Highlights from the August 1st NAFA board meeting

Kim Davis

At the August 1 Board of Directors meeting in Detroit MI, the following new Regional Directors were approved: 

-  Region 11 Barb Miller 
-  Region 13 Terri Parrow Botsford 
-  Region 20 Paul Rioux 


The board approved advancement of the following judges:  

-  Brad Brown - Apprentice to Provisional 
-  Justin Ernst - Apprentice to Provisional
-  John Forseth - Apprentice to Provisional
-  Kyle Gilson - Provisional to Approved 

Congratulations on your advancements.   


The board voted to make improvements to the Height Card challenge process to ensure anonymity and to allow more people to challenge Height Cards. The board also revised the World Record verification process.  A nominal fee will be charged for appeal of aggression excusals.  These processes will take effect October 1, 2015.

Based on a number of questions, the board affirmed that sportsmanlike racing includes attempting to run all 4 dogs in every heat. 


Also, August 1st marked the opening of nominations for this year's NAFA elections. 


Thank you. 

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