Jeanne Meldrim - 1st Vice President
This upcoming term will be my second on the PCOTC board. I joined the board two years ago as 1st vice president and then stepped in as president for a few months when that position became open. I have enjoyed my time on the board, it has been a wonderful opportunity to get more involved in the club, learn more about disciplines I had not previously been involved in, as well as meet many members.
My husband Matt and I have three wonderful dogs, two Dutch Shepherds and a Belgian Malinois. The activities we are currently involved in are French ring sport, obedience and Barn Hunt. All three love to spend time at PCOTC.
I would like to thank the nominating committee for having the confidence in me to nominate me for a second term on the board.
Mary Skirchak - Treasurer
Mary has an MS in Accounting and over 25 years in accounting experience. She is currently a Controller at a non-profit and oversees all accounting functions. In a previous position at a CPA firm, she was the QuickBooks Pro Advisor and manager for the small business group. She specialized in the setup and implementation of accounting systems and employee training for startups and small/medium business.
Mary and her dogs Emily and Daisy became members of PCOTC in 2011 enrolling in nosework classes. She has found that the trust formed between dog and human through nosework can help rehabilitate even the most fearful or reactive dog. With Emily, she has earned the NACSW Elite Champion, earning the Harry Award in the process. With Daisy as her competition companion, she has earned all four NW3 elements titles, currently working on their NW3 title.
She has recently become an instructor at PCOTC and earned her CNWI in May 2018. She has dedicated most of her free time to learning everything she can about nosework and dog training. She is certified as an AKC Scent work judge for Novice and Advanced levels, as well as a USCSS judge.
Olga Kornienko - Corresponding Secretary
Morgaana Menzel - Director