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Motion #01-12

I move to accept the proposal of the St. Louis committee to host the 2013 Nationals pending review of the contract and preliminary budget.

Motion: Anne Testoni

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 10/8/11

Motion #02-12

I move that the meeting adjourn.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 10/8/11

Motion #03-12

I move to allow Gene McDonald an exception to judge the Basset Hound Club of Sacramento on Friday, April 13, 2012. This is approximately 1 week short of the 6 months restriction and over 3,000 miles from the 2012 Nationals to be held in Boston, MA.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Brian Pechtold

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 10/19/11

Motion #04-12

I move that we accept the changes to the Futurity Maturity Stakes Rules that were submitted by the F/M Committee and revised by the board.

Motion: Ellen Johnson

Second: Anne Testoni

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 10/22/11

Motion #05-12

I make a motion to spend up to $300.00 for Microsoft software for Terri’s Apple PC.

Motion: Freda Burks

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 10/22/11

Motion #06-12

I move that the board of directors retire the following challenge trophies because of damage which cannot be repaired or room for any additional engravings for future recipients:

WD: Silver tray Hubertus Challenge Trophy Trivet

BOW: Helen P. Boutell Trophy

The above trophies should be offered to the last known recipient for permanent possession or be disposed of.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt,Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 11/2/11

Motion #07-12

I move that the board of directors check into the cost to add an additional base for recipients engraving to the WD Challenge Trophy, donated by Het Garwood, in Memory of Ch. Glenhaven Lord Jack.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 11/2/11

Motion #08-12

I move, that the 2012 FTAC Spring and 2012 FTAC Fall Field Trial Schedule be accepted as submitted by Roy Fair, FTAC Chair.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Freda Burks

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 11/2/11

Motion #09-12

I move that we purchase 500 Judge’s Education CD’s at a cost of $600 plus tax and shipping.

Motion: Brian Pechtold

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 11/14/11

Motion #10-12

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the Sept/Oct, 2011 issue of Tally Ho:

Frank & Connie Albanese (family), Pamela V. Bruso (individual - former BHCA member), Dr. Oscar & Melanie Batista (family), Guillermo Gonzalez (individual - former BHCA member)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved 11/23/11

Motion #11-12

I move that the Futurity Chair be added to the list of those bonded under the BHCA Fidelity bond insurance coverage upon the application for the renewal of the policy.

Motion: Bette Williams

Second: Brian Pechtold

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved on 11/25/11

Motion #12-12

I move that the BHCA establish a” Membership Fund” in the amount of $200.00 to pay the yearly membership dues for those members who may need assistance because of illness or hardship. And that any member who attains the age of 100 and has been a member for 50 years be given a complimentary membership. Donations will also be welcome to the fund by members who may wish to assist those in need. Guidelines for the criteria for those who qualify will be established by the Board of Directors and each individual member’s situation shall be considered and voted on by the Board.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Anne Testoni

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion Passed and Resolved 12-20-11

Motion #13-12

I move to award Sarah Broom $250. for qualifying and participating in the AKC/EUK National championship show in Orlando, Fla., with her Basset Hound.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved 1/6/12

Motion #14-12

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the Nov/Dec, 2011 issue of Tally Ho:

Tami & Tom Whitney (family), Rudy Smits DVM (individual), Erin Ruggeri (junior), Sarah Golleher (individual), Carolyn Golleher (junior) and Anne L. Kuhn (individual)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Burks, Brandt, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved 1/22/12

Motion #15-12

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Agility Trial to be hosted by the PNWBHE, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 6-8, 2012 at the Clark County Fairgrounds, Ridgefield, WA.

Chairman: Karin King

Co-Chairs: Melody Fair & Chris Wallen, Nancy Ingram

The above individuals are all members of BHCA in good standing.

Judges: pending

Secretary: pending

This all breed trial wil be held two weeks prior to the BHCA Regional that is being hosted by PNWBHE. It is an indoor facility and open to all-breed participation. By hosting this event for the local Agility community, they not only will be able to promote the versaility of the Basset hound, but also raise oney to help support the Pacific Northwest Basset Hound Experience on July 27-30, 2012.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Freda Burks

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion Passed and Resolved - 2/2/12

Motion #16-12

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty for the Basset Hound Club of Greater Houston on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at City Park Recreation Center, San Marcos, TX. This is in conjunction with BHC of San Antonio, BHC of Greater Houston and Highland Lakes BHC.

