The GGPWCF is the oldest regional affiliate of the
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America
The GGPWCF is an AKC Licensed Club

What a ham!

GGPWCF Membership

GGPWCF Club Officers and Committees

Club Officers

President - Ann Marie Buonanno, DVM
Vice President - Vicki Lubarsky
Treasurer - Janine Leggitt
Corresponding Secretary - Lindsey Pych
Recording Secretary - Vernon Jettlund

Board of Directors

Leslie Earl
Ellen Perlson
Christine Johnson
Cheryle Morrison
Pam Jewell


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Committee Synopsis

These are just samplings of some of the "jobs" included in these committees. Would you feel overwhelmed with the Chairmanship? - That's OK - We need helpers for the various tasks of the committees...


Chair: Vacant

Newsletter produced annually in or 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.


Ellen Perlson

Attend PWCCA meetings and communicate information to and from the GGPWCF.


Chair: Louise Wilson

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: Janine Leggitt

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.

Herding Instinct

Chair: Debra Castelanelli

Coordination of herding instinct test from procurement of site and tester to entries.

Annual Specialty: Many Subcommittees needed annually one time or as often as you like to help.

Chair: Laura Craig/Renee Broden

Catalogs: Sell catalogs in the mornings at the specialty. Great for new members to meet and get a feel for the flow of a show.

Hospitality Night: Procure, coordinate, delegate; food and drink items for our hospitality night, usually Thurs eve before the specialty.

Morning Hospitality: Make coffee, bring and serve doughnuts, bagels - usually about 6:30am -9:00am. Another great way for new members to get involved.

Ring Stewards: Thinking about wanting to judge or learn more about ring procedures from the pros.

Grounds: Coordinate, delegate, help to set up and take down rings and signage around hotel. Assemble "pooper scooper" squad (we all are well qualified for this committee.) through Sun morning of the Specialty.

Banquet: Coordinate Awards banquet Saturday eve of Specialty with the hotel. Collect reservations, etc.

Raffle: Procure raffle item or items, sell tickets, etc.

Judges hospitality: Provide transportation, take out for meals, etc. Liaison for the club to make sure they have everything they need. Great for someone not showing and wanting to get to know and spend time one on one or with a small group of some very knowledgeable breeders. A fun job if your dogs are out of coat, etc.

Exhibitor Hospitality bags: Use your imagination to procure and find donated items to assemble for exhibitors- people and doggie things are great. Something you could do even if you're not attending the show.

Silent Auction: Coordinate items at the Specialty Banquet night. Have a special talent? - make something and donate for auction or have a connection to procure donated items for auction. Do not necessarily need to be "doggy".

Announcer: Announce over the loud speaker various information: i.e., Results from classes.

Specialty Obedience/Rally

Chair: Vacant

Oversee and coordination of obedience events i.e., making sure equipment is available-staff for posts, stewards, to judges hospitality.

Specialty Judges Selection

Chair: Leslie Earl

Coordinate, collate results, design and make sure ballots get out to members on time.

Spring Match

Spring Match Chair: Cheryle Morrison

Complete AKC sanctioned paperwork. Correspond and coordinate with judges. Oversee sub committees; send, assemble entries, provide catalog.

Potluck: Coordinate items, get table, clean up, etc.

Steward: Great for the want to learn how to ring steward person. Assemble classes, monitor classes, arrange ribbons, assist judge with needs.

Raffle: Coordinate raffle. Usually donated items from club members, sell tickets, etc.

Grounds: Help set up and take down rings.

Obedience: Coordinate equipment and helpers, help set up and take down rings.

A/B Agility Trials

Chair: Christine Johnson

Oversee and coordination of agility events i.e., trial secretary and club members.


Chair: Ann Marie Buonanno, DVM

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. Contact: Rescue

Public Outreach

Chair: Renee Broden

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.

Equipment Chair

Chairs: Vicki Lubarsky and Ann Marie Buonanno, DVM

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.

Performance Chair

Chair: Christine Johnson

Coordinates and organizes for performance events (herding, etc)

Corgi Faire

Chair: Gina Lorenzi