There are three types of membership open to persons who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and the Newfoundland Club of America, Inc., and who subscribe to the purposes of the Newfoundland Club of New England, Inc.:
- (a) Individual Membership.
- (b) Family Membership.
- (c) Junior Membership.
Please use the form below to sign-up for membership. Once we review your information, we will get back to you to confirm your membership. You can make your membership payment by mailing a check.
NEWFOUNDLAND CLUB OF NEW ENGLAND, INC.
SECTION 1. Name. The name of the club shall be Newfoundland Club of New England, Inc., which shall hereafter be referred to as the Club. The name may be abbreviated NCNE.
SECTION 2. Objectives. The objectives of the Club shall be:
(a) To encourage and promote the understanding and appreciation of purebred Newfoundland Dogs and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;
(b) To urge members, breeders, and others to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel
Club as the only standard of excellence by which Newfoundland Dogs shall be judged; (c) To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed;
(d) To encourage sportsmanlike conduct at all events in which Newfoundland Dogs participate;
(e) To conduct sanctioned match shows, specialty shows, obedience trials, tracking tests and other events under the rules of the American Kennel Club if and when permission is granted by the American Kennel Club;
(f) To promote the special qualities of the breed by sponsoring working dog activities under the rules of the
Newfoundland Club of America, Inc.;
(g) To urge all members to abide by the NCNE Ethics Guide as a guideline for responsible Newfoundland ownership.
SECTION 3. Nonprofit Status. The Club shall not be conducted or operated for profit, and no Club asset or remainder or residue from dues, fundraising activities, or donations to the Club shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual.
SECTION 4. By-Laws. The members of the Club shall adopt and may from time to time revise such By-Laws as may be required to carry out these objectives.
NEWFOUNDLAND CLUB OF NEW ENGLAND, INC.
ARTICLE I Membership
SECTION 1. Eligibility. There shall be four (4) types of membership open to persons who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club and the Newfoundland Club of America, Inc., and who subscribe to the purposes of the Constitution of the Newfoundland Club of New England, Inc. (hereafter referred to as the Club):
(a) Individual Membership. Open to individuals 18 years of age or older. Individual members (referred to hereafter as members or membership) shall enjoy all privileges described within these By-Laws and receive all Club publications.
(b) Family Membership. Open to members of the same household. Two (2) members from the same household who are 18 years of age or older shall have all the privileges of Individual Membership, but will receive only one (1) copy of Club publications.
(c) Junior Membership. Open to individuals under the age of 18 years of age. Junior Members shall have all of the privileges of Individual Membership except for the rights to vote or hold office. Upon reaching his 18th birthday, a Junior Member may convert to an Individual Membership by notifying the Secretary.
(d) Honorary Life Membership. For members or former members who have made an outstanding contribution to the Breed and/or to the Club. They shall have all the privileges of Individual Membership including the rights to vote and hold office.
APPLICATION PROCESS – FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY
*Complete the Membership Application that must contain the endorsement of a current member in good standing and send it with the first year’s dues to the Membership Secretary;
*Name(s) will be published in the next edition of the Club’s newsletter, added to the database and checks are sent to the
Treasurer for deposit;
*Approximately thirty days after the newsletter’s publication date and in conjunction with the next Board of Directors meeting, applicant(s) will be voted approved as long as no negative comments are received from the membership by the Executive Secretary;
*A letter of approval will be sent including a Membership Book and car magnet.
PLEASE NOTE: The entire process could take a few months depending on the status of the newsletter and scheduled Board of Directors meetings.
Applications for membership can be obtained from and returned to our Membership Secretary. Or Click here to download a membership application (pdf file).
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Our online payment form is not working at the moment, please mail a check to:
Membership Chair c/o
Brenda Miele Soares
12 Lakeside Avenue
Hudson, MA 01749