The President, with the advice of the Board of Directors, shall appoint persons knowledgeable in the fields specified to serve on standing committees. Any other committees, which from time to time may be necessary and proper for the effective and efficient operation of the Association, may be created by the President and appointments to them are made by the President, with the advice of the Board.
Advisory Standing Committees:
The following committees serve in an advisory capacity, bringing unique knowledge and skills that aid the Board to make more effective decisions on behalf of the Association.
The mission of the Rules Committee is 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 mission of the Genetics Committee is to advise the Board of Directors in any matter relating to breeds, breeding, colors, deformities or any other matter in the field of genetics.
|Heather E. Lorimer Ph.D.
|Adriana Kajon. Ph.D.
|Dr. Vikki Moran
|Dr. Dragana Petkovic
|Dr. Nikki Crandall-Seibert
|Liesbeth van Mullem
The mission of the Legal Committee is 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 as hoc committee as may be advisable to assist with such investigations.
This Committee Is Currently Inactive.
Feline Welfare Committee
The mission of the Feline Welfare Committee is to assist TICA members with feline welfare issues, to make recommendations to the 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.
This Committee Is Currently Inactive.
The mission of the Legislative Committee is 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.
Chair: Susan Adler email@example.com
Members: Katharina Ginic firstname.lastname@example.org
Canie Brooks email@example.com
Anthony Hutcherson firstname.lastname@example.org
Brigitte Poulliot email@example.com
Marc Verbeeren firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Standards Committee is to assist new breeds in developing well written and understandable breed standards; to assist existing Breed Committees with any proposed changes to their standards; act as a liaison between the existing Breed Committees, the TICA judges, and the Board of Directors to ensure that the terms used in existing Standards convey the meaning intended and to ensure uniformity of terminology through the existing Standards of the Association; and make certain all updates and new standards are incorporated into the standards and on the TICA Website.
Chair: Martin Wood email@example.com
Board Liaison: Elaine Hawksworth-Weitz firstname.lastname@example.org
Members: Amy Stadter email@example.com
Fate Mays firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynne Sherer email@example.com
Lorraine Shelton firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven Corneille email@example.com
Board Administrative Standing Committees:
The following committees are created by the Board of Directors in order to perform certain delegated duties on behalf of the Board. Unless otherwise specified, a member of a Board Administrative Standing Committee may not concurrently serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
The Role of the Judging Committee is to administer non-disciplinary matters related to the Judging Program. This includes, but is not limited to, acceptances into or advancements within the program, continuing education, and testing. The Committee may make recommendations to the Board of Directors for changes to the Judging Program.
|Deputy Judging Admin:
|Testing Coordinator/Refresher Test Coordinator:
|Genetics CEU Contents:
|Guest Judge Coordinator:
|Luiz Paulo Faccioli
Junior Exhibitor Committee
The 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.
|Jackie Rose SC
|Stephanie Smith SE
|Christian Cherau NE
|Rebecca Boesch ES
|Melene Thykaer EN
|Colette Millett EW
|Lorna Friemoth-Gallion GL
|Samantha Kerr GL
|Theresa Vogal MA
|Megan Gallaher MA
|Susanna Shon MP
|Sue Cherau NE
|Julie Laney NW
|Kay Hanvey NW
|Ana Ferreyra SA
|Mistelle Stevenson SC
|Lanna Edmonds SC
|Toni Scarboro SW
|Meg Ridgway SE