Club Minutes

2024 GKKC Premiums & Local Show Information

May 2023 General Meeting Minutes

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Greater Kingsport Kennel Club general meeting Monday, May 22, 2023, called to order at 6:34pm by President, Ben Gibbs.

Members present: Ben Gibbs, Rhonda Gibbs, Michelle Kruger, Kendalyn Kruger, Jesse Kruger, Barbara Salberg-Richman, David Richman, Brenda Grable, Pam Jones, Brian King, Joy Ellis, Karen Dooley, Pamela Bradbury, Trudy Price, Dannie Lee and Tom Kirstein.

Guests: Robert Edmonds, Beth Kortze, Megan Mosier ( and Kimberly Hock (

  • Minutes for April 2023 approved as read.
  • Treasurers report: was emailed to club members. Accepted as presented.

Committee reports
Conformation Show: review of events from 2023 show. Show proved to be successful. Plans for improvement and committee changes discussed for 2024 show.

Fast Cat: reports went well.

The nominating committee was made up of the following members:


Rhonda Gibbs – chairperson

Sheila Leonard

Brian King

Judy Pinkevich – alternate

Pierce Massey – alternate


The committee met March 20th at 5:30 PM at Poblano’s in Colonial Heights.  The committee makes the following nominations for the 2023 – 2024 board:


President – Andrew Moore

1st Vice President – Ben Gibbs

2nd Vice President – Barbara Salberg-Richman

Treasurer –Karen Dooley

Recording Secretary – Carrie Kruska

Corresponding Secretary – David Richman

2-year board term (even year) – Michelle Kruger

2-year board term (even year) – Katie Smiley

2-year board term (odd year) – Brian King

2-year board term (odd year) – Julie Webster

1-year board position – Rhonda Gibbs

  • Nominations opened to the floor:
    • No nominations presented by the club members.

New Business:
§ GKKC Membership Dues by June 30

Membership applications:

Robert Edmonds: 2nd reading of application
Beth Kortze: 2nd reading of application

  • Meeting adjourned at 7:07 PM

Carrie Kruska, Recording Secretary

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