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Introducing: The New UKC Vice President Team


July 19, 2022

  • The appointment of former Director of National Events, Nicole Sedlecky, to UKC Vice President.
  • The appointment of former Director of Business Operations, Sara Prudden, to UKC Vice President.
  • Todd Kellam remains as a UKC Vice President.

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Nicole Sedlecky

Nicole Sedlecky, UKC Vice President.

-Nicole Sedlecky has been a key leadership team member since 2019 and UKC employee since 2015. In this expanded role she will work in collaboration with the existing Directors of Hunting Ops and the All-Breed Sports teams to develop, implement and manage all aspects of the sport program space while continuing to oversee strategic development of UKC National Events.

Sara Prudden

Sara Prudden, UKC Vice President.

-Sara Prudden moves to expand her role in overseeing Internal Operations by working closely in collaboration with the existing Directors of the Media & Communications and Customer Service & Registration teams for added growth and efficiency. She has been a key leadership team member since 2019 and a UKC employee since 2009.

Todd Kellam

Todd Kellam, UKC Vice President.

-Todd Kellam remains a Vice President of UKC and is shifting his focus to provide strategic-level program support, bolster UKCs support of the American Field community, further contribute to UKCs podcast and print content, and will continue to oversee affiliate club relationships.

Looking Ahead

This expansion of the UKC leadership team, along with a redistribution of its roles and focuses, is set to keep pace with the thriving UKC event and registration demands. With added leadership resources in place, we are best suited to amplify UKCs standing as the worlds leading dog sports organization. We look forward to maintaining existing affiliate engagements while also advancing our offerings and services and creating new efficiencies for our customers in this time of tremendous growth. As we strengthen our internal processes to pursue areas of critical importance, we remain committed to Dogs That Do More™, hunters, breeders, owners, handlers, and all of those in the UKC family.

An official entity of United Kennel Club (UKC), the American Field legacy, mission, and Field Dog Stud Book certified pedigree database is carefully managed by UKC for the continued betterment of field trial dogs. UKC is committed to the American Field community, and all hunters, breeders, clubs, associations, and participants.

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