Irish Water Spaniel Club of America

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Board Appointments

  Committee Name

Awards and Statistics Committee

To collect data and determine which dogs, owners and/or breeders have won club issued certificates, trophies, or both for a specific year and have those Awards presented to the recipients at the Awards Banquet each year.  The committee is responsible for planning and presenting all club awards.  They are to track extra club trophies and "Challenge" trophies.  They are to insure the trophies are returning in time for ringside presentation.


Kim Kezer                                


Stephanie O’Reilly
Rosemary Sexton
Greg Johnson
Colleen McDaniel
Elissa Kirkegard

Board Liaison:
Jack McDaniel



Collects, catalogs and stores IWSCA and IWS documents for posterity. Documents can be maintained in their original format or digitized.


Merchandise Committee

Commissioning, selling and tracking inventory of IWSCA Merchandise.         


Newsletter Editor

Sets deadlines, coordinates with a printer and keeps track of budget.  Also, receives, proofreads and organizes submitted articles.


Electronic Media Committee

Responsible for: Constant Contact (E-Blasts); Facebook page; Website; Wikipedia; Yahoo/You Tube

Sally Lewis                                                 


Rattails Only E-List Moderator:             

Heidi Ferris                                                  



Board Liaison:
Lynn Musgrave 


AKC Gazette Committee

Writes and submits regular IWS related articles for the AKC Gazette.


Field Committee

Recommend and Coordinate IWSCA supported Retriever and other field events. This includes WC/WCX and Hunt Tests.  Receives and processes requests from clubs and/or individual IWSCA members wishing to hold these events.  Ensures proper staffing and eliminates planning conflicts for IWSCA field events.


Elissa J. Kirkegard  

3884 Stump Road  

Doylestown, PA 18902-9124  

[email protected]

WC/WCX Coordinator:

Mary Reich  W 4349 Hwy 106  

Fort Atkinson, WI 53538  


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Susan Sarracin-Deihl

N84 W19194 Menomonee Avenue  

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051


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Board Liaison:

Sandy Ascot