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Motion #01-14

A motion was made that all resolutions of the board of directors adopted by email vote and all actions taken in relation hereto by and hereby are approved and ratified.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Visokay, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013

 

Motion #02-14

A motion was made to dispense with the reading of the previous board meeting minutes.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Sandi Wittenberg

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Visokay, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

 

Motion #03-14

Be it so resolved that, Brian R. Visokay, the incoming treasurer, is authorized to replace Bette Williams, the outgoing treasurer, as co-signer on all of the Basset Hound Club of America accounts in accordance with the standing rule dealing with signing authority on BHCA accounts.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Gene McDonald

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg,

Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

 

Motion #04-14

After some discussion, a motion was made to authorize reproduction of Ruth Paule’s tracking booklet.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #05-14

A motion was made to accept a revised point schedule and a GFC title awarded by BHCA into the Field Trial rules, submitted by FTAC Chairman Roy Fair, to be effective January 1, 2014.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #06-14

A motion was made to approve the 2014 Field Trial schedule as submitted by FTAC Chairman Roy Fair.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Gene McDonald

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #07-14

A motion was made that the cumulative index be eliminated from the yearbook and instead be put on the website and also into a separate pamphlet with authorization from the board to purchase a reasonable number to distribute upon request.

Motion: Brian Visokay

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #08-14

A motion was made to accept and support the 2015 bid for Nationals in Sacramento.

Motion: Sylvie McGee

Second: Brian Visokay

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #09-14

A motion was made to reserve Eureka, MO, Purina Farms for 2016 Nationals.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Brian Visokay

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #10-14

A motion was made that Sarah Broom be awarded a $500 BHCA scholarship.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold,

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #11-14

A motion was made that Isabella Merritt be awarded a $500 BHCA scholarship.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #12-14

Discussion took place about criteria for a Basset Hound appearing on the cover of the Tally-Ho. Since candidates are few, a motion was made that a Basset with 2 Awards of Merit at a National Specialty also be eligible for appearing on the cover.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Brian Visokay

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #13-14

President Norm Wiginton declared a Board recess for 2 weeks following adjournment. A motion was made and seconded that the meeting be adjourned.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, McGee, Rush, Wittenberg, Makowski

No:

Abstain:

Absent: Burks, Joiner, Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved on 10/12/2013.

 

Motion #14-14

A motion was made October 31, 2013 that BHCA contribute $300.00 to the AKC Legislative Support Fund (CLSF).

Motion: Kirk Joiner

Second: Brian Pechtold

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Rush, Mcgee, Visokay, Pechtold, Jointer, Burks, Wittenberg, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None:

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved November 4, 2013.

 

Motion #15-14

A motion was made November 4, 2013 that the BHCA Board of Directors publish only the results of the nominating ballots consistent with how the process has been done in prior years with results being published in the Tally Ho and posted on the website.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Gene McDonald

Yes: Brandt, Pechtold, Wittenberg, Visokay, Burks, McGee, McDonald, Joiner, Rush, Makowski

No None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved November 6, 2013.

 

Motion #16-14

A motion was made November 4, 2013 that out of respect for an individual member’s privacy, any requests received by the Board from members to view the actual individual nominee’s tabulations on ballots as provided by the recording secretary and inspectors of elections, may be provided only at a face to face meeting of the Board at Nationals, to the member requesting and will not be sent out in any manner by which the information may be reproduced or distributed by electronic means.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Gene McDonald

Yes: Pechtold, McGee, Brandt, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Wittenberg, Joiner, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: Rush

Absent : None

 

Motion #17-14

A motion was made on November 12, 2013 that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Tracking Test for the Dal-Tex Basset Hound Club on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the North Beach/Northern Cross area of Ft Worth, TX.

Chairman: Carrol Peterman; Hospitality: Joe Anna Dickerson; Trophies: Marge Cook and Freda Burks

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

Test Secretary: Judy Jackson

Judges: TD and TDX: Jon Bishop #90146 and Tom Hacholski #91598

They will not offer VST.

