President: Connie Macken
Connie has been active in showing and breeding dogs since 1975. Her initial breed was English Setters and she subsequently began showing and breeding Papillons, Chihuahuas, and Havanese. Connie brings decades of expertise in many board positions and countless committees in conformation and performance events.
Vice President: Linda Weygant
Linda breeds and shows Standard Poodles and Havanese. She just finished her first AKC champion Stella a Havanese. Linda brings a wealth of new ideas and a son who has volunteered to be Arrowhead Kennel Club's Junior Coordinator.
Treasurer: Tim Sherman
Tim Sherman is a United States Army Vietnam-era veteran, former police officer, EMT, firefighter, elementary school teacher, and loss prevention manager for a major retailer. He became involved with Havanese dogs when he met Michael Gesualdi in 2018.
Secretary/AKC Delegate: Deb Phillips
Deb has owned dogs her entire life. Pekinese in the early 60's and then Dachshunds in the late 60's up to 1997. After retiring from the US Air Force, she was introduced to Poodles. Deb currently owns two grand champion Poodles and two house pets. Deb is an AKC Breeder of Merit and a member of bred with H.E.A.R.T. Four generations later, Deblon Pudels continues with more pups beginning their show careers in 2023. Deb is also the first AKC delegate for Arrowhead Kennel Club.
Board of Directors:
Board of Director: Kiley Cabrera
Kiley Cabrera started at a young age in dogs, working at shelters and volunteering wherever she could. She became a bather in 1997, and fell more in love with dogs. She became a groomer in 2005 of which made her rapidly fall in love with poodles. She did a lot of rescue work with mini poodles, until 2010 when she brought home her 1st AKC standard poodle puppy. She showed in AKC for a while, and then started in Rally. Finding her true passion. She currently breeds and shows standard poodles.
Board of Director: Charmaine Berglof
Charmaine's involvement with dogs began with her mother's toy and miniature poodles. When she was 13, she had saved her money for her own poodle "Gertrude". Charmaine fondly recalls when bench shows were the norm and she could be found at the Yorkshire Terrier benches. Yorkies are and have always been her dream dogs. Charmaine has had Great Danes, Poodles, Pugs, Chinese Crested, Yorkshire Terriers, Miniature Pinscers, Havanese and Russian Toys. Currently, Charmain's line of Sharkara Russian Toys have garnered many firsts in the breed with Group placements, championships, and dogs of merit/distinction. She is an AKC Breeder of Merit with Havanese, Yorkies and Min Pins.
Board of Director: Kathy Richards
Kathy bought her first Rhodesian Ridgeback, "Sebastian", in 2007 and it has been a love affair every since. She learned show to show him and piloted him to his CH and GCH all herself. Since then, she has gone on to champion dozen of Ridgebacks either owned or co-owned by her. She also won a Best in Show Owner Handled with her girl, Sofia. Kathy breeds and shows Ridgebacks with her mentor, Lin Hainlen, of CopperRidge Ridgebacks and is a Breeder of Merit. Kathy is also involved in lure coursing and agility.
Arrowhead Kennel Club is now and will remain an AKC Member Club. We are a conformation, companion, and performance venue focused club. Our meetings are informative and casual with complete accountability and traceability.
Our #1 goal for all our shows is to ensure exhibitors feel welcome.