The NABC began informally in 2008 by a group of Briard owners wanting to create a National Briard Club within the UKC. By  March 1, 2010, the club was formally organized with 32 members who were interested in having a Briard Club dedicated to activities held within the United Kennel Club.


Its first officers were:

President: Denise Simenauer

VP: Richard Jacob

Sec: Jack Wynne

Treas: Teresa Denning


The Charter Members were:

Anderson, Steve & Mary Weir

Lanam, Kathy

Bernardi, Luigi & Debi

Littin, Manny & Jean

Callaway, Anton

Millner, Tommy & Merry Jeanne

Casci, Robert & Natalie

Mourning, Frank & Jackie Brinton

Fox, Linda

Olson, Angie

Green, Mike & Liz

Simenauer, Peter & Denise

Hamilton, Carol

Weaver, Dorothy Vetrone

Holmes, Jim & Michelle

White, Janice

Jacob, Richard & Marion

Wise, Sharon

Johnson, Scott & Nicole

Wynne, Jack & Jan


The NABC held its first all-breed UKC shows on September 8 and 9, 2012 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.