Open to all breeds with preference to Bassets.

BHC of Greater Ft Worth, Inc. has given permission for BHCA to hold a Tracking Test in the Fort Worth area.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Brian Pechtold

Yes: Pechtold, McGee, Brandt, Wittenberg, McDonald, Rush, Visokay, Makowski,

Joiner

No: None

Abstain: Burks

Absent: None

Passed and resolved November 14, 2013

 

Motion #18-14

A motion was made on November 18, 2013 that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the Basset Hound Club of Western PA on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the Canfield Fairgrounds in Canfield, OH in conjunction with Beaver County Kennel Club All-Breed Show, to be held as a Designated Specialty. They will hold a concurrent independent specialty show on Friday, with MB-F superintending all events. They are planning ringside mentoring at the Regional. In addition they will provide a luncheon and raffle. They have a large number of “previously issued” BHCA National Specialty Trophies donated by Doc and Vicki Steedle.

Regional Chair/Coordinator: Patricia Curtis

Co-Chair/Co-Coordinator: Edna Morris

Hospitality: Jeanette Nestor

Advertising: Edna Morris

Trophies: Patricia Curtis

Judge: Prof. Douglas Taylor

Sweepstakes: Bethany Berger

All committee members, and judges, are members of BHCA in good standing.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Brian Visokay

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Rush, Brandt, Wittenberg, Visokay, Joiner, Rush, McDonald

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved 11/20/13

 

Motion #19-14

A motion was made November 20, 2013 that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the following applicants published in the Sept/Oct, 2013 issue of Tally-Ho: Patricia O’Brien (individual), David Miller (individual), Randy Garren (individual), Mary (Betsy) Warner (individual), Laurie L. Johnson (individual), Eva Kotilinek (individual), Robin O’Rourke (individual) and Cynthia Miller (individual)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second : Brian Visokay

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, Brandt, McDonald, Rush, McGee, Wittenberg

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved 11/25/13

 

Motion #20-14

A motion was made November 25, 2013 that the board go into recess for the Thanksgiving holiday from Tuesday November 26, 2013 noon until Monday December 2, 2013 noon since so many of the Board are away.

Motion: Carol Makowski

Second: Sylvie McGee

Yes: Makowski, Joiner, Burks, McDonald, McGee, Wiginton

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: Pechtold, Visokay, Brandt, Rush, Wittenberg

Motion passed and resolved November 26, 2013

 

Motion #21-14

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 16, 2014 at the Featherly Regional Park, Anaheim, CA."

The event will be moved to a new location in the park allowing for more room, larger parking area, more shade trees.

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:
Grounds: Kevin Whelan
Judges: Joani Rush
Jr showmanship: n/a
Sweepstakes: n/a

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing. They will not offer sweeps during Regional.

They will host a separate all-breed match the morning of the Regional. Along will several other functions and educational seminars, they expect to exceed entries that they have had in the last few years. Please see their attached cover sheet explaining the additional events/seminars/member social event.

The events will be dedicated in the memory of Jo Ann Nolan, who was President of the hosting club for years.

Motion made 12/6/13; discussion through 12/9/13; voting through 12/12/13.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, Brandt, McDonald, Rush, McGee, Wittenberg

No: None

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved December 12, 2013

 

Motion #22-14

Motion on 12/17/13 to recess December 21, 2013 until January 6, 2014.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Kirk Joiner

Discussion through December 19; voting December 19 through December 21.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, Brandt, McDonald, Rush, McGee, Wittenberg

No: None

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved December 21, 2013

 

Motion #23-14

Motion on 1/6/14 - move to send a representative from BHCA to the AKC Legislative Conference to be held in Raleigh, NC on Jan 25-26 and to authorize $500 traveling expenses.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Kirk Joiner

Discussion through January 9; voting January 9 through January 12.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, Brandt, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg

