Newfoundland Club of America, Inc., Board of Director Meeting

Teleconference of September 29,1998, as approved November 1,1998

President, Clyde Dunphy called the meeting to order at 7:08 pm CT. All board members were in attendance except for Frank Winnert who called in at 7:45 pm and Lynne Anderson who did not participate. Mary W. Price, our AKC delegate was in attendance.

Tom Broderick reported that the airline tickets had been purchased and will be mailed to the Board members for the Oct./Nov. face-to-face meeting.

Clyde Dunphy reported that the 1999 Annual Meeting at the National Specialty will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 26,1999.

Aura Dean moved and Cherrie Brown seconded to approve the applicants list of August 15, 1998 with the exception of one applicant. The motion was carried unanimously.

Beverly Eichel moved and David Helming seconded to approve the applicants list of September 11, 1998. The motion was carried unanimously.

Beverly Eichel, Regional Club Liaison, reported that of the 26 recognized regional clubs, two are not in compliance with the NCA’s minimum requirements to remain a recognized club. These are the Newfoundland Club of Hawaii and the Newfoundland Club of Seattle. Beverly further reported that she had repeatedly requested the necessary information from the contact persons in these clubs.

Frank Winnert moved and Cherrie Brown seconded to extend a six month grace period to allow the Newfoundland Club of Hawaii to respond to the Regional Club Liaison, Beverly Eichel with the requested mandatory information. Due to the unique circumstances that have affected the Newfoundland Club of Hawaii, the Board will assist them in any way possible to comply with the NCA’s policies governing recognized regional clubs. The motion was carried unanimously.

Frank Winnert moved and Cherrie Brown seconded that the Newfoundland Club of Seattle be given 90 days to comply with the minimum requirements necessary to remain a recognized regional club. The motion was carried unanimously.

Beverly Eichel, Regional Club Liaison, will notify by certified mail, the Newfoundland Club of Hawaii, and the Newfoundland Club of Seattle of the Board’s position on these matters and its relevance to the future of their clubs.

Frank Winnert moved and Beverly Eichel seconded to go into executive session at 8:10 pm. The motion was carried unanimously.

Frank Winnert moved and Tom Broderick seconded to come out of executive session at 8:28 pm. The motion was carried unanimously.

Frank Winnert moved and Tom Broderick seconded to go into executive session at 8:30 pm. The motion was carried unanimously.

Frank Winnert moved and Tom Broderick seconded to come out of executive session at 8:45 pm. The motion was carried unanimously. During executive session, the Board was advised of two possible future rescue situations.

Frank Winnert moved and Cherrie Brown seconded to adjourn at 8:50 pm. The motion was carried unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,


Roger S. Frey, 
Recording Secretary