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Motion #01-08:
“That, attendance at BHCA Judges Education presentations shall be limited to pre registered, prepaid Judges and aspiring Judges”.

Motion: Gene McDonald
Second: Bobbi Brandt
Voting Yes: (9) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Williams
No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion # 02-08
I move, “That previous motion #26-04 (3/24/04) be amended to read:  That the Basset Hound Club of America provide the funds for the special commemorative medallion in honor of the Basset Hound at the AKC/Eukanuba show in 2005 .”

Motion: Gene McDonald
Second: Jerry Rush
Voting Yes: (9 ) Brandt, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams,
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received: Engle,
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #03-08
I move, “That the BHCA donate $75 for the commemorative medallions to be given at the 2007 AKC/Eukanuba show."

Motion: Claudia Lane
Second: Ellen Ferguson
Voting Yes: (9) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Rush, Williams,
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received: Opeka
Motion passed and is resolved.

Motion #04-08
I move, “That the Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the Regional Specialty request submitted by the Basset Hound Club of Greater New Orleans to be held on August 29, 2008 at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, LA.”

Information from Application:
This event will be held after Best in Show at the Bayou Kennel Club and the day before the BHC of Greater New Orleans Specialty Show.
Show Chairman--Sandie Roush
Co-Chairman--Pat Willer
Hospitality--Jennifer Carpenter
Advertising--Pat Willer
Trophies--Sharon Calhoun
Proposed Regional Judges:
Regular Class---Anne O'Reilly
Sweepstakes--Kelly McCoy Davis
Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second: Clay Williams
Voting Yes: (10) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved.


Motion #05-08
I move, “ To accept the bid for a 2009 National Washington State venue at the Little Creek Casino & Resort, Shelton, WA, as proposed by the group headed by Jim Dok, Nationals Coordinator; to include the Board-requests and satisfactory contract resolutions.

Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second: Jerry Rush
Voting Yes: (10) Brandt, Engle Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved.

Motion #06-08 (reword)
I move, “To elect the following applicants published in the Sept/Oct 2007 issue of the Tally- Ho into Membership: Fred Atwater& Margaret Matulewicz, Geoffrey, Ashley Blackburn (Jr.) & Antonia Mitchell, Anthony & Rebecca Clemento, Audrey & Matthew Humphrey, James & Kathleen Sommers, Madalena Hutcheson,Sarah Broom (Jr).

Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second: Clay Williams
Voting Yes: (8) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received: Kintner, Opeka,
Motion passed and is resolved.

Motion #07-08
I move, “That the BHCA partially support the following grant requests out of the AKC/CHF Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund”:

Pending Grant No. 747: The Mapping and Characterization of Mutations Responsible for Canine Glaucoma
Principal Investigator(s): Elizabeth Giuliano, DVM, MS, DACVO, University of Missouri, Columbia
Sponsor(s): No Sponsors
Grant Amount: $82,080.00 (half paid by AKC/CHF)
Start Date: 10/1/2007 Duration (in yrs): 2
BHCA Amount: $20,000 (BH breed specific)
Pending Grant No. 919: Molecular Genetic Characterization of Canine Cystinuria for the Development of Carrier Tests
Principal Investigator(s): Paula S. Henthorn, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor(s): No Sponsors
Grant Amount: $48,924.00 (half paid by AKC/CHF)
Anticipated Start Date: 1/1/2008 Duration (in yrs): 1
BHCA Amount: $2,000 (BH breed specific)
Pending Grant No. 1028-A: Genetics of Gastric Dilatation Volvulus in the Great Dane
Principal Investigator(s): Mathew Pletcher, Florida Atlantic University
Sponsor(s): No Sponsors
Grant Amount: $10,800.00 (half paid by AKC/CHF)
Start Date: 9/1/2007 Duration (in yrs): 1
BHCA Amount Required: $1,000 (generally applicable to BH breed)
Motion: Brian Pechtold
Second: Gene McDonald
Voting Yes: (9) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received: Opeka,
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #08-08
I move, "That the AKC Delegate is directed by the BHCA Board of Directors to seek a dog show rule for the required use of a ramp during the initial physical examination of the Basset Hound breed at an AKC dog show."

