Patricia Scully of Suffern, New York
Pat has been active in the Sport and Pug breed for 50 years and has finished Pugs in Obedience and Conformation in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and Mexico. She is also a licensed judge for Obedience and Rally. Pat has served as the AKC Delegate for the Obedience Training Club of Hawaii for 26 years and is currently serving her fourth 4-year term on the AKC Board of Directors.
Pat is a former member of the AKC Delegates Coordinating Committee; and former Chairman of AKC Delegates Committee for Obedience, Tracking, and Agility. Her Board of Director Committees include Ad Hoc for Judges Development, Appeals, Audit, Business, Clubs & Events, Pension and Public Relations & Public Affairs. She is Board liaison for the Delegate Committees of Herding, Earth Dog & Coursing; Field Trial & Hunting Test Events; and Obedience, Tracking & Agility, and was a member of the 1999, 2003 and 2007 Obedience Advisory Committees and 2006 Rally Advisory Committee.
Leadership positions and honors include former Director, President, National Show Chairman, and Honorary Lifetime & Hall of Fame Member of Pug Dog Club of America; Director, President, and Obedience Chairman of Tuxedo Park Kennel Club; Honorary Lifetime Member of K-9 Obedience Training Club of Essex County, NJ; Former Director, Obedience Chairman, and Honorary Lifetime Member of Ramapo Kennel Club; the 1988 winner of Richard H. D'Ambrisi Obedience Award; and three-time recipient of the Gaines Sportsmanship Award.
As an equestrian, Pat won local qualifying classes to ride at the finals of the prestigious American Horse Show Association Hunter Seat Medal in Harrisburg, PA and the ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay horsemanship class at the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden. Pat is a graduate of Cornell University, and worked as a research cardiovascular pharmacologist for Pfizer.