No: None

Absent: McGee

Motion passed and resolved on January 13, 2014

 

Motion #24-14

Motion on 1/16/14 - move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the Nov/Dec, 2013 issue of Tally-Ho:

Debra Schneider (individual), Gretchen Stryker (individual), Kim & Larry Melen (family), Lynne Allison Jones (individual), Wendie L. Prince (individual), Sherry & Wes Jeakins (family), Sam & Mike Cox (family) and Carolyn & Nigel Coultas (family)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, Brandt, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent/Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved on January 24, 2014

 

Motion #25-14

I move that BHCA transfer ownership of the used Tally Ho printer to Carol Hunt, in consideration of (1) years of service; and (2) current value of the printer over time and shipping costs anticipated in disposing of it through sale or donation.

Motion: Sylvie McGee

Second: Brian Visokay

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

Motion made February 3; discussion through February 6; voting February 6-9.

Motion passed and resolved, February 9, 2014

 

Motion #26-14

I move that the Board approve the Glaucoma Study Task Group plan as provided by the committee, and that once approved it be sent to the BHCA Foundation for their consideration of funding.

Motion: Sylvie McGee

Second: Freda Burke

Motion made February 7; discussion through February 9; voting February 9-12

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent: Joiner

Motion passed and resolved, February 12, 2014

 

Motion #27-14

Be it so resolved that Brian R. Visokay, the BHCA treasurer, is authorized to establish a separate bank account for the 2014 Nationals at Chase bank, the bank BHCA currently maintains its accounts. Be it further resolved that the authorized signers on the accounts will be Brian Pechtold, 2014 Nationals Treasurer, Jane Baetz, Nationals Coordinator, and Brian R. Visokay, BHCA Treasurer.

Motion: Brian Visokay

Second: Carol Makowski

Motion made 2/12; discussion through 2/13; voting 2/13 through 2/16/14

Yes: Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Abstain: Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved, February 18, 2014

 

Motion #28-14

I move that the BHCA fund the seed money for the 2014 Nationals in the amount of $3,000.00 to provide the necessary operating funds to begin planning.

Motion: Brian Visokay

Second: Joani Rush

Discussion through 2/13/14; Voting 2/13 through 2/16/14

Yes: Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Abstain: Pechtold

Motion passed and resolved, February 18, 2014

 

Motion #29-14

Motion to approve the Nationals 2014 Oconomowoc, Wis. schedule as follows:

Saturday October 4, 2014
· TD, TDX
· Field Trial
SUNDAY OCTOBER 5, 2014
· GMSPBHC Specialty Show
· Ft. Dearborn Obed/Rally
· VST
· Field Trial
· Member Education
MONDAY OCTOBER 6, 2014
· Badgerland Basset Hound Specialty
· Ft. Dearborn: Obed/Rally
· Hunt Performance Test
TUESDAY OCTOBER 7, 2014
· Sweepstakes
· Rally/Obedience
· Futurity/Maturity
· Welcome Party Hospitality Room
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 08, 201
· Conformation –Males, Stud dogs, Brace
· Agility
· CGC
· CC
THURSDAY OCTOBER 09, 2014
· Conformation- Bitches, Brood Bitch
· Agility
· Annual Business Meeting
FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2014
· Judges Education
· Conformation- Juniors, BOB
· Winners Cocktail Party
· Annual Awards Dinner
· Auction

Motion: Carol Makowski

Second: Joani Rush

Voting 2/15/14 through 2/18/14. Discussion period is waived since this topic has been under discussion for some time.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent/Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, February 17, 2014

 

Motion #30-14

I move that we approve the business cards designed by Terri Ralenkotter, and order 1,000 as an initial supply.

Motion: Sylvie McGee

Second: Kirk Joiner

Voting 2/21/14 through 2/24/14

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved, March 3, 2014

 

Motion #31-14

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the Northern California Basset Hound Club on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma, CA 95242. To be held outdoors on the carnival lot. NCBHC will hold Basset Hound Specialty Shows on Friday and Sunday, making this a 3 day week-end at the same location.

