Minutes Standard Review Committee- Conference Call- 7/21/2014
Merle Taylor called the meeting to order at 7:15pm EST
All members present (Merle Taylor,Kathi Brown,Darle Heck,Tom Hossfeld, Kathy Ferris and Charla Hill as Board
Merle welcomed everyone and asked for any new feedback or info that any member might have. Merle asked all members what thoughts we may have on the structure of the current standard. Merle offered the committee a description of proportion of back to start discussion.
Committee agreed to work on a proportional word picture for this part of the standard
Merle offered an overview on coat colors and possible suggestions for the committee to consider and discuss.
Committee agreed that we need to address the multitude of colors and come up with possible wording for that.
Discussion was held on Point Scale
Committee discussed how possible changes "if made" could or would be presented to membership
Committee agreed to review the historical writings of the Scottish Terrier and find a way to share those findings with the general membership.
Side note was made that the Bagpiper and/or website could be used for this purpose
Discussion of the possible creation of a judges/breeders panel discussion for breeders particularly new ones to help promote understanding the standard.
Next meeting to be Monday September 22, at 7pm
Kathy Ferris, Acting Secretary
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