New Club Officers are elected at the last meeting of the "Club Year".  This meeting, designated as the Annual meeting, is normally held in May. 


The current year's elected officers are as follows:

    President:  Craig Barrick (
    Vice President:  Tom Masog
    Treasurer:  Joanne Lesko (
    Secretary:  Julia Woodcock (

The Board of Directors is comprised of the elected Officers (listed above) and four (4) Directors.  Each Director is elected for two (2) year terms.  The terms of two (2) Directors shall expire in even numbered years, while the terms of the other two (2) Directors shall expire in odd numbered years.  The current members of the Board of Directors are as follows:

    Board Member:  Kandace Kettren      (2019-2021)
    Board Member:  Linda Fontana          (2018-2020)
    Board Member:  Bill Koehler              (2019-2021)
    Board Member:  Debbie Hockaday      (2018-2020)

The President presides ex-officio over all SCCCI Committees except the Nominating Committee, and annually appoints Chairs to lead those committees.  For the current Club Year, the following are standing Committees and their Chairs:

    Spring Specialty Committee
    Show Chair:  Lisa Leonzio

    Assistant Show Chair: Joanne Lesko


    Fall Specialty Committee
    Show Chair:  Julia Woodcock
    Assistant Show Chair: Judy Webb

    Member Relations
    Chair:  TBD

    Media Relations
    Chow Life Correspondent:  Julia Woodcock
    Facebook Correspondent:  Dan Stranchan

    Website Committee
    Chair:  Bill Koehler

    AKC Compliance Committee
    Chair:  Julia Woodcock

    Legislative Committee
    Chair:  Julia Woodcock

    Audit Committee (on or before April 1 on even years or if Treasurer changes)
Debbie Hockaday, Tom Masog, Julia Woodcock

    Completed July, 2018. Next Audit is due in 2020

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Southern Chow Chow Club, Inc.

4759 Leonardtown Road
Waldorf, MD 20601