Below is a list of BCDC committees and the "job description" for each Committee. Where existing members are already serving on a committee, their names have been shown. However, please understand that additional people are are welcome and/or desired.
When you fill out your 2012 Membership Renewal Form (either the mail in document or on-line), In preferential order the board would like you to select committees that you would be willing to serve on.
This is a REQUEST only. It is NOT a requirement. We have many openings on various committees & REALLY need some help. If you have an interest, or if you have EXPERIENCE that could help on these committees, PLEASE consider indicating that on your membership renewal application. The Board will NOT be "assigning" postions to people, but rather referring those names to the committees
If you want to be on more than 1 committee or feel that you can act as the Chair of a committee please indicate that as well.
Advertising -- Markets the club, gets our message out there for public consumption, advertises new class sessions...etc
Agility Training (ATC) – Helps to develop the training program, stays current with new philosophies in training and handling and incorporates same into our training program, ensures that our program is financially stable, and meeting the needs of the membership.
Agility Trial Planning Committee (ATPC) - Develops operating budgets for all of our agility trials, set up rules for trial chairs to follow, determines based on prior trial performances the number of runs for our next trials, ensure AKC applications, and contracts for facilities, judges, and Fast Times are completed for coming trials.
Agility Trial Chair -- Trial Chairs work with the ATPC to ensure the trial runs smoothly, find all key workers, ensure that all sub committees stay within budgets set forth by the ATPC
- Fall 2012 -- Denise Visco
- Winter 2013 -- Jo Lesko
- Spring 2013 --
- Fall 2013 --
AKC Delegate -- Gloria Marshall - attend AKC delegate meetings, vote on key issues as directed by the club and Board, be the voice of BCDC at the AKC, report to membership all key issues reported at AKC meetings
Awards Dinner -- Plan and execute all areas of the awards dinner (except the actual awards!)
Auditing Committee -- Drew Brengel, Once per year (May) audit the current books and report back to the club at the next meeting
Bayshore Merchandise -- Take and place orders for members to purchase shirts or other Bayshore Club merchandise. Work with the advertising committee for ideas to advertise our club.
Building Committee -- Chair- Bob Ferrera, Jo Lesko, Linda Tappin, Drew Brengel , Lisa Bisbee, Cherie Fischer, Joe Dudak . This committee is responsible for the development of the property on Shafto Road.
Buildings & Grounds -- Responsible for the cleaning of the club house and to be the key contact with our landlord regarding any issues with the Eatontown building.
Collar & Lead -- responsible for publishing our quarterly newsletter
Demonstrations -- planning and organizing any demonstrations that the club might be solicited to perform at
Fundraising -- run auctions and other fundraising type events at our trials, meetings, and other events, all proceeds go to the new building fund
Grievances & Policies Committee -- Can be called upon to review any issues involving the Constitution and By-Laws (Regulations published in This & That) and make recommendations suggestions to the Board. Members can file any grievances stemming from same to this committee, the committee will review the argument and apply the Constitution and By-Laws to the issue, then make a decision or recommendation to the board.
Key Trial workers -- this committee will work with the ATPC and trial chairs. People on this committee will take on "key" positions at 1 or more (need not be all) trials throughout the year. Example: Course builders, hospitality, ring captain, workers raffle, volunteer coordinator, etc.
Lure Coursing -- plan and execute any Lure Coursing and/or Coursing Ability Test events throughout the year.
Match Show -- Organize and run an obedience match show for the club once per year, per AKC requirements to retain our AKC Charter.
Human - Barbara Henkler - Knowledge of all rules regarding membership, contact students taking classes to inform them of the benefits or membership and of the process to become a member. ***Notify the webmaster and the mailing list committee of both prospective and new members.***
Canine -- Linda Rohleder - accept applications for k-9 members and report additions and losses to the club
MIGS -- (Members in Good Standing) Gene German - Be familiar with the rules regarding work and meeting requirements for members and keep a record on a yearly basis of all members statuses.
NJ Federation of Dog Clubs -- Jay Kessel and Lynn Ancona (Alt) - Attend quarterly meetings and report any pertinent information back to the club
Nominating Committee -- This committee convenes between February and April in order to present a proposed slate of officers for the club to vote on in June. At the May meeting nominations are accepted from the floor.
Obedience Committee -- Helps to develop the training program, stays current with new philosophies in training and handling and incorporates same into our training program, ensures that our program is financially stable, and meeting the needs of the membership.
Obedience Trial -- Plan, Organize and Execute our yearly annual obedience trial, which is an AKC requirement to remain affiliated with AKC, and retain our AKC charter.
Registration Secretaries -- Contact point for individual instructors. All registration, and checks go to the registration secretary for each instructor. Registration Secretary keeps track of the enrollment for specific classes, advertises classes that need it on different yahoo lists. Keep ATC abreast of the number of students enrolling in classes. Use web site tools to report on the appropriate class information.
Seminars and Run Through's -- Plan and execute seminars throughout the year. Bring in trainers from outside our area to enhance our training program. Offer matches in agility and obedience throughout the year.
Social Events and Hospitality -- Plan for refreshments at our meetings. Plan our annual Halloween and Christmas parties.
Social Media -- Responsible for getting BCDC out there on the Internet (Facebook, etc!)
Sunshine -- Send cards to members to recognize accomplishments and send condolences.
This & That -- Updates and reproduces This &That yearly as needed, sends electronic copies to the webmaster to be uploaded to our website
Training Equipment -- Maintains the training equipment that BCDC sells.
Trophies & Awards -- Cherie Fischer (Agility), Mary Kosenski (Obedience) , Anne Pritt (Multi-performance Awards) Jackie Goodrich (ALL other, Rally, Lure, etc) Collect information from members annually (December/January) regarding their titles earned for the year. Have plaques/plates engraved appropriately and have them ready for the annual awards dinner.
Point of Contact
Parliamentarian -- Is completely familiar with the Constitution and By Laws, understands Roberts Rules of order and can advise the membership on the proper course of action on any given procedural question.
Website -- Drew Brengel - responsible for maintaining and upgrading the website
Mailing List (BCDC Yahoo Group) -- Cherie Fischer, Fran Skwarka - maintain the Yahoo mailing list, send invitations to new prospective members and moderate the list