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17-1
Engle made a motion, seconded by Testoni to ratify all motions made by email the previous year.  The motion carried. 
17-2
Testoni made a motion seconded by Frederiksen to dispense with the reading of minutes from the previous year.  The motion carried.
17-3
The Board approved the 2016/17 Fiscal budget as published in the Sept/Oct Tally Ho.  Frederiksen made the motion seconded by Hagy and the motion carried. 
 
 
17-4
Motion by Frederiksen, seconded by Engle resulted - to increase the Country Store budget from $500 to $1000.  The motion carried.
17-5
A motion was made by McDonald, seconded by Smyth to reimburse Norine Noonan by sharing the cost of her attending this conference with the BHCA Foundation since her presence there benefits both organizations.  The motion carried. 
17-6
A motion was made by Visokay, seconded by Frederiksen that all guidelines be posted to the BHCA website.
17-7
An application for a Regional Specialty submitted by the Western Pennsylvania BHC was reviewed.  This is a conformation event, August 5 2017, held in conjunction with an all breed show.  Pat Curtis was listed as secretary; Edna Morris and Stormy Goodbar are on the committee; Doc Steedle and Isabelle Merritt are listed as judges.  Visokay made a motion seconded by Smyth to approve this Regional.  The motion carried. 
17-8
A motion was made by Smyth, seconded by Testoni to send the Public Education Chair all available copies of Tally Ho now in storage and currently being printed to be used for promotional reasons.  The motion carried. 
17-9
Visokay made a motion, seconded by Smyth to ask Sharon Dok to make table runners with the BHCA logo for Nationals.  There will be 7 runners and a new ramp skirt.  The motion carried. 
17-10
A motion was made by Smyth, seconded by Testoni (#17-10) to pay the dues of a member in need out of hardship fund.  The motion carried with 1 abstention. 
17-11
I move that a waiver be granted for both the Sacramento BHCA Regional and Timberline BHC Specialty to use both judges that were hired prior to the 2017 National Judges Selection announcement be approved as amended by Motions 17-12(A) and 17-12(B).  Motion 10/26/16 by McDonald, seconded by Smyth. Voting 11/13-14/1/2016.  Passed and resolved 11/17/16.
Yes:  Frederiksen, McDonald, Engle, Testoni, Makowski
No:  Smyth, Visokay
Abstain:  Pechtold
Not voting:  Hagy, Lovejoy
17-12
I make a motion to amend split motions to read as follows:
 
I move that a waiver be granted for BHCA elected National judge, Peter Martin to judge at the Sacramento BHCA Regional as shows are separated by 2,872 miles and over five months.

I move that Timberline BHC Specialty Sweepstakes judge elected to 2017 BHCA Sweepstakes be allowed to judge as show is within days of six months apart.  
Motion 11/1/16 by Fredericksen; seconded by Pechtold.  Discussion 11/1-2; voting 11/3-4/2016. Passed and resolved 11/5/16
Yes:  Frederiksen, Pechtold, Visokay, Smyth, Engle, Lovejoy, Makowski
No:  None
Abstain:  None
Not voting:  McDonald, Hagy
 
17-12 (A)
 
Motion to amend Gene's motion (previously #17-10) as now split.  This is for the first half of the split:
I move that a waiver be granted for BHCA elected National judge, Peter Martin to judge at the Sacramento BHCA Regional as shows are separated by 2,872 miles and over five months.  Motion 11/5/16 by Frederiksen, seconded by Visokay. Discussion 11/7-8; Voting 11/9-10/16  Passed and resolved 11/11/16
Yes:  Frederiksen, Engle, McDonald, Testoni, Makowski, Hagy
No:  Visokay, Smyth, Lovejoy
Abstain:  Pechtold
 
17-12 (B)
I move to amend Gene's now split motion - part 2 as they must be discussed and voted separately.  
I move that Timberline BHC Specialty Sweepstakes judge elected to 2017 BHCA Sweepstakes be allowed to judge as show is within days of six months apart.  Motion 11/5/16 by Frederiksen, seconded by Lovejoy.  Discussion 11/8-9; Voting 11/10-11/2016. Passed and resolved 11/13/16.
Yes:  Frederiksen, Engle, McDonald, Testoni, Lovejoy, Hagy
No:  Visokay,
Abstain:  Pechtold, Makowski
Not voting:  Smyth
 