Motion: Brian Pechtold
Second: Gene Mc Donald
Voting Yes: (10) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #09-08
I move, "The 2008 Nominating Committee is hereby authorized to re-establish an in-sync condition to the Treasurer position with regards to the rotating election periods as specified within the BHCA By-laws.  The Treasurer's October 2006 elected two-year term is hereby administratively extended by one additional year.  The October 2009 ballot will correctly include the two-year term open position for Treasurer and will thereby re-establish the election rotation specified in the BHCA By-laws.  All Board action is subject to member ratification at the October 2008 annual meeting."

Motion: Gene Mc Donald
Second: Ellen Ferguson
Voting Yes: (9) Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain: Pechtold
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #10-08
I move, "To elect the following applicants published in the Sept/Oct 2007 issue of the Tally- Ho into Membership: Rhonda & Greg Jackson.”
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Opeka, McDonald
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #11-08
I move, "That the BHCA fund the seed money in the amount of $3,000 to open the 2008 Nationals account."
Motion:
Brian Pechtold
Second:
Bob Opeka
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain: Pechtold
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #12-08
I move, "I move that the following membership which had been automatically terminated November 30, 2007, upon nonpayment of dues, be reinstated: Charles Cunningham."
Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second: Gene McDonald
Voting Yes: Brandt, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain: Rush
Vote not received: Engle
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #13-08
I move, “ The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the Spring & Fall 2008 Field Trial Schedules as submitted by Kay Reilly FTAC Chairman.”

Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second: Ken Engle
Voting Yes: Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain: McDonald
Vote not received: Opeka
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #14-08
I move, “Due to meritorious circumstances, Lynn Hood, Wellington, Florida, be granted an extra 90-days grace period to have begun on November 30, 2007."
Motion:
Brian Pechtold
Second:
Bobbi Brandt
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain: Rush
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #15-08
I move, "To accept the new Application format for membership to the Basset Hound Club of America."
Motion:
Robert Opeka
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Kintner
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #16-08
I move, "To elect the following applicants published in the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of the Tally Ho into membership: Mary Lou & Steven L. Allfred, Billy G. & Sandra Blair, Deborah & John Good, Nobuyuki & Tomo Ida, Dr. Kazuhiko & Yuka Iriye D.D.S., Tosihiya & Yoshiko Matsuoka, Terry & Cheryl Payne, Barbara & Doug Sikes, Marlis & Peter Willhoeft, Harvey G. Harger, Mary Kessel, Sherry Petersen, Dawn Rathmell, Synthia Ross, Tomoko Sano, DVM, Nancy Willis.”
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Kintner, Opeka, Rush
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #17-08
I move, "To approve the additional field trial dates requested by the Northern California BHC & BHC of Sacramento for their Spring & Fall Field Trials: Spring FT, NCBHC, March 28, 29, 2008, BHCS, March 30 & 31, 2008, Week 13/ Fall FT, BHCS,Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2008 NCBHC, Nov 2 & 3, 2008, Week 44.”
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
McDonald
Vote not received:
Kintner,Opeka
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #18-08
I move, “Due to meritorious circumstances, Elisabeth Schillinger be granted an extra 90-days grace period to have begun on November 30, 2007." Motion:
Brian Pechtold
Second:
Claudia Lane
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Rush
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #19-08
I move, “Resolution is made for authorization to establish the BHCA Nationals-2008 account. To be designated and activated in the financial institution of, Frost Bank, 315 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 signatory authorization for Col. Robert E. Booth, 2008 Nationals Treasurer and Brian Pechtold, BHCA Treasurer. Certification that the BHCA has, and at the time of adoption of this Resolution had, full power and lawful authority to adopt the foregoing Resolution and to confer the powers granted to the persons named who have full power and lawful authority to exercise the same. Certified by the signature of Clay Williams, BHCA Recording Secretary.”
Motion:
Brian Pechtold
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes: Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #20-08 (Original)
I move, "The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the Regional Specialty request submitted by Fort Dearborn Basset Hound club to be held on August 23, 2008 in conjunction with the Elgin Kennel Club, in St. Charles, IL.” The Show Committee and Judges are as follows:

Show Chairman--Brian Pechtold
Co- Chairman--Dave Crawford
Hospitality--Jan Pechtold
Advertising--Brian Pechtold
JUDGES Regular Classes--Anthony Clemento Sweepstakes--Heidi Martin
(Note: all listed individuals are members of the BHCA)
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
After lengthy discussion among the Board the Division of the Question was called for

Motion # 20-08 by Jerry Rush. Motion #20-08 (Division of the Question)
I move, "The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the Regional Specialty request submitted by Fort Dearborn Basset Hound club to be held on August 23, 2008 in conjunction with the Elgin Kennel Club, in St. Charles, IL.” The Show Committee and Judges are as follows:
Show Chairman--Brian Pechtold
Co- Chairman--Dave Crawford
Hospitality--Jan Pechtold
Advertising--Brian Pechtold
JUDGES Regular Classes--Anthony Clemento Sweepstakes--Heidi Martin
(Note: all listed individuals are members of the BHCA)
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second: Clay Williams
QUESTION ONE: to approve the Regional
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Pechtold
Vote not Received:
Motion passed and is resolved
QUESTION TWO:
Approve the regular judge
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Williams
Voting No:
Rush
Abstain:
Pechtold
Vote not received:
QUESTION THREE:
Approve the sweepstakes judge.
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Pechtold
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion #21-08
I move, "The BHCA Regional guidelines requirement to judge the conformation classes at a BHCA Regional be changed to read, “The requested BHCA Regional Regular Class judge and Sweepstakes judge must be a BHCA approved member with a minimum of two years of consecutive membership service at the time the proposed judge’s name is submitted to the Board for approval”. (The regular class judge may be provisional status)”.
Motion:
Jerry Rush
Second:
Gene McDonald
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Opeka, Rush
Voting No: Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Williams
Abstain:
Engle
Vote not received:
Motion failed

Motion #22-08
I move, "The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America approve the Regional Specialty request submitted by the Basset Hound Club of Greater Seattle to be held on July 31, 2009, at the Argus Dog Ranch in Auburn, WA. in conjunction with the Western Washington Hound Association & the BHC of Greater Seattle Specialties held on that same weekend. The Show Committee and Judges are as follows:
Show Chairman--William R. Russell
Co-Chairman--Jeannie Aitken
Hospitality--Sylvie McGee
Advertising--Jeannie Aitken
Trophies--Pat McNaul
Judges: Regular Classes--Gale Yamaguchi Sweepstakes: Jeannie Aitken
They are also planning an educational program prior to the Regional, on the same day. (Note: all listed individuals are members of the BHCA) Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Gene McDonald
Voting Yes: Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion # 23-08
I move, "To elect the following applicants published in the Jan/Feb 2008 issue of the Tally Ho into membership: Henry & Ann Bernton, Janet L. Hicks, Tim & Teresa Johnson, Casey Jones, Hugh T. & Constance F. Lefler, Isabelle Merritt (Jr.), Cheyney Stout & J.Carlos Stivalet, Carole Taylor, Fr. Jonathan Zingales.” Attached is the information from all of the membership application form that were received from the above applicants.
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Opeka, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Motion passed and is resolved Under Futurity Stake Rules the Futurity/Maturity Committee would like to change under ENROLLMENT # 9 to #10 & add the following which would then become # 9:

Motion # 24-08
I move, " To amend the following Futurity Stakes Rules to read: “Puppies who may have been entered by a BHCA Judge, or the Futurity/Maturity Stakes Judge who has been selected to Judge at the Nationals, for the year in which they had nominated a litter for the Futurity may not exhibit at the current years event in which they are judging, but may complete the Futurity nominating process by completing the entire enrollment process for the litter through the July 1st nomination deadline. An additional form supplied by the Futurity/Maturity Secretary, in lieu of actually entering the Futurity/Maturity for which they are ineligible to compete, shall be completed and returned to the Futurity/Maturity Secretary prior to the closing of entries for the current years event. This form will be kept on file by the Futurity/Maturity Secretary, and those puppies nominated on that form shall be eligible to compete in the next year (s) Maturity. A fee of $5.00 for each puppy enrolled shall accompany the form."
Motion:
Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Engle, Ferguson, Kintner, Lane, McDonald, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received:
Opeka
Motion passed and is resolved

Motion # 01-09
I move, "The open director position vacated by the election of Director Ken Engle to 1st Vice President, for the remainder of his term to be filled by Scott Deans."


