About GRCA

Officers and Contacts


President Kurt Macauley
Vice President – Western Region (First VP) Kathy Bourland
Vice President – Central Region (Second VP) Karen Arbuthnot
Vice President – Eastern Region (Third VP) Chris Miele
Secretary Janet Peacock
Treasurer Angela McLean
Director Western Region Vickie Carson
Director Western Region Julie Matney
Director Central Region Jolene Carey
Director Central Region Patricia McCabe
Director Eastern Region Cathy Story
Director Eastern Region Susan Foster

Administrative Assistants

Administrative Assistant

Sherri Farmer
PO Box 1720
Wylie, TX  75098

Membership Administrator (including change of address
and undelivered copies of the GRNews)

Carol Sandusky
680 Lake Vista Lane
Lavon, TX 75166

Committee Chairs

Committee Name Chairperson Board Liaison
Breed Education Committee Director:  Nancy Talbott Kurt Macauley
     Judges’ Ed Subcommittee Helen Dorrance Angela McLean
     Breeders’ Ed Subcommittee Available Kathy Bourland
     Field Ed Subcommittee Dr. Lee Herskowitz Patty McCabe
     Public Ed Subcommittee Linda Bell Jolene Carey
Breed Standard Marcia Schlehr Kurt Macauley
CCA (Certificate of Conformation Assessment) Joanne Cava Karen Arbuthnot
Certificate Coordinator Sherri Farmer Kathy Bourland
GRCA Committee to Assist Rescue Effort (GRCA CARE) Karen Swanson Susan Foster
Health & Genetics Ann Hubbs Chris Miele
Legal Resource Committee Diane Stefani Susan Foster
Nominating Committee Hank Hahn Janet Peacock
Technology Support Committee Available Kurt Macauley
Cathy Story
Top 20 Committee Julie Matney Julie Matney
VC/VCX – OS/OD Program Review Committee Sherri Farmer Kathy Bourland
WC/WCX- Chairman Ann Strathern  (Interim)
Position Available
Patty McCabe
     WC/WCX – Eastern Region Rep Ann Strathern  (Interim)
Position Available
Patty McCabe
     WC/WCX – Central Region Rep Peg Burlett Patty McCabe
     WC/WCX – Western Region Rep Rita Robins Patty McCabe

Other GRCA Contacts

Contact Position Contact Person Board Liaison
AKC Delegate Ellen Hardin Kurt Macauley
AKC Gazette Columnist Nona Kilgore Bauer Karen Arbuthnot
Archives Anne Shannon Angela McLean &
Kathy Bourland
Back Issues Agent Ann Strathern Kathy Bourland
Club Banners Donna Morgan Susan Foster
Coordinator for the National Health Clinic
and Education Seminars
Theresa Yeager Kathy Bourland
Golden Retriever Foundation John Cotter Jolene Carey
GRNews Sylvia Donahey-Feeney Angela McLean
GRCA Store-Merchandise/Sales Manager Cheryl Murphy Chris Miele
GRCA Store-Online Store Manager Available Chris Miele
GRCA Store-Booth Manager Caryn Frazier Chris Miele
Health & Genetics – Research Facilitator Rhonda Hovan Chris Miele
Historian Marcia Schlehr Macauley/Matney
Internet Watchdog Linda Bell Julie Matney
Junior Achievement Award Janet Peacock Janet Peacock
Kennel Prefix Listing Carol Sandusky Angela McLean
Legislative Liaison Barbara Reichman Susan Foster
National Specialty Director Sharon Shilkoff Karen Arbuthnot
Master Amateur Retriever Club Delegate Roger Fuller Patty McCabe
Master National Retriever Club Delegate Roger Fuller Patty McCabe
NRC & NARC Delegate Roger Fuller Patty McCabe
New Member Clubs Janet Peacock Janet Peacock
Social Media – Facebook Coordinator Cathy Meddaugh Chris Miele
Social Media – Instagram Coordinator Anna Vosko Chris Miele
Triathlon Coordinator Available Vickie Carson
Trophy Curator – National Lesley AlbinJohn Gassner Vickie Carson
Trophy Curator – Regional  Lesley AlbinJohn Gassner Vickie Carson
VC/VCX Recorder Karin Shinego Kathy Bourland
WC/WCX Recorder Ann Horton Patty McCabe
Web Site Committee Cathy Story Kurt Macauley
Yearbook Shari Degan
Edell Schaefer
Kathy Bourland


Statistician Board Liaison
Agility Statistician Miki Shannon Vickie Carson
Agility HOF Statistician Jessica Hecock Vickie Carson
Preferred Agility HOF Statistician Sharon Woodland Vickie Carson
Conformation Statistician Lindsay Nieman Vickie Carson
Field Statistician Sue George Vickie Carson
OS/OD Statistician Noreen Sila Vickie Carson
Obedience Statistician Helen Smith Vickie Carson
Junior Show. Statistician Maryke Haynes Vickie Carson
Show Dog Hall of Fame Statistician Jane Christy Vickie Carson
Hunting Test Dog Hall of Fame (HTHF) Statistician Roger Fuller Vickie Carson
Dual Dog Hall of Fame Statistician Available Vickie Carson

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