Show Chair: Ellen M Johnson
Co-Chair: Patti Palmer
Hospitality: Liz Leo
Advertising: Pam Temmermand
Trophies: Ruth Wilcox
Judges: Richard Nance, regular/non-regular, juniors
Sweepstakes: TBA

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing. They are planning on an educational seminar with Mike Stone on handling.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Kirk Joiner

Yes: Brandt, Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent/Abstain: None

Motion made February 22, passed and resolved February 28, 2014

 

Motion #32-14

I move, "That the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the BHC of Greater San Antonio on Saturday, November 8, 2014, known as the Central Texas Basset Cluster, at the San Marcos City Park & Recreation Center, 170 City Park St., San Marcos, TX. This Regional will be held in conjunction with BHC of Greater San Antonio, BHC of Greater Houston and Highland Lakes BHA specialties making 4 events including the Regional at the same location.

Show Chair: Randy Frederiksen
Co-Chair: Dee Hagy
Hospitality: Lisa Lynady and Bette Williams
Advertising: Penny Frederiksen
Trophies: Mary Ruth Moore
Judges: Douglas Taylor

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Kirk Joiner

Motion made February 27; discussion through March 2; voting March 2 through March 5.

Yes: Brandt, Pechtold, Makowski, Joiner, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee

No: None

Absent/Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, March 4, 2014

 

Motion #33-14

A motion to approve and ratify all the resolutions of the Board of Directors adopted by email vote and all actions taken in relation hereto.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Bobbi Brandt

The motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #34-14

A motion to dispense with the reading of the minutes.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

The motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #35-14

In response to a suggestion by the Awards Chairman, a notice will be placed in Tally Ho advising members about the availability of BHCA medallions.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Sylvie McGee

The motion passed unanimously.

Passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #36-14

Motion to approve the By-laws with the 3 suggested changes.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Rush, Pechtold, McGee, Burks, Joiner, Wittenberg

No: Makowski

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #37-14

A motion was made that the Country Store chairman be allocated $2500 in seed money as requested along with a full page ad in Tally Ho for every issue. More items will be sold if display is improved and more products are offered.

Motion: Brian Pechtold

Second: Sandi Wittenberg

Motion approved unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #38-14

Motion made that new mailing boxes be purchased for shipping the HPT kits, cost not to exceed $50.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #39-14

Motion to approve a budget of $400 for the Junior Showmanship committee.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #40-14

After some discussion, a motion was made that the webmaster be allocated $1000 to relocate the website to another server and purchase any software or other material needed to perform updates, also to pay monthly fees up to $50.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Joani Rush

Motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #41-14

Motion that the Nationals committee sign the contract for Dog Show Video Pro for the 2014 Nationals and pay them the deposit. The Treasurer will sign the contract and send the check.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Sandi Wittenberg

Motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #42-14

Motion that the stipulation about champions not be eligible to enter in Nationals Sweepstakes be removed.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Yes: Brandt, Wittenberg, McDonald, Pechtold, Joiner, Rush

No: Visokay, McGee, Burks, Makowski

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #43-14

A motion was made that BHCA recognize National Owner Handler series for all nationals and as an option for Regional specialties effective immediately.

Motion: Sandi Wittenberg

Second: Bobbi Brandt

The motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #44-14

A motion was made that due to VST tracking grounds being used by the Tracking Club of Wisconsin and by the Western Wakesha County Dog Training Club on October 5 and 12, BHCA not offer VST at the 2014 Nationals.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Kirk Joiner

The motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

 

Motion #45-14

Motion to adjourn BHCA spring board meeting at 7:26 p.m.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Kirk Joiner

The motion passed unanimously.

Motion passed and resolved, March 7, 2014

Passed and resolved 3/7/14.

