Minutes Standard Review Committee 2015 June 6 Meeting
Minutes Standard Review Committee - Conference Call – 6/30/15
Merle Taylor called the meeting to order at 7:10 pm EST
All members present (Merle Taylor, Kathi Brown, Darle Heck, Tom Hossfeld, Kathy Ferris and Charla Hill as Board Liaison)
Merle asked each committee member for input since last time we met.
A few comments were shared on people asking what we are doing as a committee and questions were answered.
Discussion on the misconception out there that we are trying to create a square breed.
Discussion of how we are researching the historical standard and trying to resolve the internal inconsistency in the current standard to show the Scottie is proportionally a rectangular dog and how do we get that message out to the club, breeders and judges.
Merle asked under old business if the members each brought 3 questions to the meeting.
Discussion on the questions shared.
The committee decided that these will be used after information is gotten out about how the Scottie is a rectangular breed.
Merle asked for new business.
Darle agreed to work on a one page article for the Bagpiper with illustration on the Scottie being a rectangular dog and how it has never been the intent of this committee to change that.
Discussion on usage of the STCA newsletter in addition to the Wrap Up as a means of education and communication from the committee.
Discussion on getting word out that all the minutes of the committee are available on the website for anyone to see.
Discussion on best way to communicate with membership that any committee member is available to speak with.
Next meeting will be by conference call on Monday August 10, 2015 at 7:00pm EST.
Meeting was adjourned 8:25 pm EST.
Kathy Ferris, Acting Secretary
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