About the GGPWCF
Our History - Our Code of Ethics - Information on Membership - Our Officers - Committees - Constitution & By-Laws
The Golden Gate Pembroke Welsh Corgi Fanciers, Inc. was established in 1957 to promote the interest in and welfare of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
Code of Ethics
ADOPTED FROM THE PEMBROKE WELSH CORGI CLUB OF AMERICA CODE OF ETHICS
The Code of Ethics is established in accordance with the objectives of the PWCCA to protect and advance the interests of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. It is written to provide guidelines for responsible ownership and ethical breeding practices, and it is dedicated to the preservation and welfare of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
Breeders and Owners of Bitches and Stud Dogs, Alike, Should:
Violations of the Code of Ethics shall be considered prejudicial to the best interest of the Club or the breed. As such, charges are addressed in Article VI – Discipline, Section 2, of the PWCCA Constitution and By-Laws.
Voted and Accepted by PWCCA Membership , March 4, 2007
Effective January 1, 2008
The club's meetings are open to non-members and offer an opportunity to become familiar with the club and its members. Membership is open to all persons at least 18 years of age who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and who subscribe to the purposes of the GGPWCF. To apply you need to read the Constitution & Bylaws, sign the Code of Ethics, fill out and sign the application, and have it endorsed by two club members. BOTH the Code of Ethics and Application MUST be signed and included. Email the Corresponding Secretary (below) for the location of the next meeting.
Membership Application, Code of Ethics and Constitution & Bylaws
|Vice President||Tim Mathiesen|
|Corresponding Secretary||Ann Marie Buonanno, DVM|
|Recording Secretary||Vernon Jettlund|
|Board of Directors|
These are just samplings of some of the "jobs" included in these committees. Would you feel overwhelmed with the Chairship? - That's ok - We need helpers for the various tasks of the committees...
Chair: Ann Marie Buonanno
Newsletter produced annually in about Sept. Requires collecting and layout of advertisers, collection and layout of articles, specialty critiques and whatever the editor finds creative. Works in conjunction with a professional printer for reproduction. Can use folks with computer skills from everything of input of articles to page layouts. ALL MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO SEND ARTICLES - WRITE ARTICLES - OR ANYTHING OF INTEREST TO CORGI FANCIERS.
PWCCA Rep: Sharon Berry
Attend PWCCA meetings and communicate information to and from the GGPWCF.
Chair: Debra Castelanelli
Coordinating distribution of awards applications annually. Collecting applications, collating results, getting awards to recipients, making sure stock of awards kept current. Presentation of annual awards at Specialty Banquet. (Most recently presentation has consisted of poster boards of award winners at banquet)-Public speaking skills not necessary or be creative and bring your ideas to the board.
Chair: Tim Mathiesen
Keeping track of trophies on hand, reorder as necessary, responsible for setting up trophy table at specialty, procuring ribbons and trophies for minor events throughout the year i.e.Spring/Fall puppy matches. Specialty class sponsorship-requests - responses,catalog recognition.
Chair: Ricki Hamilton
Coordination of herding instinct test from procurement of site and tester to entries.
Ways and Means
Creativity for fundraisers, load, unload, store, transport Corgi Booth items to up to 3 events per year, usually Specialty, fall match or Corgi Faire and Herding instinct.
Specialty: Many Subcommittees need annual one time or as often as you like help.
Chair: Vernon Jettlund
Specialty Obedience/RallyChair: Amy McNab
Oversee and coordination of obedience events i.e., making sure equipment is available-staff for posts, stewards, to judges hospitality.
Coordinate, collate results, design and make sure ballots get out to members on time.
GGKC Bench Show
Chair: Laura Craig
Annual supported show for public outreach at the Feb. GGKC all breed show. Coordinate help to put up benching, coordinate manpower for information booth. Remind members of entry deadlines.
Spring Match Chair: Vacant
Complete AKC sanctioned paperwork. Correspond and coordinate with judges. Oversee sub committees; send, assemble entries, provide catalog.
A/B Agility TrialsChair: Christine Johnson
Oversee and coordination of agility events i.e., trial secretary and club members.
Chair(s): Ann Marie Buonanno
Picking up rescue Corgis at a shelter to place in foster care. Take in and care for rescue corgi(s) in the interim until a suitable home is found. All application processing, assisting with adoption applications, and corresponding with people interested in rescue information. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chair: Amy Doi
Returning phone calls from the public with questions, wanting help locating puppies or just breed information. Participating in public events to give out breed information and be an ambassador for the breed.
Puppy Plate Coordinator
Chair: Jackie Bousquet
Responsible for getting plates produced using our original art work. Responsible for shipping plates to clubs who request them for Best Puppy at their regional specialty shows. Attend GGPWCF specialties to hand-deliver as few as one and as many as four plates to various clubs who request such and have a member present to take the plate home with them to help save the shipping costs. It really helps to know folks in the other clubs, to respond to their requests with knowledge about how this all works. Attend GGPWCF meetings and give the "puppy plate report" to the board and to members at the general meeting.
Chairs: Vicki Lubarsky and Ann Marie Buonnano
Tow and store club equipment in a trailer about the size of a horse trailer. Maintain equipment and transport to approximately 4 events a year.
Chair: Ricki Hamilton
Coordinates and organizes for performance events (herding, etc)
National Specialty Research and Development
Research out potential sites for the club to host the National - Investigate feasibility, report to membership; liaison with parent club.
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