Officers & Board Of Directors

General management of the American Chinese Crested Club is entrusted to the Board of Directors whom are elected to serve two year terms at the club’s Annual Meeting.

ACCC Board members


President: Lara Hill
Term: 2022-2024

Vice President: Peg Shaw
Term: 2021-2023

Corresponding Secretary: Kathy Nusz
Term: 2022-2024

Recording Secretary: Liz Keimon
Term: 2022-2023 Appointed

Treasurer: Ginny Dorris
Term: 2022-2023 Appointed

Steve Kelly
Term: 2022-2024

Patricia Buckelew
Term: 2022-2023 Appointed

Dr. Sophia Kaluzniacki
Term: 2021-2023
(520) 625-8634

Gina Rector
Term: 2022-2024

Shelley Hennessy
Term: 2021-2023
(419) 350-9691

Angela Patchen
Term: 2022-2023 Appointed
419 575-4338

Committees & Board Appointed Positions

The Board appoints standing committees to advance the work of the Club. There are many hard-working members that make our club a success. The American Chinese Crested Club is always looking for members that can help our club grow and improve. Even the smallest contributions can make a big difference. If you are interested in serving on a committee or working with the club, please contact the Committee Chair or a member of the ACCC Board of Directors.

AKC Delegate: Neil Butterklee
Breeder Education Chair: Chelsey Combs-Hatfield (
Breeder Directory Chair: Lara Hill (
Gazette: Sue Gardner 
Hall of Fame (Conformation):
Jennifer Young-Johnson (
Hall of Fame (Obedience): Robin Pitoscia (
Health & Genetics:
Amanda Roop (
Judge’s Education Chair: Teresa Campbell (
Junior Showmanship: Amy Bray (
Legislative Liaison: Joyce Enlow (
Membership Chair: Bev Ferris (
Local Club Liason: Patti Buckelew (
Westminster Meet The Breed: Victor Helu (
Performance Chair: Shelley Hennessy (
Policy & Procedure Chair: Loui Reyes (
Rescue Coordinator: Marlene Ponder (
Sunshine Chair: Kathy Nusz (
Top Twenty Gala: Lara Hill (
Versatility: Robin Pitoscia (
Web Development: Liz Keimon (

Positions To Be Determined:

Judge’s Selection
Meet The Breeds Eukanuba