Guild of Dog Trainers

Guild of Dog Trainers

Training Britain's Pet Dogs and Inspiring Dog Owners to Learn

Guild of Dog Trainers Management and Team Roles

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President Sue Williams MGoDT MCFBA BSc

Sue Williams

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The essential tasks are as follows:

  • Providing leadership to the GoDT members by personal example of work and standards
  • Working with the directors and team to promote the Guild at all opportunities
  • Representing the GoDT at meetings and events (E.G. Crufts)
  • Planning and future development with GoDT team
  • Motivating all GoDT members involved
  • Ensuring the GoDT focuses on its key tasks in the canine world and keeps fully abreast of changes in the industry at government and national level
  • Supporting the GoDT in a competitive industry

Chairwoman Clare Drew MGoDT

Clare Drew

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The essential tasks are as follows:

  • Providing leadership to the GoDT members by personal example of work and standards
  • Taking responsibility for the composition and development of the organisation
  • Ensuring proper information for organisations we deal with and communications promptly and professionally
  • Leading the team by motivating and inspiring ideas and actions
  • Overseeing the induction and development of education standards
  • Supporting the GoDT in a competitive industry
  • Mechanise procurement management

Head of Public Relations (PR) Judy Cooper MA MGoDT

Judy Cooper
  • Develop a marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, and tactics
  • Develop a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
  • Coordinate all public relations activities
  • Assist social media team to engage audiences across traditional and new media (Facebook, Instagram, Linked-In etc)
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and animal industry
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests

Executive Project Manager: John Ashford External advisor

John Ashford
  • Create and deliver GoDT project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Work to promote the Guild and the Distance Learning Courses along with the Education Course Manager
  • Manage GoDT operational aspects of new ideas.
  • Ensures GoDT project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
  • Works closely with relevant canine associations to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the GoDT policy’s
  • Understands basic revenue GoDT financial objectives by forecasting requirements/ budget Crufts is an example.

Mark Webster – Brand Manager

Deanna Aliberti as Young Trainer Ambassador

Emily Gill as Young Young Trainer Ambassador