 

Motion #46-14

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Hunting Performance Test to be hosted by the Pilgrim Basset Hound Club on Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Little Rhody Beagle Club, Warwick, RI.

Chairman: Denise Rushworth
Co-Chair-Secretary: Belinda Lanphear
Hospitality: Nancy Richmond
Advertising: Michael Arruda
Trophies: Linda Fowler

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

Judges: Michael Arruda, Bill Forrest, Tony Ciffizari, Steve Getman and alternates to be determined.

Pilgrim BHC will hold a HPT on Sat. June 21st and Capital District BHC will hold a HPT on Snday June 22nd.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Motion made March 26; discussion through March 29; voting March 29 through April 2.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee, Brandt, Joiner

Motion passed and resolved April 2, 2014

 

Motion #47-14

I move that at the recommendation of the 2014 Nationals Tracking Chair, because of a conflict with a local club in WI holding a VST test on the same date as the scheduled BHCA Nationals VST that we support their test by offering a BHCA trophy for any Basset Hound passing.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Kirk Joiner

Motion made May 15; discussion through May 18; voting May 19 through 21, 2014

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee, Brandt, Joiner

No: None

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, May 25, 2014

 

Motion #48-14

I make a motion that the board to approve the Illustrated Standard draft as submitted by the Judges/Member Education Committee Chairman.

Motion: Carol Makowski

Second: Sandi Wittenberg

Motion made May 20; discussion through May 23; voting May 24-27, 2014

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Wittenberg, McGee, Brandt, Joiner

No: None

Abstain: Rush

Motion passed and resolved June 1, 2014

 

Motion #49-14

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the March/April, 2014 issue of Tally-Ho: Mark and Diane Wolfson (family) and Susan Steinway (individual).

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Carol Makowski

Motion made May 20; discussion through May 23; voting May 24-27, 2014.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee, Brandt, Joiner

No: None

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved June 1, 2014

 

Motion #50-14

I move that the BHCA Board amend Motion # 33-13, allowing the additional costs as quoted by Lewis Jewelers for the purchase of our gift of appreciation for the Illustrated Standard artist Guillermo Gonzales.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Discussion through June 21; voting June 21-24.

Yes: Pechtold, Makowski, Burks, Visokay, McDonald, Rush, Wittenberg, McGee, Brandt, Joiner

No: None

Abstain: None

Motion passed and resolved, June 26, 2014

 

Motion #51-14

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Field Trial to be hosted by the Pathfinder Basset Hound Club on Sunday, Sept 28, 2014, at the Grand Lake Beagle Club, Portland, Ind.

Chairman: Barney Linebaugh
Field Trial Sec: Cheryl Long
Hospitality: N/A
Advertising: Cheryl Long
Trophies: Cheryl Long

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

Judges: TBA

Pathfinder will hold a trial on Sept 27 at the same location. Both events will be prior to the National FT event. They are hoping to "complement" the fall Pathfinder FT event.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Discussion July 7 through July 9; Voting July 9 through July 11.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved July 14, 2014

 

Motion #52-14

I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the BHC of Sacramento on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Cal-Expo Center, Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA. This Regional will be held in conjunction with BHC of Sacramento on Friday and Sacramento KC on the week-end at the same location. There will be a luncheon and raffle.

"We will arrange for the local media to attend where they interview different exhibitors to learn about the versatility of the Basset Hound. We are planning an evening education panel for questions and answers on several subjects."