Show Chair: Randy Frederiksen

Co-Chair: Dee Hagy

Hospitality: Kay Collier

Advertising: Bob Booth

Trophies: Sandy Mayon

Judge: Nicholas Frost

Sweepstakes: TBD

All committee chairs and judge, are members in good standing of BHCA. The Regional is part of the Central Texas Fall Specialty Cluster, hosted by one of the 3 BH clubs each year.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion Passed and Resolved - 2/11/12

Motion #17-12

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty for the Basset Hound Club of Western Pennsylvania on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, Canfield, OH. This is in conjunction with Beaver County Kennel Club. They will hold an independent specialty show on Friday evening. In addition BHCWPA will support the all-breed shows on Thursday, Friday morning & Sunday.

Show Chair: Pat Curtis

Co-Chair: Edna Morris

Hospitality: Jeanette Nestor, Andrea Seubert & Deborah Good

Advertising: Edna Morris

Trophies: Deborah Good

Judge: Scott Deans

Sweepstakes: Joan Deibler

All committee chairs and judges are members in good standing of BHCA. They will also offer ringside mentoring by Sandi Chryssanthis with educational material available, a raffle and a luncheon for exhibitors.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion Passed and Resolved - 2/17/12

Motion #18-12

I move that the oversight of the AKC CHF Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund become the responsibility of the Board of Directors of The BHCA Foundation, Inc.

Motion: Brian Pechtold

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter

No: Rush, Williams

Abstain: Testoni

Motion passed and resolved - 2/19/12

Motion #19-12

I move that in response to Motion #06-12, and at the request of prior winners of BHCA retired and redonated Challenge Trophies, the Winners Dog 16” Silver Tray and the Memorial Hettie Garwood/Ch. Glenhavens Lord Jack trophy, be given to Jim & Mimi Tysseling for permanent possession. Also at the request of prior winner of BHCA retired and redonated Hubertus Challenge Trophy the Silver Trivet with Basset Hound cut out, be given to Carol Fomuth for permanent possession.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 2/27/12

Motion #20-12

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the Jan/Feb, 2012 issue of Tally Ho: Steve & Kristine Scharer (family and former members), Jillian, Michael & Kelly Peters (family), Katherine Howell (junior), Kristen G. Beth (junior), Lynn Ann Combel (individual) & Dylan McLay & Kailey Burns (family)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 3/20/12

Motion #21-12

I move that, in response to Motion #06-12, and at the request of prior winner, and original retiree and redonator of several BHCA Challenge Trophies, the Best of Winners Helen P. Boutell Memorial trophy, be given to Claudia Orlandi for permanent possession.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 3/25/12

Motion #22-12

I move for the BHCA to approve a BHCA sanctioned Hunting Performance Test for Scenthounds to be held on June 9-10, 2012 at the Ohio Valley Beagle Club in Union, KY. The test will be sponsored by the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club who are allowing us to use their insurance. Coordinator is Terri Ralenkotter. Secretary is Gene McDonald.

Motion: Terri Ralenkotter

Second: Ellen Johnson

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain: Ralenkotter

Motion passed and resolved

Motion #23-12

I move to dispense with the reading of the minutes from the last meeting.

Motion: Ellen Johnson

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 4/27/12

Motion #24-12

I move, "That all the resolutions of the Board of Directors adopted by email vote and all actions taken in relation hereto and hereby are approved and ratified."

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Ken Engle

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 4/27/12

Motion #25-12

I move that we accept Lisa Lynady's resignation and leave the position open until the Board approves a strategy for the Country Store.

Motion: Bette Williams

Second: Ken Engle

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 4/27/12

Motion #26-12

I move that we approve the expenditure up to $7,000.00 to revise the illustrations and print the revised Illustrated Standard as submitted by the Judges Education Committee.

Motion: Bette Williams

Second: Freda Burks

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain: Joani Rush

Motion passed and resolved - 4/28/12

Motion #27-12

I move that we approve the recommendation for Life Membership of the Life Membership Committee.

Motion: Ellen Johnson

Second: Anne Testoni

Yes: Burks, Engle, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain: Bobbi Brandt, Joani Rush

Motion passed and resolved - 4/28/12

Motion #28-12

I move to adjourn the meeting.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 4/28/12

Motion #29-12

I will make the motion that the Board approves the renewal of the club’s general liability policy.

