Photo by Alan V Walker
Mrs Anne Macdonald (Mabrooka) had been a Life Member of the SKC since 1971, has served on the Executive Council since 1989 and is Vice Chairman of the Show Scheduling Committee.
She was appointed a Trustee of the club in 2000. Her mother Mrs Elsie Montgomerie (Maldwyn) is a past Vice Convener of the SKC and is still and one of its Vice Presidents.
Anne awards CCs in Pembroke Welsh Corgies and twelve breeds in the Hound group, judges the group at championship show level and she has judged best in show at the Houndshow.
She is a founder member and committee member of the Hound Association of Scotland and now serves as chairman after being treasurer from 1982-2000. Her husband Gus stepped down as secretary of the association last year.
A Kennel Club member since 1983 she is on the Judges’ Sub Committee as a Hound group representative and is also on the Disciplinary Sub Committee (Scotland).
With her Saluki Ch Mabrooka Jayid, pictured here, she has had considerable success in the show ring including best in show at WELKS last year and overall best Hound at Crufts 2002.
Speaking briefly to OUR DOGS last week she said that ‘she hoped to serve the SKC and its members to the best of her ability’.