Jane Myers Is AKC's Newest Executive Field Representative
Jane Myers has been hired as an Executive Field Representative and will join the AKC staff on January 6, 2014.
December 23, 2013
The American Kennel Club announced Friday, December 6, 2013, that Jane Myers has been hired as an Executive Field Representative. She will join the staff on January 6, 2014, and will be based in Reno/Carson City, Nevada area.
"Jane has been immersed in the sport practically since birth, and her extensive involvement in AKC conformation events and in-depth knowledge of handling and breeding will be valuable assets as an Executive Field Representative,” said Patricia Proctor, AKC Senior Executive Field Representative. "We welcome her to the AKC staff.”
Myers is a third-generation dog person who went to her first show at five weeks old and showed her first dog when she was eight. She has been an all-breed professional dog handler for several decades, finishing more than 200 AKC Champions from all seven Groups and winning 12 National Specialties with seven different breeds. Over the course of her career, Myers handled the top-winning German Wirehaired Pointer bitch of all time, the top-winning Clumber Spaniel of all time and the top-winning Petit Basset Griffon Vendeén male of all time. Clumber Spaniel Ch. Clussexx Country Sunrise won Best in Show at Westminster in 1996 with Myers on the lead.
Information provided by the American Kennel Club.
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