BTCA Committee Members
The Biewer Terrier Club of America Committees are the heartbeat of the club. They make sure that each aspect of the club is running smoothly and the rules of the AKC are followed and kept up to date.
The Bylaws are the clubs rules and regulations of operation. The bylaws not only outline the officers duties and responsibilities but the way the membership should conduct itself. The bylaws are set up in accordance with the AKC's requirements for all Parent Clubs. We will make sure the bylaws are in compliance with AKC and serve the needs of Biewer Terrier Terrier Club of America, Inc.
To assist anyone interested in becoming a member of the BTCA with their application. Review applications, interview applicants and sponsors and recruit new memberships. After a full investigation, the committee reports it's findings and recommendations to the board.
Report on BTCA, Inc. activities and provide information about issues that may be of interest to the Biewer Terrier community. Post Biewer Terrier pictures, show wins, and developing stories. Post the officers of the BTCA and newly accepted members. Include health and research information, articles from the membership, and AKC updates.
- Newsletter Chair: Elaine Hilton
To help our Biewer Terriers live long, healthy lives. To provide education that promotes Biewer Terrier health and responsible breeding practices. To encourage health testing and self-reporting of illnesses, to aid in identifying health issues within Biewer Terriers and establish priorities for solving them. To encourage and support research on health problems and to make the latest research results accessible to Biewer Terrier breeders and pet owners.
- Health Committee Chair:
- Committee Member: Whitney Aronson
- Committee Member: Lucille Bardack
- Committee Member: Deb Billings
- Committee Member: April Fulk
- Committee Member: Irina Kanfer
- Committee Member: Michele Lyons
- Committee Member: Aurora Poti
- Committee Member: Gayle Pruett
- Committee Member: Marsue Reuss
- Committee Member: Cindy Richardville
- Committee Member: Kamilla Erna Szász
Parent Club Committee
Collect all of the current and pertinent club information from the Secretary and Committee Chairs that is required for the quarterly report to the AKC and submitting the report on a timely basis without lapsing. Assuring the quarterly report is submitted to AKC/FSS no later than the end of the month. Answer all questions pertaining to Parent Club procedures.
Provide a direction to committee members in acquiring and publicizing information about the BTCA, Inc. and Biewer Terrier. Assist with the formatting, scheduling, marketing and distribution of these publications.
Registration Assistance Committee
To assist anyone interested in registering their dog/dogs with the Biewer Terrier Registry of America (BTRA) and the American Kennel Club (AKC). To explain the rules and procedures of the BTRA and the AKC.
Intellectual & Compliance Committee
To uphold the integrity and proprietary interests of the Biewer Terrier Club of America, Inc. in the use of intellectual property and at the request of the President and/or Board the review of any miscellaneous internal compliance issues of club procedures.
To represent the Biewer Terrier Club of America (BTCA) and the American Kennel Club (AKC) with integrity and sportsmanship. To organize show events and keep accurate records of wins and titles.
Judges Education Committee
Educate Judges on the standard of the Biewer Terrier in a positive and unbiased manner. Provide breed information to all that inquire; Judges, breeders, and owners.
Social Media Committee
Post accurate, informational and interesting information about the Biewer Terrier and Biewer Terrier Club of America, Inc. Raise awareness of the clubs activities and report the ongoing advancements of the Biewer Terrier. Always be respectful when posting club and member information.
- Social Media Chair Club Facebook Members Group:
- Social Media Chair Public Club Facebook & Instagram:
Submit the accepted standard as approved and voted on by the membership of the Biewer Terrier Club of America, Inc. (BTCA, Inc.) to the American Kennel Club (AKC). To educate the general public on the standard for the Biewer Terrier and help individuals understand and apply the standard to their dog/dogs when breeding and showing.
Media Assets Committee
Responsible for collection and distribution of photos and graphics to publications, online entities and social media platforms. Responsible for creating a professional and aesthetic logo for the organization and creating logo based club graphics.
To create and maintain a website that provides in-depth, accurate information about Biewer Terriers and the Biewer Terrier Club of America activities. Provide information and updates on health related issues and studies pertinent to the Biewer Terrier.