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Canadian Llama & Alpaca Registry

Board of Directors


President:
Rodney Weber
Sundog Alpacas
306-374-6737


Vice President:
Carmen Jadick
Prairie Spirit Alpacas
780-729-0395


Treasurer:
Carol Van De Bon
Doe Creek Llamas
250-759-4065


LC Appointed Director:
Kelly Brown
Fortune Creek Llamas
250-307-7653


AC Appointed Director
Sylvia Lavoie
Rocky Pine Alpacas
780-573-3467


Governance of Breed Associations

Associations are approved for the principle purpose of operating a breed registry that includes registration of animals, storing of pedigree information and issuance of certificates and other proof of pedigree background.

Besides the operation of a registry, associations also exist to improve and promote their breed(s) and to generally further the common interests of breeders.

They have a responsibility to maintain the integrity of pedigree information.

They also have a responsibility to manage the business affairs of the Association in a reasonably prudent manner. All funds accrued are to be used only for the furtherance of the purposes of the association.

  • By-laws must be made which establish a democratic basis for representing members
  • Breed associations also have the responsibility for the protection of the interests of persons who may purchase animals registered under the authority of the association
  • Rules of membership must be clearly detailed in the by-laws
  • Rules of eligibility for registration and the procedures to be followed in application for registration must also be clearly detailed in the by-laws
  • The by-laws bind all members

Breed associations are expected to operate in a democratic fashion.

  • The will of the majority must be carried out but the minority must also be heard and its rights protected
  • The membership must be well-informed, motivated, dedicated to a common goal and acting with good intent
  • An effective democratic process also requires active participation
  • Breed associations must also be able to function efficiently

Board of Directors of a Breed Association

  • The Board of directors reports to and is directly responsible to the general membership
  • The Board is expected to draft policy which can be considered by the membership
  • The board can appoint people or committees to carry out specific functions
  • The Board is responsible for the prudent management of the finances of the Association
  • The Board carries our specific functions as indicated in the by-laws or otherwise delegated to it by the membership
  • The Board is delegated specific authority by the membership for administration of the affairs of he Association between annual general meeting

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