Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001
For Service to the Organization
His interest in the sport of pure-bred dogs has never waned and he is a much sought after multi-breed judge. J. R. Duding is a man with high standards, a true gentleman in every sense of the word with sincere dedication to the organization and the breed.
Dick served a number of years as a Board Director and chaired many committees whether he was on or off the Board. He wrote the Preamble to the Code of Ethics, served on the Finance Committee and was elected President 1999 -2001. During his term he initiated the early development of the first ASC website and On Line- Health Registry. Dick and Betty Duding, were instrumental in the first ASC National Specialty in Oklahoma. 1976. They chaired the first Judges Education Committee and they have worked to foster better judging of our breed presenting seminars around the country. He has written editorials in many publications in his endeavor to educate giving hours and hours of his time to the club and he continues to serve as our greatest spokesman for the breed and the organization.
Wilma Parker, Curator, ASC Archives