Vince and his wife joined the GSDCV Northern Branch in 2003. They started breeding under the Meljenka prefix in 2006. He wanted to repay the help and assistance given to him by show instructors and became a show instructor in 2010.
He has held many positions within the organization, at branch level as A Northern committee member, Asst Branch Manager & Branch Manager. GSDCV Vice President and President. Vince regularly attends Western & Eastern branches, taking show class at both.
Vince has also been involved with the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, the Moomba Parade, Fundays, Trivia nights and other activities. He regularly attends GSDCV branches, Breed Surveys and the annual NBC Meeting. He has developed an excellent working relationship with our major sponsor Royal Canin & members of the GSDCA and other State Presidents. He is always available to members who regularly phone him to discuss matters with him and is generous with his time.
Over the past 15 years, Vince’s involvement with the GSDCV Club and members include:
Joined Northern Branch in 2003 – 15 year membership.
Assistant Northern Branch Manager in 2004.
Northern Branch Manager for 5 years – 2005 to 2009.
Qualified as a show instructor in 2009 and instructs to this day – 9 years.
GSDCV Vice President in 2010.
GSDCV President 2011 to 2017 – 8 years.
Member of the GSDCV Show Committee (including being involved in the organisation of the GSDCA National in Victoria in 2010 and again in 2015) – 2010 to 2017 – 8 years.
Responsible for arranging the agreement with our major sponsor “Royal Canin” – 2011 to 2017 = 7 years.
Member of the Strategic Planning Committee in 2011.
Chair of the GSDCV Constitution Review Sub Committee – 2014 to 2016 = 3 years.
We commend Vince for his service to our club.
Read the full detail of Vince’s Outstanding Servcie Award 2018