There are three types of memberships:
Current membership stands at 1,124.
Open to all AKC approved Judges in good standing with the American
Honorary Life Membership
Upon the majority vote of the Board, Honorary Life Membership shall
be given to members who retire from the judging profession with at least
twenty years of service as an AKC approved judge. Honorary Life Members
may not vote or hold office, but they are entitled to all of the other
rights and privileges of membership. Candidates must have been ADSJ
Members for at least seven years.
Open to foreign judges. The judge applying must be recommended by an
ADSJ member and their application must be approved by the Board. Dues shall
remain the same as a Voting Membership, however, this is a non-voting membership.
(Created by action of the Board on February 11, 1996).
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