiss
Board Liaison: Linda St-Hillaire 
Committee Chair: Virginia Lyne
Members: 
Darwin Boles
David Dibblee
Marlene Parrott
Michael Woods

 

Genetics & Medical Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Board Liaison: Paul Eckford, PhD
Committee Chair: Simon Verge, DVM
Members: 
Oksana Moshynska, PhD
Roberta Parish, PhD


Legislation Committee

Staff Liaison: Diane Draper
Committee Chair: Lendra Barker
Members:
Lucy Bender (Discipline Committee Chair)
Ray Iredale (Registration Committee Chair)
Lance Novak (Executive Director)
Linda St-Hilaire
Corinne Walker
Lionel Whittaker (Appeal Committee Chair)

 

Rules of Eligibility (ROE) Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Board Liaison: Corinne Walker
Committee Chair: Thora Brown
Members:
Bill Chisholm
Ray Iredale 


Breed Standards Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Board Liaison: Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Committee Chair: Stephanie Horan
Members: 
Susan J. Quesnel
Ainslie Mills

 


Communications Committee

Staff Liaison(s): Jacqueline Boychuk, Lance Novak (Executive Director) 
Committee Chair: Corrie Horne
Members: 
Jean Delisle
Trina Gallop
Emily Gratton 
Thomas Nesbitt
Richard Paquette

 

Executive Performance and Compensation Review Committee

Committee Chair: Joan Bennett 
Members: 
Paul Eckford
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Richard Paquette

 

 

IT Steering Committee Committee

Staff Liaison: Andrew McCallister
Committee Chair: Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Members: 
Michael Crawford
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Jolie Janssen

 

Responsible Dog Ownership Committee

Staff Liaison: Sarah McDowell
Committee Chair: Fiona Boulet
Members: 
Paul Eckford 
Gay Harley
Naomi Kane 
Linda St-Hilaire

 

 

Strategic Planning Committee

Staff Liaison: Tara Merrimen
Committee Chair: Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Members: 
Joan Bennett 
Paul Eckford 
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Lance Novak (Executive Director)
Richard Paquette


 

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 Rome

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: Leila Bahorie
Committee Chair: Ray Iredale
Members: 
Lorraine Burch
Jo Ann Pavey
Dwain McLean
Valerie Yate

 

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.  

 

AGM Planning Committee

Staff: Leila Bahorie, Jacqueline Boychuk, Annette Maggs (Recording Secretary), Tara Merrimen, Lance Novak (Executive Director)
Committee Chair: Lendra Barker
Members: 
Joan Bennett
Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Corinne Walker

 

Brachycephalic Breeds Advocacy Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Committee Chair: Richard Paquette
Members: 
Michael Hill
Oksana Moshynska, PhD (Genetics & Medical Committee)
Pat O'Keefe
Dr. Terill Udenberg, DVM

 

Breeding Age Restriction Ad Hoc Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Board Liaison: Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Committee Chair: Line Champagne
Members: 
Ray Iredale
Simon Verge, DVM

 

ERP (IT4YOU) Steering Committee

Staff Liaison: Andrew McCallister
Committee Chair: Peter Laventhall-Wolfish
Members:
Roger Bannister
Jean Delisle (Communications Committee Liaison) 
Tanya Hatton (Audit Committee Chair)
Amanda Kelly
Donna Lee

 

Non Standard Colours Ad Hoc Committee

Staff Liaison: Leila Bahorie
Board Liaison: Paul Eckford, PhD
Committee Chair: 
Members: 
Thora Brown (ROE Committee Chair)
Ray Iredale (Registration Committee Chair)
Alison Jones, DVM

 

Ad Hoc Versatility Titles Committee

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