Dec 31 2008

Article V – Committees

Section 1. The Board may appoint standing committees to advance the work of the Club in such matters as dog shows, obedience trials, herding trials, agility trials, tracking tests, trophies, membership, fundraising, other events and club related activities which may well be served by committees. Special committees may also be appointed by the Board to aid particular projects. Such committees shall always be subject to the final authority of the Board. The membership shall be notified of any such committee appointments within sixty (60) days in the manner provided by Article II, Section 6.

Section 2. Each committee shall have a Board Member to whom it reports and who is responsible for oversight of the committee and for reporting on the activities of the committee to the Board. Each committee shall annually submit a budget to the Board of Directors for approval. Expenditures beyond those approved in the budget must be approved by the Board before those expenditures may be made.

Section 3. Any committee appointment may be terminated by a majority vote of the full membership of the Board upon notice to the appointee in the manner provided by Article II, Section 6; and the Board may appoint successors to those persons whose services have been terminated.

Section 4. The American Kennel Club delegate may, but need not be, a Director or Officer of the Club, but shall be a member of the American Beauceron Club, be appointed by the Board of Directors to serve a term of two years or until a successor is approved by the American Kennel Club, and shall take charge of his/her office in the manner prescribed by the Board of Directors and by the American Kennel Club. The duties of the Delegate shall be to attend the quarterly meetings of the American Kennel Club Delegates whenever possible and to report the results of these meetings to the Board of Directors.


ADOPTED:                               08/09/2003
AMENDED:                              12/31/2008
AKC APPROVED:                    03/17/2009

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