17-13
I make a motion to approve the attached preliminary Spring and Fall 2017 schedules received from the FTAC chair, Roy Fair with the corrected terminology for the Spring Regional and Invitational, scheduled for May 27, 28, 29, 2017..  Motion 11/10/16 by Testoni, seconded by Visokay.  Discussion 11/13-14, voting 11/15-16/2016.  Passed and resolved
Yes:  Engle, McDonald, Testoni, Lovejoy, Hagy, Visokay, Smyth, Pechtold, Makowski
No:  None
Abstain:  Frederiksen
17-14
I move that the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. approve the following applicants published in the September/October 2016 issue of Tally-Ho.  No comments have been received on either of these applications.
Chad and Christine Johnson
Teresa Baker
Motion 11/15/16 by Testoni; seconded by Smyth.  Discussion 11/19-20; voting 11/21-22/2016. Passed and resolved 11/21/16
Yes:  Engle, Frederiksen, McDonald, Testoni, Lovejoy, Hagy, Visokay, Smyth, Pechtold, Makowski
No:  None
Abstain:  None
17-15
I make a motion to approve the attached application by the Dal-Tex Basset Hound Club, Inc. (DTBHC) to host a 2017 BHCA Regional Tracking Test on Sunday, April 2, 2017.  October 2015 regional guidelines apply.
 
Regional information:
  • Date:  April 2, 2017 (Sunday)
  • Type:  Tracking
  • Location:  Resource Connection of Tarrant County, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Events:  Tracking Test - TD, TDU, TDX (3 tracks each)
  • Committee:
    • Chair/Regional Coordinator:  Carrol Peterman
    • Hospitality:    Jean North
    • Trophies & Ribbons:  Marge Cook & Freda Burks
  • Tracking judges:  Thomas Hacholski & Kathleen Milford (non-members; membership required only for conformation)
All committee members are confirmed to be BHCA members in good standing.  Motion 11/16/16 by Testoni; seconded by Lovejoy.  Discussion 11/16-17; voting 11/18-19/2016. Passed and resolved 11/20/16.
Yes:  Engle, McDonald, Testoni, Lovejoy, Hagy, Visokay, Smyth, Pechtold, Makowski
No:  None
Abstain:  Frederiksen
17-16
I make a motion to approve the attached application by the Greater San Diego Basset Hound Club (GSDBHC) to host a 2017 BHCA Regional Specialty Show on Friday, May 19, 2017.  October 2015 regional guidelines apply.  A cover letter describing the full weekend of events, including additional specialty shows, is also attached.
 
Regional information:
  • Date:  May 19, 2017 (Friday)
  • Type:  Conformation
  • Location:  Featherly Regional Park (Canyon RV Park)
  • Events:  Conformation show.  During weekend:  CGC testing; Pre-Junior & Junior Handling Seminar; Tour; New Exhibitor Briefing; Puppy Match; Dinner; Games
  • Committee:
    • Chair/Regional Coordinator:  Bill Nolan
    • Co-chair/Co-Coordinator:  John Schwartz
    • Hospitality:    Mike Ott and Mickey & Jim Cauley
    • Advertising:  John Schwartz
    • Trophies:  Janet Hicks & Terri Asher
    • Other:  Jackie Nolan, Grounds; Marianne Lovejoy, weekend obedience & rally
  • Conformation judge:  Sylvie McGee
All committee members and the judge are confirmed to be BHCA members in good standing.  Motion 11/16/16 by Testoni; seconded by Visokay.  Discussion 11/16-17; voting 11/18-19/2016.  Passed and resolved 11/19/16.
Yes:  Engle, McDonald, Testoni, Lovejoy, Hagy, Visokay, Smyth, Pechtold, Makowski
No:  None
Abstain:  Frederiksen