HCA Committees

The following Committee Chair and Member appointments have been approved by the HCA Board of Directors.

AKC DELEGATE
Shirley Petko

AKC GAZETTE BREED COLUMNIST
Alice Lawrence

AKC LEGISLATIVE LIAISON
Paula Perlmutter

AKC MARKET PLACE
Shirley Petko

AKC MEET THE BREED
Alison Brackman

AUDIT
John Vics, Chair
Edmund Kloske

AWARDS
Joanne Bodzon – Chair

BREEDER DIRECTORY
Carol Croop, Chair

BYLAWS
Steve Lawrence, Chair

EDUCATION
Chair is Vacant at this time.
Carol Croop
Diane Koch
Regina Skarzinskas
Elaine Cirimele

HEALTH
Rafe Schindler, Chair
Sara Dellorto, ex-officio
Carol Croop
Kim Gillette
Lucy Lancaster
Natasha Ghearing

HISTORIAN
Beverly Vics

JUDGES EDUCATION
Terry Dennison Chair (AKC Judge’s Ed Coordinator)
Julie Vogel
Kathy Patrick
Sandy McCabe

LOCAL CLUBS
Kathy Patrick, Chair
Betty White
Claudia McCracken

LOCAL SPECIALTY CLUB SHOW COORDINATOR
Chair is vacant at this time

MEMBERSHIP
Regina Skarzinskas, Chair
Connie Banitt
Shawn Hess
Sandy McCabe
Kathy Patrick (ex-officio)

NATIONAL SPECIALTY CONFORMATION SHOW CHAIR 2024
Kat Smith, Show Chair

NATIONAL SPECIALTY CONFORMATION SHOW CHAIR 2025
Charles Ruthford, Show Chair

NATIONAL SPECIALTY CONFORMATION SHOW CHAIR 2026
Chris Disser, Show Chair

NATIONAL SHOW COMPANION EVENTS
Leslie Sprick, Chair
Celeste Frohm
Judy Ness
Cheri Rippee

NEWSLETTER
Regina Skarzinskas

SHOW EVENTS COMMITTEE
Sara Dellorto, Chair
Laura Gibson
Jean Nagle
Leslie Sprick

TECHNOLOGY
Jane Ruthford, Chair