Motion: Brian Pechtold

Second: Ellen Johnson

Yes: Engle, Harder, Pechtold, Brandt, Burks, Johnson, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Miotion passed and resolved - 5/8/12

Motion #30-12

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the March/April, 2012 issue of Tally-Ho:  Carolee Brown (Individual), Tracy Holmes (Individual), Lisa Steele (Individual), Samantha Fox & Ben Marley (Family), Patricia A. Cox (Individual) & Beverly Maurer (Individual).

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes:  Burks, Testoni, Engle, Ralenkotter, Brandt, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Rush, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 5/25/12

Motion #31-12

I move to giving (2) two HIT awards at the Nationals Agility, one for High in Trial and one for High in Trial Combined. One photo, if available, will be on the cover of T-H Nationals issue.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 6/13/12

Motion #32-12

I move to spend $170.00 for the Conformation and Agility Medallions to be given at the 2012 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.

Motion: Anne Testoni

Second: Freda Burks

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 7/27/12

Motion #33-12

I move to rescind Motion #01-07 (10-8-06), as it reads, (Effective at the completion of the Sept/Oct 2012 Issue of Tally-Ho) "To increase the Tally Ho Editor stipend to $850 per issue", until the board can reevaluate the gratuity for the position of Tally-Ho Editor.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Johnson, Pechtold, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Not Voting: Harder

Abstain: Ralenkotter

Motion passed and resolved - 7/6/12

Motion #34-12

I move the adoption of the 2012-2013 Budget as presented to the Board.

Motion: Bette Williams

Second: Freda Burks

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Not Voting: Engle, Harder

Motion passed and resolved - 7/5/12

Motion #35-12

I move that the Board of Directors approve the bid submitted for the 2014 Nationals to be held in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin at the same location as in 2010.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Not Voting: Harder

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 7/10/12

Motion #36-12

I move, "That the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the Greater San Diego Basset Hound Club on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Featherly Regional Park, Anaheim, CA. This will be the first of three days of Basset Hound Specialty Shows. Two Basset specialties will be hosted by GSDBHC on Saturday & Sunday following this Regional, at the same location:

Show Chair: Bill Nolan

Co-Chair: John Schwartz

Hospitality: Mickey Cauley

Advertising: John Schwartz

Trophies: Janet Hicks

Grounds: Kevin Whelan

Judges: Ms. Betsy Deans

Jr. Showmanship: n/a

Sweepstakes: n/a

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing. They will not offer sweeps, however they have scheduled a separate AKC puppy match the morning of the Regional. Their judge is finalized pending approval of BHCA.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Not Voting: Harder

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 7/19/12

Motion #37-12

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc., approve the following applicants published in the May/June 2012 issue of Tally-Ho: Lenore Dickinson, prior member 2001-2010 (individual) and Heather A. Richards (individual).

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Not Voting: Engle

Abstain:

Motion passed and resolved - 7/21/12

Motion #38-12

I move that the Gratuity for the position of BHCA Tally-Ho Editor be set at $600 per issue, not to exceed $3,600 per year.  The amount of this Gratuity will be reviewed yearly  to fit the financial needs of BHCA.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Engle, Johnson, Pechtold, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain: Ralenkotter

Not Voting: Harder

Motion passed and resolved - 8/22/12

Motion #39-12

I move that Terri Ralenkotter be appointed Tally-Ho Editor for the next two issues. Motion by Freda Burks and seconded by Ken Engle.

Yes: Burks, Brandt, Engle, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain: Joani Rush

Not Voting: Terri Ralenkotter

Motion passed and resolved.

Motion # 40-12

I move, “That the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the Basset Hound Club of Southern California, Inc., on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Featherly Regional Park, 24001 Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA. 92808.

This will be the first of three days of Basset Hound Specialty Shows.  Two Basset specialties will be hosted by BHCSC on Saturday & Sunday following this Regional, at the same location.

Show Chair:   Ron Lukins
Co-Chair:     Kay Haggard
Hospitality:  Ron Lukins & Maria Bivens
Advertising:  Maria Bivens
Trophies:     Mary Lukins
Judges:  Sharon Dok
Jr showmanship:  not offered
Sweepstakes:  not offered
All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing.
Their judge is finalized pending approval of BHCA.

Motion:  Joani Rush

Second:  Terri Ralenkotter

Yes: Brandt, Burks, Harder, Johnson, Pechtold, Ralenkotter, Rush, Testoni, Williams

No:

Abstain:

Not Voting:  Engle

Motion passed and resolved - 9/28/12