Four Paws Committee
Obedience training and socialisation in Oxfordshire

The Committee make decisions on the running of Four Paws. However, the club belongs to all its members – its trainers, committee and those who bring their dogs to training! The Committee are always happy for suggestions and ideas from any member – just tell us what you'd like to happen!

Meet the Committee ...

Several Committee members are also trainers. Read more about them on the Trainers' Page.

David
David

David Minns

David is our Chair.

He is also a trainer with Four Paws.

Andrew with Fidget
Andrew
with Fidget and Elbi

Andrew McLean

Andrew is our Vice Chair.

He joined Four Paws with his dog, Fidget, who has passed her Bronze and Silver Awards in the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme.

He has since acquired a puppy, Elbi.

 

Jane
Jane

Jane Armitage

Jane is our Club Secretary.

She is also a trainer with Four Paws.

David with Ringo
David
with Ringo

David Cleaver

David is our Treasurer.

David and his wife Isabella joined the Four Paws puppy class in September 2010 with their 3 month old chocolate Labrador Ringo Belle. Ringo and David have since progressed through the adult classes, and are now in our most advanced class. David joined the committee as a Member Representative in 2012, and was appointed Treasurer in March 2013. David is interested to see where advanced training at Four Paws can lead and how we can retain the enthusiasm of our canine companions.

Margaret with Tilly
Margaret
with Tilly

Margaret Holmes

Margaret is our Membership Secretary.

Margaret joined Four Paws with her Springer Spaniel, Tilly, in January 2011. Tilly is Margaret's second Springer – she loves their happy, lively nature. Margaret and Tilly started in the Puppy Class, and Tilly has now progressed through her Bronze and Silver Awards of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme. Going to Four Paws is Tilly's highlight of the week, she loves it!.

 

Grahame
Grahame

Grahame Godby

Grahame is a member representative.

He is also a trainer with Four Paws.

Brenda with Max and Bracken
Brenda
with Max and Bracken

Brenda Roberts

Brenda is a member representative and our Class Intake Co-ordinator.

As Class Intake Co-ordinator, she checks who has arrived, and deals with the class and membership fees. You will meet Brenda when you arrive!

She has two dogs, Max and Bracken. Max, a springer spaniel, is the first dog that Brenda has owned. She has trained him to Gold Level of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme. Bracken is a Jack Russell x Border Terrier, who Brenda trained in our puppy class and took through the Bronze Award of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme.
In 2009, Brenda attended the Instructors Workshop run by Odin Canine Services.

Sindy with DJ and Dylan
Sindy
with Dylan and DJ

Sindy Randall

Sindy is a member representative.

Sindy has been a member of the club for several years with Dylan who has passed his Bronze and Silver Awards in the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme. She also has a lively addition to her family – DJ. DJ passed the Puppy Foundation Kennel Club Assessment at Four Paws, and has since also passed the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme. Being a keen photographer, you will also find Sindy in and around the club taking photos for our website and our club calendar. Sindy is pleased to now be helping out on the committee.

 

 

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