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The DGD Board Members

Marilyn w/Sadi & Rookie

Marilyn Capello


Marilyn is not only our hard working President, she has been competing since 2009, starting with Rookie and now with her two Golden Retrievers, Sadie and Chance.

Email Marilyn if you have any general club questions.

Michele Pouliot
Membership Chair

Michele manages our membership and has been competing in freestyle since 2006. Currently, she performs with her Australian Shepherd, Saké and English Springer Spaniel, Keiko. Multi Champion Springer Spaniel Deja Vu is enjoying her retirement but still keeps dancin'.

Email Michele if you have membership questions.


Deana Allen

Deana Allen serves as our resident scribe and keeper of policy and procedures. She is gratefully owned by two Portuguese Water Dogs, Dervish & Shimmie, who fill Deana’s life with music, dance, and a dash of spice. They invite everyone to cut a rug with them.

Lisa Stirnemann

A founding member, Lisa continues to support DGD and does a great job keeping us up-to-date on our financial status.

Julie Flanery
Titling Venue Coordinator 

Julie coordinates with our titling venues, Rally Freestyle Elements and WCFO. She is a founding member, and also competes with Kashi, a Tibetan Terrier.


Teresa Hall
Social Media

Teresa keeps the website up to date and members in the know through Facebook. She is training Holly and looks forward to competing.

Email Teresa if you have any website or Facebook questions.


Ginger Butler
Fund Raising 

Carrol Haines

Carrol is our point of contact in the Portland Metro area. She started competing in 2007 with Katie Mae, and now competes with  her Australian Shepherd, Carlee and her Minature Poodle, Tobi.

Liz Schweiker

Liz is our point of contact in the Portland Metro area. She also competes with  her Golden Retreiver, Jazzi.

Patti Schaefer

Patti is our point of contact in the Olympia, Washington area. She also competes with  her Portuguese Water Dog, Seaquin.

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