Judge Nomination and Selection Report for 2014 Nationals

JUDGE NOMINATIONS

The nomination ballots were counted by BHCA members Greg Goodbar, Stormy Goodbar and Sandi Wittenberg on August 5, 2013.

A total of 77 nominations ballots were received, with 14 declared invalid because the word "BALLOT" was not on the envelope as required, for a total of 63 valid ballots. The six (6) highest nominations for the regular and non-regular classes received 38 votes out of the possible 63. The remaining 25 votes were distributed among 16 other eligible judges, with each receiving at least one nomination vote.

A total of 60 sweepstakes nominations were received. The three (3) highest nominations for the regular and veterans sweepstakes classes received 24 of the possible 60. The remaining 36 votes were distributed among the 24 other eligible nominees, with each nominee receiving at least one nomination vote.

Regular and Non-Regular Conformation Classes

Robert Booth
Sharon Dok
Peggy Gutierrez-Otero
Edna Martin
Derek Storton
Mimi Tysseling

Regular and Veteran Sweepstakes Classes

Sandra Campbell
Cheryl (Cooky) Fannar
Chris Wallen

JUDGE SELECTION

A total of 381 ballots were received. Of these ballots, 291 were valid, 77 were invalid due to no return address by which to verify membership, and 13 were declared invalid due to improper voting procedure. The Board approved Teller Committee, consisting of Sherry Moore (Head Teller), Greg Goodbar, Kenneth Hutchinson and Melissa Joleka, opened, counted and tallied 291 valid ballots. The results of these ballots were:

Regular and Non-Regular Conformation Classes

Sharon Dok - 166
Robert Booth - 137
Edna Martin - 136
Mimi Tysseling - 115
Peggy Gutierrez-Otero - 78 
Derek Storton - 70

Regular and Veteran Sweepstakes Classes

Sandra Campbell - 121
Chris Wallen - 94
Cheryl (Cooky) Fannar - 70

Respectfully submitted,

Sandi Wittenberg
Recording Secretary (2012-2013)