Show Chair/Coordinator: Joani Rush
Co-Chair: Jerry Rush
Hospitality: Laurie Leigh Johnson
Advertising: Jerry Rush
Trophies: Monica Rush
Judges: John Bink

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Freda Burks

Motion made 7/7/14; discussion through 7/9/14; voting 7/9 through 7/11/14.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved July 14, 2014

 

Motion #53-14

I move to spend $215.00 for the Conformation, Obedience and Agility Medallions to be given at the 2014 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Sylvie McGee

Motion made 7/8/14 by Rush; discussion through 7/10/14; voting 7/10 through 7/12/14.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved, July 15, 2014

 

Motion #54-14

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the May/June, 2014 issue of Tally-Ho: J.D. and Lisa Carpenter (family) Josh and Dana Anstadt (family) and Jeffie and Steve Casey (family)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Motion made 7/17/14; discussion through July 20; voting 7/20 to July 23.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Passed and resolved July 25, 2014

 

Motion #55-14

I move that the 2014 FTAC Fall Field Trial Schedule be accepted as submitted by Roy Fair, FTAC Chair.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Sylvie McGee

Motion made 7/22/14; discussion through 7/25/14; voting 7/25 through 7/28/14.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved July 30, 2014.

 

Motion #56-14

I move that Scott and Betsy Deans be reimbursed the postage to ship the keeper trophies of the Foxglen Memorial Trophy to the 2014 BHCA Trophy Chair, Victoria Russell.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Sylvie McGee

Motion made 7/24/14. Discussion through 7/27/14. Voting 7/27 through 7/30/14.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Visokay, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved July 30, 2014

 

Motion #57-14

I move to give Claudia Orlandi approval to move forward with having the Illustrated Standard printed in Spain and transporting back with her when she returns.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Freda Burks

Motion made 7/30/14. Voting 7/30 through 7/31.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: Visokay

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved July 31, 2014

 

Motion #58-14

I move that we allow the Basset Hound Judges Education seminar presented by Dr.Claudia Orlandi PhD after their specialties in the Czech republic in May 2015 to be videoed and made into a DVD that will be made available to them as part of their ongoing education effort.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Joani Rush

Motion made August 4; discussion through August 7; voting August 7 through August 10.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved August 10, 2014.

 

Motion #59-14

Motion to pay the cost of this year's printing and mailing of the judges ballot and bylaws ballot at a cost not to exceed $1900 based on an estimate of postage cost.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Sylvie McGee

Motion made 8/19; discussion through 8/21; voting 8/21 through 8/23.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved, August 23, 2014.

 

Motion #60-14

I move that the Board of Directors set up a Constant Contact Account for use by the board appointed designee to send important messages to those members of BHCA who have opted in to receive electronic email. The cost of this account will be shared with the BHCA Foundation, and only information set up within the Guidelines established by the board will be sent to the membership thru the account.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt

Second: Gene McDonald

Motion made 9/1; discussion through 9/3; voting 9/3 through 9/6.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved September 6, 2014

 

Motion #61-14

I move, that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicant published in the July/Aug, 2014 issue of Tally-Ho: Penelope Woodmark (individual)

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Motion made 9/3; discussion through 9/6; voting 9/6 through 9/9

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved September 9, 2014

 

Motion #62-14

I move, "That the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve a Regional Specialty sponsored by the Northern California Basset Hound Club on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma, CA 95242. To be held outdoors on the carnival lot."

NCBHC will hold a Basset Hound Specialty Show on Sunday at the same location.

Show Chair: Ellen M Johnson
Co-Chair: Liz Leo
Hospitality: Jen Leo
Advertising: Pam Temmermand
Trophies: Patti Palmer
Judges: Johan Becerra, regular/non-regular
Sweepstakes: TBA.

All committee members, and judge, are members of BHCA in good standing.

Motion: Joani Rush

Second: Bobbi Brandt

Motion made 9/14; discussion through 9/17; voting 9/17 to 9/20.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved September 22, 2014

 

Motion #63-14

I move that the price of the new Illustrated Standard be $10 per issue to non-members and those wanting an extra copy.

Motion: Gene McDonald

Second: Sandi Wittenberg

Motion made 9/21/14. Voting 9/22 to 9/23/14.

Yes: Brandt, McDonald, Pechtold, Visokay, Rush, McGee, Joiner, Wittenberg, Burks, Makowski

No: None

Abstain: None

Absent: None

Motion passed and resolved September 24, 2014