Each applicant for membership shall apply on a form as approved by the Board of Directors and which shall provide that the applicant agrees to abide by these By-Laws, Code of Ethics and the rules of the American Kennel Club.
The application shall be sent to the Membership Chair accompanied with payment for dues. Application will be read at the first meeting upon receipt and the applicant shall be required to attend two consecutive regular meetings for the reading before they may be elected to membership. Affirmative vote of 75% of the members present and voting at that meeting shall be required to elect the applicant provided a quorum has been met.
While membership is to be unrestricted as to residence, the Club’s primary purpose is to be representative of the breeders and exhibitors in its immediate area.
● Voting Membership: Open to all persons eighteen (18) years and older who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and who subscribe to the purposes of this Club. Individual $12.00 per year—Family $15.00 per year.
● Junior Membership: Shall be for individuals under 18 years. Such members shall not be entitled to vote or hold office. $3.00 per year.
● Lifetime Membership: May be accorded by a majority vote of the Board of Directors upon members with 20 consecutive years of good standing as a member of the Club. Lifetime members shall have the right to vote and hold office.
The Board may consider deserving individuals based on evaluation of outstanding service.