Slate of Judges for 2016 Working Dog Championships

Motion: made by Nathaniel Roque, Director of Judges, on behalf of the USCA Judges Committee, seconded by Carolyn Daniel, Secretary, to approve the following slate of Judges for the 2016 USCA working Dog Championship (WDC).

Background:  Based on the USCA Judge Program Requirements the following judges were selected from the USCA Judges that applied to be considered for this event and met all requirements as outlined in the USCA Judges Program.   The USCA Judges Committee has reviewed the applicants and recommends this slate of judges for the 2016 Working Dog Championship as qualified and able to provide an excellent and fair evaluation of each phase and performance.

(Per the Performance Judges’ Program (Section 16G) we will submit the Judges separately in 3 ballots.  Voting is confidential.

The proposed slate of judges for this event are:

Ballot #39.1-15    A. (Tracking) — Michael Caputo USCA/SV

Ballot #39.2-15    B. (Obedience) — Randall Hoadley USCA

Ballot #39.3-15    C. (Protection) — Ann Marie Chaffin  USCA/SV


Tracking:      17 Yes; 1 Abstain, 1 NFD; 1 No Reply

Obedience:   17 Yes; 1 Abstain, 1 No; 1 No Reply

Protection:   17 Yes; 1 Abstain; 1 NFD; 1 No Reply

Motion carried:  December 26, 2015