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IACP Committees & Oversights

Certification Committee

Board Oversight: Petra Sheeley
Committee Chair: Christine Hixson
Committee Email: certification@canineprofessionals.com

Education Committee 

Board Oversight: Petra Sheeley
Committee Chair: Kim Toepfer
Committee Email: ceu@canineprofessionals.com

European Committee

Board Oversight: Glenn Cooke
Committee Chair: Kasia Lucas
Committee Email: europeancmte@canineprofessionals.com

Hall of Fame Committee

The IACP's Membership Hall of Fame Committee has been established to recognize and honor those within our membership whose dedication to the organization contributed to create a lasting legacy that all will benefit from.

Board Oversight: Tracy Atkins
Committee Email: tracy.atkins@canineprofessionals.com

Legislative & Research Committee

The IACP Legislative Committee's intent is to promote the official positions of the IACP, and intervene in legislation that is not in alignment with those positions which is including but not limited to restricting tools or breed specific legislation.

Board Oversight: John Imler
Committee Chair: Patrick Lockett
Committee Email: legislativecmte@canineprofessionals.com

Service Dog Committee

The IACP's Service Dog Committee aims to create a valuable base of educational learning and information for current and potential service dog trainers, businesses, and the general public.

Board Oversight: Rick Alto
Committee Chair: Michele Khol
Committee Email: sdcmte@canineprofessionals.com

Therapy Dog Committee

The IACP Therapy Dog Committee's main objective is to assist and educate canine professionals in the training and use of therapy dog teams. They aim to create a valuable base of educational learning and information for current and potential therapy dog trainers, handlers, businesses, and the general public.

Board Oversight: Tracy Atkins
Committee Chair: Laura King
Committee Email: tdcmte@canineprofessionals.com