Mrs. Edeltraud Laurin has been chairman of the Education Committee since its inception, and took over leadership of the Judges Education Committee when the Education Committee split judges education off as a separate committee in the 1990s. She has served as the ABTC\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s President and as past Board member. Mrs. Laurin is one of our our early breeder judges and is currently licensed to judge the Working & Herding Groups, Sporting & Non-Sporting breeds. Mrs. Laurin judged the ABTC National Specialty on three occasions and was the first breeder judge to officiate at Westminster KC for the 3 Belgians, and later judged the Herding Group at Westminster. She has judged extensively in Europe and South America. Under her tutelage, the club\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s first hardcover breed book, The Complete Belgian Tervuren was published through the auspices of the ABTC Education Committee of 1990. Mrs. Laurin also was the author of the first book published on the Belgian Tervuren in the United States entitled Your Belgian Tervuren. She has served as founding President for a local German Shepherd Dog Club, was show chair for Windham County (The Thanksgiving Cluster, Springfield, MA) for 10 years, and as that club\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s AKC delegate and as past president of Nathan Hale Obedience Club. Her kennel operates under the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Chateau Blanc\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" name since 1960.