Faith Beam

Vice President

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Faith is a licensed School Psychologist and Trauma Counselor in Wisconsin. She has been breeding, training, and showing dogs since 1965, most currently with Kerry Blue Terriers and Biewer Terriers. She has participated in numerous venues over the years including Schutzhund, herding, hunt tests, obedience, rally, barn hunt, earth dog, weight pulling, dock diving, tracking, and conformation; earning titles in AKC and UKC in the USA, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Faith is actively involved with 4-H and FFA youth dog projects, Reading Paws, and therapy dog visits. In addition to training and showing her own dogs, she teaches a therapy dog class and trains service dogs for children with autism and adults with hearing loss. She lives near Green Bay with Les, her husband of 39 years.

Karen Hansen

President

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Karen was born in Germany and loves being outdoors and around animals.  She has been training, breeding, and showing dogs since 2001 in Germany and since 2012 also in the USA. She has an MBA and loves foreign languages, web design, and outdoor photography. Karen is happily married to Jared and they have seven children. Karen and her family moved to Colorado in 2012 where they established Rocky Mountain Biewer Terriers with several imported Champion Biewer Terriers for their foundation breeding program. Karen has produced Best in Show winning dogs, multiple champions, and co-owns several other top-winning Biewer Terriers. She is the founder of the Biewer Terrier Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Biewer Terrier Club.

Faith is a licensed School Psychologist and Trauma Counselor in Wisconsin. She has been breeding, training, and showing dogs since 1965, most currently with Kerry Blue Terriers and Biewer Terriers. She has participated in numerous venues over the years including Schutzhund, herding, hunt tests, obedience, rally, barn hunt, earth dog, weight pulling, dock diving, tracking, and conformation; earning titles in AKC and UKC in the USA, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Faith is actively involved with 4-H and FFA youth dog projects, Reading Paws, and therapy dog visits. In addition to training and showing her own dogs, she teaches a therapy dog class and trains service dogs for children with autism and adults with hearing loss. She lives near Green Bay with Les, her husband of 39 years.

Valorie Prulhiere

Director

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Valorie has been registered nurse for almost four decades and has experience in med-surg, critical care, and emergency nursing. Her clinical specialty is forensics. In her home state of OH, she was elected to her community's Board of Education three times, and has held a number of leadership positions in philanthropic, community-focused, and professional organizations at the local, state, and national level. Currently, Valorie teaches nursing and maintains a clinical forensic practice in the Tampa Bay region. Valorie and her husband, Jeff, live in the Tampa Bay region of FL and have three grown children, two of whom reside in CO, one in AZ. Valorie is an avid “pet parent, whose current fur family includes Runa, a loveable yet slightly socially dysfunctional mini schnauzer; Hemi, a sweet rescue kitty who is very tolerant of the canine attention she receives; and Lobo, the young Biewer, who stole her heart from the first puppy photo, and completed the Prulhiere “animal house”.

Nancy Burger Eberhard

Secretary

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Nancy Eberhard’s family has been involved in breeding and showing champion dogs all her life. She and her husband bred, trained, and showed national field trial dogs and TN Walking horses. Nancy is a registered nurse and recently retired as Chief Compliance/Privacy Officer for a national managed care company. She currently does consulting work for Medicaid and Medicare companies throughout the US. After her husband passed away she relocated from the Midwest to sunny Las Vegas. She, along with her French bulldog, Fiona and her Biewer Terrier Dylan divide their time between her homes in Las Vegas and Palm Springs CA. Nancy is excited about serving as Secretary for the RMBT Club