AlpacaGram 6.43 | Shape the Industry through ServiceĀ on an AOA Committee

AlpacaGram 6.19
AlpacaGram 6.43May 23, 2019

Shape the Industry through Service on an AOA Committee

Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) is currently seeking two members interested in helping to shape the industry by serving on the Judge Training and Certification Committee (JTCC).

In order to serve on any AOA committee, you must be a paid member of AOA. The duties and responsibilities for members of the JTCC are listed below.

  1. Review Judge Training and Certification Supplement of the Show System Handbook and recommend changes to the Board
  2. At the request of the Show System Administrator, plan, schedule, and staff required judge training clinic and certification testing events.
  3. At the request of the Show System Administrator, plan, organize, develop and update certification curriculum and training resource materials for the Judge and Apprentice Judge training programs. This shall include recommending Judges and Apprentice Judges for approval to the Show System Administrator who will present the recommendation to the Board
  4. Prepare information and solicit feedback regarding the training programs and related issues
  5. Coordinate on issues with the Judges Advisory Committee and Show Rules Committee as necessary
  6. Review and discuss requests from judges and make a recommendation to the Show System Administrator
  7. Work with Show System Administrator to create and update process documents for judges and apprentice judges (Calibration form, Emphasis Guide, etc)
  8. At the request of the Show System Administrator, meet with Judge trainers to present updates and new procedure training
  9. Make recommendations as necessary to the Board for “Distinguished Judge Award”
  10. Research and complete projects as assigned by the Show System Administrator, Executive Director or Board and present those findings as requested

For more information on AOA committees, read Policy 01–04 online at

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please complete the Committee Disclosure form at by June 12, 2019.

Stillmeadow Farm
AOA Silver Benefactors
Plum Creek Alpacas

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