The Annual General Meeting of the Glen of Imaal Terrier Enthusiasts and Fanciers Club (EFG)will be held after judging on 1st April 2017 at National Terrier, Bingley Hall, Staffordshire.
Items for the agenda and nominations(signed by nominee) for officers, committee & health representative need to be sent to the Secretary four weeks before the AGM.
All items for inclusion on the agenda must be in writing, proposed and seconded by fully paid up members of the Club
Jean Rogers, Hedge Green Cottage, Blackjack Road, Swineshead, Boston, Lincs. PE20 3HH
For anyone thinking about putting themselves forward for the role of EFG Health Coordinator, please see below for the Kennel Club’s job description for BHCs. The EFG Health Coordinator’s role is to support the BHC in any health initiatives, to work in partnership with the BHC and to report back to the EFG committee and members.
The Glen of Imaal Terrier BHC contact details can be found on the “Your Committee” page of the GOITA website – http://www.goita.co.uk – if anyone wishes to discuss the role of working in partnership with the BHC and representing the views of both breed clubs and their members on heath matters.
JOB DESCRIPTION BREED HEALTH CO-ORDINATOR ROLE
MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB
The main role of the Breed Health Co-ordinator is to facilitate, over time, the communication and collection of data on the health of their chosen breed. The Breed Health Co-ordinator acts as a spokesperson on matters of health and will collaborate with the Kennel Club on any health concerns the breed may have.
DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Breed Health Co-ordinator will be a vital conduit between the Kennel Club and Breed Clubs, owners and members of the public, and will be able to provide relevant advice and support. It is important that the person in this role collates and disseminates significant, accurate and timely health research to the Kennel Club, Breed Clubs and owners. The Breed Health Co-ordinator should motivate and educate owners, breed clubs and the public about relevant health issues within their breed. Recording and monitoring health issues throughout the breed via surveys, seminars, health reports and health testing sessions is a necessity in order to continuously evaluate and prioritise health problems within their breed.
ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS OF A BREED HEALTH CO-ORDINATOR
The Breed Health Co-ordinator must have excellent communication skills and be approachable in order to communicate and convey appropriately with people of different levels. It is important that the Breed Health Co-ordinator is impartial and maintains confidentiality with regard to personal information supplied to them. The person in this role must be experienced and enthusiastic about their breed and also motivated and resourceful for the benefit of their breed’s health and welfare. The Breed Health Co-ordinator must be professional, have sound I.T. knowledge and have excellent organisational skills in order to efficiently manage the role.
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