Committees

MASCUSA Committees (Active)

Miniature American Shepherd Health and Genetics Committee

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Members
Committee Chair: Erica Beattie
Committee Members: Tammy DeVito, Lindsey Condra, Kayla Starnes, Erica Beattie, Robin Boos, Judy Nordmeyer
Committee Liaison: Monica Rinehart

Juniors Committee

Charter TBD

Members
Committee Chair & MASCUSA's Junior Club Representative: Cindy Weight-Carter
Committee Members: Kristen Ferguson, Tobin Carter, Lenny Schudar, Caryn Thornburg, Karen Ross, Tiffany Hatch
Committee Liaison: Lisa Wilson

Internal Financial Review Committee

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Members
Committee Chair: TBD
Committee Members: Lisa Hansen, Janice Morris
Committee Liaison: Tina Winston

Obedience Rally Committee

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Members
Committee Chair: Kris Southard
Committee Members: Sandy Walroth, Melisa Tiffany
Committee Liaison: Karen Pence

Agility Committee

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Members
Committee Chair: Donna Crary Johnson
Committee Members: Kim Black, Jeri Frye, Taylor Hayes
Committee Liaison: Teresa Hunt

Herding Committee

Charter TBD

Members
Committee Chair: Jessica Fuller
Committee Members: Laura De La Cruz, Jessica Fuller, Melinda Stevenson, Michelle Cousin
Committee Liaison: Karen Pence

Stud Book Research Committee

Charter TBD

Members
Committee Chair: Christopher Gregory
Committee Members: Lauren Brown, Christopher Gregory, Erika Holbrook, Kristine Maser, Angela Ogle, Lynette VandeVenter, Arieanna White.
Committee Liaison: Monica Rinehart

Table/Ramp/Floor Committee

Charter TBD

Members
Committee Chair: Lauren Brown
Committee Members: Lenny Ann Schudar, Kerry Kirtley
Committee Liaison: Gary Hoskins

MASCUSA Committees (Inactive)

Breed Standard Evaluation and Education Committee

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Special Programs Committee

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Committee Procedures

To learn about how our committees are formed and their procedures, visit the Committee Procedures page.

Application Process for Committee Volunteers

Interested members are encouraged to apply to volunteer on a committee. Requirements for serving on a committee include:

  • a minimum of 6 consecutive months In Good Standing (IGS) prior to appointment
  • access to email for electronic communication
  • access to phone services for (sometimes long) telephone conference calls
  • the time to devote to committee work
  • expertise or experience in the area in which you are volunteering
  • any of the above requirements may be waived by the Board of Directors

Download the Committee application below and then submit the application via email. You will be contacted by the board to discuss your interests and what you feel you have to contribute to the work at hand.

Committee Application PDF