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Club Membership

Colleen Douglas, Membership Chair

Eligibility Membership is open to all persons who are in good standing with The American Kennel Club and who subscribe to the purposes of this Club.

Four types of membership are available:

Regular Membership
Regular Membership shall be open to any individual eighteen (18) years of age or older. Each regular member shall be entitled to one (1) vote in Club affairs.

Household Membership
Household Membership shall be open only to two persons residing in the same household. Each of these members will have one (1) vote in Club affairs.

Associate Membership
Associate Membership shall be open to any individual eighteen (18) years and over who is unable to participate at meetings or other Club functions. An Associate member shall have no voting privileges and shall be ineligible for any awards. Associate members shall not be counted in determining quorum and shall not have petition right.

Junior Membership
Junior Membership shall be open to persons eight (8) through seventeen (17) years of age. Junior members are non-voting members. Junior members may not serve as an elected officer nor serve on the nominating committee, but may serve on general committees. Junior members are not counted as part of the quorum, nor have petition rights. Junior members shall be eligible for annual awards offered by the Club.

Annual Club Dues
Regular Membership
Household Membership
Associate Membership
Junior Membership

Election to membership

Each applicant for membership must attend one (1) meeting as a guest. The applicant shall apply on a form as approved by the Board of Directors. A copy of the Constitution and Bylaws will accompany the application. The application shall require the name, address, telephone number, breeds owned by the applicant, and must be endorsed by two (2) persons who have been members in good standing for at least six (6) months. The application shall further contain a statement, signed by the applicant, agreeing to abide by this Constitution, Bylaws, Standing Rules, and the rules of The American Kennel Club. All applications are to be filed, along with the current year’s dues, with the Club Secretary. Each Junior applicant shall have the approval of his or her parent or legal guardian.

Each application shall be read at the next general meeting following its receipt. Acceptance requires a two-thirds (2/3) affirmative vote of the members present and voting.

A Junior member who becomes eighteen (18) years of age shall automatically become an individual member. There shall be no additional dues required until the next fiscal year.

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