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AKC PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED

March 2015 Suspensions

 

AKC reduced serious sentences by nearly 100% in 2009 as compared to previous years.  Jack Norton, Director of AKC Compliance, could not offer any reason, nor could he provide a list of people previously suspended.

 

Given the difficulty in obtaining and compiling this information, we are not responsible for error or omission. Suspensions may change after the fact. If you have any questions, please contact the American Kennel Club.  If you do not find the person you are looking for, click the book to go back to the Index or try another time period, links below.

 

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5 Years or Less Suspensions/Reprimands for March

AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee and AKC Event Committees decide and the AKC Secretary's report contains the following statement "As a result of an Event Committee determination the following individual(s) stand suspended of AKC privileges. It should be noted that this determination may still be appealed and may be reversed. Upon expiration of the appeal process, an appropriate notice describing the status of the individual’s suspension, if any, will appear in this column:

 

The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for five years and imposed a $1000 fine for refusal to make their dogs and records available for inspection when requested (Eff February 6, 2015): Mr. Laverne Nolt (Charles City, IA) Multiple Breeds | Ms. Marietta Nolt (Charles City, IA) Multiple Breeds

 

...suspended Ms. Sally Minetree (Gordonsville, VA) from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, effective February 6, 2015, for non-compliance with AKC’s record keeping and dog identification requirements. (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)

 

...suspended Mr. Anthony Sun (Hacienda Heights, CA) from all AKC privileges for six months and imposed a $500 fine, effective December 10, 2014, for refusal to make his dogs and records available for inspection when requested. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Shirley Boxer (Skillman, NJ) Action was taken by the Kennel Club of Niagara Falls for conduct at its January 9, 2015 event. Ms. Boxer was charged with neglect at or in connection with an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a three month suspension from all AKC privileges and a $500 fine, effective January 9, 2015. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Leslie Carpenter (Arvada, CO) Action was taken by the Siberian Husky Club of America at its November 1, 2014 event. Ms. Carpenter was charged with physical altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty for the violation at a two month event suspension and a $200 fine, effective January 21, 2015. (Siberian Husky, Chow Chow, Tibetan Terrier)

 

Dr. Maureen Del Duca (Pueblo, CO) Action was taken by the Hobbs New Mexico Kennel Club for conduct at its January 31, 2015 event. Dr. Del Duca was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month event suspension and a $500 fine, effective January 31, 2015. (Pharaoh Hound, German Shepherd Dog)

 

Ms. Michelle Barnes (Williston, FL) On January 28, 2015, the Imperial Polk Obedience Club held its rehearing regarding the conduct of Ms. Michelle Barnes at its November 1, 2014 event. Ms. Barnes was charged with inappropriate public criticism of a judge, not disruptive but demonstrating a lack of sportsmanship. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a one month event suspension and a $200 fine, effective January 28, 2015. (Shetland Sheepdog, Australian Shepherd)

 

Ms. Donna Davis (Marietta, GA) Action was taken by the Atlanta Kennel Club for conduct at its October 19, 2014 event. Ms. Davis was charged with attempting to influence a judge. The Staff Committee reviewed the  Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $200 fine. (Italian Greyhound) Ms. Davis appealed the decision to an AKC Trial Board. The Trial Board denied her appeal.

 

Mr. Daniel Schoenberg (Upper Arlington, OH) Action was taken by the Golden Retriever Club of Columbus Ohio for conduct at its December 28, 2014 event. Mr. Schoenberg was charged with failure to properly control a dog at an event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $200 fine. (Border Collie, Parson Russell Terrier, Labrador Retriever)

 

Mr. Jim Clayton (Safe Harbor, FL) Action was taken by the Central Florida German Shorthaired Pointer Club for conduct at its January 11, 2015 event. Mr. Clayton was charged with public criticism of a judge that caused a disruption at the event. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Vizsla)

 

Ms. Linda Mattson (Newbury Park, CA) Action was taken by the Tri-Valley Working Dog Club of Pinon Hills for conduct at its January 23, 2015 event. Ms. Mattson was charged with abusive or foul language/verbal altercation. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $100 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Ms. Terri Porthan (Saint Paul, MN) Action was taken by the North Star Toy Dog Club for conduct at its January 2, 2015 event. Ms. Porthan was charged with inappropriate public criticism of a judge, not disruptive, but demonstrating a lack of sportsmanship. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand and a $50 fine. (Multiple Breeds)

 

Mr. Farris Kilpatrick (Crossville,AL) Action was taken by the Cotton Land Beagle Club for conduct at its December 6, 2014 event. Mr. Kilpatrick was charged with refusing to continue to compete. The Staff Committee reviewed the Event report and set the penalty at a reprimand. (Beagle)

 

See Previous Compiled 6 Months to 5 Year Suspensions


AKC 10 Year Suspensions for March 2015

 

March 2015 - The AKC’s Management Disciplinary Committee has suspended the following individuals from all AKC privileges for ten years and imposed a $2000 fine, for conduct prejudicial to purebred dogs, purebred dog events, or to the best interests of The American Kennel Club based on their violation of the AKC’s Judicial or Administrative Determination of Inappropriate Treatment Policy: Eff February 6, 2015 - Mr. James Shively (Maple Falls, WA) Multiple Breeds | Ms. Elaine Komorny (Fowlerville, MI) Multiple Breeds

 

See Previous Compiled 10 Year Suspensions


AKC 15 Year To Lifetime Suspensions for March 2015

 

At its October 2014 meeting, the American Kennel Club Board of Directors suspended the judging privileges of Mr. Joseph Beccia for an indefinite period and imposed a $1000 fine effective immediately. This action was based on a violation of AKC’s Integrity of Judges Policy. We find no mention in the October Board Minutes

 

See Previous Compiled 15 Year to Life Sentences


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