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AKC Board Minutes,Chairman's Report

AKC Board Meeting Minutes

American Kennel Club Board Motions, Actions as recorded by Secretary


Current Meeting held at AKC Offices at 101 Park Ave., New York, NY - April 8-9, 2024

(See Minutes In Their Entirety Below) or Click to see current AKC Suspensions


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Wording is as presented in the Minutes/Secretary's Page, provided by AKC Secretary Gina M. DiNardo.


The Board convened on Monday, April 8, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. All Directors and the Executive Secretary were present in the New York office. Copies of the February 12-13, 2024, Board Meeting minutes had been previously provided to all Directors for review.


Upon a motion by Mr. Powers, seconded by Dr. Battaglia, the board voted to approve the February 2024 Board Meeting minutes.


Click for Full AKC April Board Minutes in PDF format (get Adobe Acrobat Reader)



     The AKC Board has endorsed the following amendment to Article VII, Section 1 of the Charter and Bylaws of The American Kennel Club, Inc., proposed by the Greater Clark County Kennel Club. This will be voted on at the June 11, 2024 Delegate Meeting.

     ARTICLE VII - SECTION 1. The AKC shall be governed by a Board of Directors consisting of thirteen (13) voting members, all of whom must be Delegates, except as provided for in Section 3 of this Article. The Board shall be elected as follows: At each annual meeting the Delegates shall elect Directors from the list of candidates nominated as provided in Article VIII of these Bylaws. The thirteen voting Directors shall be divided into four classes of three (3), three (3), three (3), and four (4) members. Such Directors to hold office for four (4) years or until their successors are elected. At each annual meeting the Delegates shall elect such other Director or Directors as shall be required to fill the place of any Director who has died or resigned before the expiration of the term for which he or she was elected. Excluding the President, who serves as a non-voting member, no members of the Board of Directors may be employed by the AKC nor may they receive remuneration from the AKC on a consulting or contract basis. Excluding the President, no members of the Board of Directors are eligible for employment by the AKC or any AKC division or subsidiary for a period of twelve months from the date when they last served on the Board, nor may they receive remuneration from the AKC on a contract or consulting basis for a period of twelve months from the date when they last served on the Board. The President shall serve on the Board as an ex officio non-voting member during his/her tenure as President.


Deceased Judges: Dr. David T. Hayhurst, Mrs. Mari J. Hayhurst, Mr. Kenneth L. Rayner, Jr., Mr. Gene N. Vaccaro, Winston Kupau (HI), Mr. Howard Atlee, Mr. Thomas J. Feneis, Jr., Jack G. Smith

Emeritus Judges: Mr. Stephen P. Fisher, Ms. Mary M. MacCollum, Mr. Terry Temple, Ms. Barbara Kenealy, Mrs. Judy Mears

Reinstated Judge: Dr. Kevin Cline (LA), Cavalier King Charles Spaniels | Ms. Kathryn L. Schwabe, Cardigan Welsh Corgis, Pembroke Welsh, Corgis, JS

Resigned Breed: Mrs. Wyoma Clouss, Alaskan Malamutes

Resigned Judges: Mrs. Susan M. Carr, Mr. Larry E. Dewey, Maureen Peteler


It was VOTED to adjourn on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 12:23 p.m. Eastern Time.


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