Dedicated Cairn enthusiasts hard at work . . . on behalf of Cairns and our club!

Use the Contact Form on the right to get in touch.

While this page lists members working at the National level--we want and need YOU! Below are the names of the Officers, Chairs or Coordinators of each activity. Everyone is invited to become involved. Please contact any of the folks listed below and tell them of your interest in assisting the club. Any one of them will be happy to answer questions about the club, assist you with membership, and get you to the correct person to help you. Just let us know where you'd like to join in. We look forward to having you join us with your unique talents and skills! 

AKC Delegate

  • Pam Davis
    Plymouth Meeting, PA

AKC Gazette

  • M. Patricia Joyce
    Tucker, GA


  • Nancy Delyea
    Bonney Lake, WA
  • Jamie McHugh
    Auburn, WA

CTCA Breeder Referral

  • Richard W. Rueter
    Minneapolis, MN


Provide education for Cairn breeders and owners, focusing on well-being, breeding, and conditioning.

  • Jack G Smith
    Fallbrook, CA


  • Karen R. Waldon
    Atlanta, GA

Foundation Liaison

  • Liaison
    Lydia Hutchinson
    Middletown, MD

Gifts & Bequests

Work with donors to facilitate special gifts and bequests to the CTCA.

  • Wayne Jordan
    Norco, CA


  • Pam Davis
    Plymouth Meeting, PA


Capture and disseminate information on the history of the Cairn breed and of the CTCA.

  • Jamie McHugh
    Auburn, WA
  • Sean McHugh
    Auburn, WA


Recognize and honor members who have belonged for 40 years or more.

  • Honors Chair
    Karen Wilson
    Boston, VA

Judges Balloting

Conduct the balloting process to select judges for the two National Specialties and Sweepstakes.

  • Karen Wilson
    Boston, VA
  • Dr. Russell Smith Jr.
    Forest, VA

Judges’ Education

Provide seminars, ring-side mentoring, and educational materials for judges new to the breed.

  • Joseph R. Vernuccio
    Stratford, CT
  • Marly A. Lucier
    Carlisle, MA


  • Ellie Wilson
    Winchester, VA

Media Committee

  • Leslie Klipper Stewart
    Bend, OR
  • Cathy Cardon
    Fort Collins, CO
  • Facebook and Website
    Leslie Klipper Stewart
    Bend, OR
  • Cathy Cardon
    Fort Collins, CO
  • Yearbook
    Katrina MacGregor
    Freeland, WA
  • Newsletter--The Highlander
  • Editor
    Leslie Klipper Stewart
    Bend, OR
  • Assistant Editor
    M. Patricia Joyce
    Tucker, GA

Meet the Breeds

  • Daphne Nimmons Marvin
    Paris, KY


  • Michelle Hostler
    Clifton, VA


  • Wayne Gilpin
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Jamie McHugh
    Auburn, WA

National Specialty

Plan and produce the National Specialty Weekend, including the Sweepstakes, Friday dinner, and Saturday social event. Coordinate with other committees regarding their involvement in the weekend, including Education, Performance, and Ways and Means.

  • William Kent
    Langhorne, PA


Encourage, reward, and document the achievement of Performance Cairns across the country.

  • Connie Burnley
    Lansdale, PA


  • Dawn Phillips
    Polson, MT
  • Tracy Roach
    Trinidad, CO

Ways & Means

Raise funds for use by the CTCA.

  • Danielle Fox Burns
    Shorewood, IL