The annual events committee is responsible for the organization of the annual awards show and convention as well as the annual board meeting.
To advise the Board of Directors in any matter relating to breeds, breeding, colors, deformities or any other matter in the field of genetics.
The primary goal of the household pet committee is to facilitate and advance TICA's outreach to - and ensure the inclusion of - household pets and their owners as equals with pedigreed cats and their owners, both in the show rings, and in levels of respect within the cat fancy. Additionally, our goal is to educate TICA members and the general public that owning a household pet can be as rewarding as owning a pedigreed cat.
|Board Liaison||Francine Hicksfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Laura & Ron Heineckemail@example.com|
The goal of the international development committee is to promote TICA membership, to encourage judging applicants, to assist regional directors in the development of new areas and to report to the board of directors any problems or issues pertaining to areas not yet organized as TICA regions.
The TICA junior exhibitor committee was formed to develop, test and refine a TICA junior exhibitor program that will attract, engage and educate youthful exhibitors under the age of 18 by exposing TICA junior exhibitors to both competition and a continuing educational process as they work their way through six levels of achievement.Goals of the TICA JE program:
- Educate and mentor JR exhibitors.
- Inspire and honor JR exhibitor's with trophies and awards.
- Grow the number of TICA junior members.
- Create a JR exhibitor community of practice through online discussion groups.
- Make alliances with other animal husbandry-based youth programs.
- Support feline health and care. secure the future of TICA and the cat fancy.
|GL Regional Liaison||Lori Dominickfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|MA Regional Liaison||Susan Adler||NYCSA@aol.com|
|MP Regional Liaison||Debbie Princeemail@example.com|
|NW Regional Liaison||Alex Marinetsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|NE Regional Liaison||Sue Cherauemail@example.com|
|SC Regional Liaison||Lanna Edmondsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|SE Regional Co-Liaisons||Bonnie Charvet||Shetari@yahoo.com|
|SW Regional Liaison||Joyce Pierceemail@example.com|
|EW Regional Liaison||Emma Yeomanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
To advise the Board of Directors on legal rights, obligations, and liabilities and to offer legal opinions and interpretations of proposed amendments to By-Laws, Show Rules, Registration Rules and Standards of the Association, and to offer advice regarding other matters which may affect the Association including contracts and agreements; to investigate and advise the Board of the facts surrounding complaints, to act as hearing officers or in any other matters delegated by the Board of Directors. The chairperson is authorized to appoint any such ad hoc committee as may be advisable to assist with such investigations.
|Members||Frances Young, Esq|
To identify legislation and areas affected; to coordinate with other animal organizations
to defuse any negative action that would endanger the continuation of owning, breeding
or showing cats; to solicit support of the Regional Director in a target area who
will appoint two regional members for the purpose of encouraging attendance at meetings
and/or writing letters to the people responsible for passing laws/ordinances.
For more information, visit TICA's Legislative Web Site
Let TICA market your business and products. TICA is devoted to building your business right along with growing our own. That makes for a win-win partnership together. Contact our Director of Marketing to find out the specific unique opportunities available to your company/business. We can tailor your advertising/sponsorship package to meet your needs. After all, TICA is worldwide and is the pulse of the 93.2 million owned cats in the U.S. and that says there are sure a great many cat loves to reach.
|Director of Marketing & Business Development||Roeann Fulkerson
The publications committee is responsible for the publication of the membership magazine TICA trend and the TICA yearbook.
|Board Liaison||Cheryl Hoganemail@example.com|
To review all proposed amendments to the By- Laws, Show Rules, Registration Rules and Standards of the Association, to note other rules affected by the proposed change and to ensure that the proper terms are used to convey the meaning intended and to ensure uniformity of terminology throughout the By-Laws, Show Rules and Standards of the Association.
The role of the Feline Welfare Committee is to assist TICA members with feline welfare issues, to make recommendations to the TICA Board of Directors regarding programs to promote feline welfare and responsible breeding, to create and assist in programs that will aid TICA members with feline welfare issues and to assist in the resolution of complaints made to TICA regarding the welfare of cats.
|Board Liaison||Kristine Alessiofirstname.lastname@example.org|