NEXT OBEDIENCE LIAISON COUNCIL MEETING 20 JANUARY 2022

The next meeting of The Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council will be held on Thursday 20 January 2022. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Obedience Liaison Council Secretary by October 22 2021.

Each eligible society may submit, through their representative, items for the agenda. Individuals may also submit items for the agenda direct to The Kennel Club but must be accompanied by an agreement from a representative to present the item at the meeting. Proposals must be concise and, if an amendment or an additional regulation is proposed, the regulation number must be given.

All items for inclusion on the agenda should be sent by email to obedience@thekennelclub.org.uk. Please note that postal submissions may not be received in time due to the offices being closed.

A full list of Obedience Liaison Council representatives can be found at https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/…/already-competing…/

OBEDIENCE LIAISON COUNCIL ELECTIONS

The Kennel Club are still seeking nominations for a representative for the Obedience Liaison Council in the following area: Wales – 1 Vacancy

All fully registered (not Listed Status) clubs with an interest in obedience in these areas are eligible to nominate a representative for the council. The nominee must reside in the area for which they are nominated.

Nominations can be submitted here: 

https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/…/liaison-council…/

Any questions can be submitted to elections@thekennelclub.org.uk

Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council – Feedback for the Reliability & Control exercise – on the agenda for 22nd July 2021

Your questionnaire must be completed by 9pm on 21st July 2021. It is completely anonymous but we do ask that you complete the section indicating which Obedience Liaison area you are located within to make sure that your feedback reaches your allocated representative. I have prepared this survey on Google Forms as Chairman of the Obedience Liaison Council. I would be grateful if you could complete this survey only once to give me an overall view of the Obedience community’s views on the proposal for a Reliability and Control Exercise on the Obedience Council agenda. The full agenda can be viewed on the Kennel Club website – https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/events-and-activities/obedience/already-competing-in-obedience/ then navigate to the agenda for 22nd July 2021.

June Le Fevre (12th July) – Re : the national survey on the new Control & Reliability exercise proposal – I have been alerted that some folk wish to now change their vote. To assist with this I have enabled that setting, so if you have already voted and would like to change your vote just simply visit the poll again.If you have not already voted and would like the opportunity to do so, which would be very valued, then please go to :

Further details and questionnaire click here

Robert Harlow steps down from Chair of Obedience Liaison Council

At The Kennel Club AGM on 23 June 2021 Mr Robert Harlow, current chair of the Obedience Liaison Council, was elected on to the Board for a term of three years.Under the regulations of The Kennel Club a member may not sit on the Board and any Council at the same time and as such Mr Harlow will be stepping down from his role as chair, and as a member of the Obedience Liaison Council, with immediate effect.A new item has been added to the Council agenda for the council members to elect a new chair for the remaining term of office and the vote for this will take place electronically before the meeting. The council will be informed of the result before the current Item 1 on the agenda.

REGISTERED CLUBS AND SOCIETIES URGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY VIA THE LIAISON COUNCILS ACROSS EVERY CANINE ACTIVITY

Does your club want to have a say in how your hobby is run? Does it want to contribute more to promoting the general improvement of dogs and see its ideas acted upon? If so, your club should consider nominating a representative to one of The Kennel Club Liaison Councils.

The Kennel Club Liaison Councils play an important role in formulating Kennel Club policy and enhancing The Kennel Club’s strategic objectives across every canine activity. Your club’s elected representative to a council will be responsible for representing the views of your region, breed or activity and for putting forward proposals on your club’s behalf to enhance the future of your hobby.

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Next meeting of the Obedience Liaison Council on 22nd July

The next meeting of The Kennel Club Obedience Liaison Council is scheduled to be held remotely via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 22 July 2021. Proposals for inclusion on the agenda should reach the Obedience Liaison Council Secretary by email no later than Friday 23 April.

Each eligible society or an individual may submit items for the agenda, through a council representative. Proposals must be concise and, if an amendment or an additional regulation is proposed, the regulation number must be given.

As a reminder, all items for inclusion on the agenda should be sent by email to obedience@thekennelclub.org.uk.

A full list of Obedience Liaison Council representatives can be found at bit.ly/31d9LB0.