Motion:
Jerry Rush 
Second: Mark Chryssanthis
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No: 
Abstain:
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 10/04/08

 

Motion # 02-09
I move, "Effective with the 2009 Nationals, in order to reduce any perception of impropriety, the BHCA Guidelines For Standard Of Eligibility For Judges shall include the statement that: Once elected, Nationals Judges are no longer eligible for any Nationals Committee position in the same year that they are to judge at the Nationals."

Motion: Mark Chryssanthis 
Second: Claudia Lane
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Deans, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No: 
Abstain:
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 10/16/08

 

Motion # 03-09


I move, “That effective with the 2009 Nationals, all future Annual Meetings of the Basset Hound Club of America shall be scheduled for the Friday evening of Nationals week.”

Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Claudia Lane
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Deans, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No: 
Abstain: 
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 10/16/08

 

Motion # 04-09


I move, “The Basset Hound Club of Western Pennsylvania be granted permission to hold a Regional Specialty on August 1, 2009 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, Route 46, Canfield, OH in conjunction with the Beaver County Kennel Club. Below is the list of those who will be working or judging at the event. All are members in good standing of the BHCA Regional Show Chairman--Pat Curtis Co-Chairman--Edna Morris Hospitality--Nicki Fowler Advertising--Andrea Seubert Trophies--Deb Good Regular Classes Judge--Sonya Henderson Sweepstakes--Carol Kintner."

Motion: Bobbi Brandt
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Chryssanthis, Deans, Rush
Vote not received:
Engle 
Motion passed and is resolved 11/11/08

 

Motion # 05-09


I move, “The Basset Hound Club of America donate an Agility Medallion for Basset Hound at the 2008 AKC Eukanuba Classic at a cost of $45.00. “

Motion: JoAnn Hilliker
Second:
Bobbi Brandt
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Deans, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No:
Abstain:
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 10/29/08

 

Motion # 06-09


I move, “The Basset Hound Club of America create and place an advertisement in Dog News thanking those judges that utilize the ramp at the Breed, Group , Best in Show levels and in Junior Showmanship. “

Motion: Claudia Lane
Second:
Scott Deans 
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams 
Voting No:
Abstain: 
Vote not received:
Deans
Motion passed and is resolved 11/21/08

 

Motion # 07-09 

I move, “That the BHCA Board of Directors vote the following applicants published in the Sept/Oct 2008 issue of Tally Ho into membership. Penny Bernas/ Diane Foote/ Candis & Rob Holman/ Eva & Jarrell Rice/ Nannette N. Stephen Wayne, Vanessa (Jr) Vernon/ Susan Warren. “

Motion: Bobbi Brandt 
Second: Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams 
Voting No:
Abstain: 
Vote not received:
Deans,
Motion passed and is resolved 11/22/08

 

Motion # 08-09


I move, “That the BHCA Board of Directors appoint Roy Fair as FTAC Chair for the 2008-2009 year.”

Motion: Ken Engle, 
Second:
JoAnn Hilliker
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Deans, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No: 
Abstain:
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 12/05/08



Motion # 09-09


I move, “The Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Club be granted permission to hold a Regional Specialty on Friday, September 4, 2009 at the North Branch Park, Milltown Rd., Bridgewater, NJ, following BIS judging at Tuxedo Park Kennel Club.” The Regional will be held in conjunction with the Berkshire Valley BHC Specialty with Sweeps on that same day with Tuxedo Park KC, same site supported entry.   Somerset Hills KC on 9/5 Below is a list of those who will be working or judging at the event.  All are members in good standing of BHCA

Regional Show Chairman--Gwen McCullagh

Trophies--Gwen McCullagh
Hospitality--Brian Visokay & Mary Smizer
Advertising--Barbara Wicklund
Education--Carol Ceneviva
Raffle--Lynne Tatarowitz
Regular Class & Jr. Showmanship judge--Richard Nance

Motion:
Bobbi Brand 
Second:
Clay Williams
Voting Yes:
Brandt, Chryssanthis, Deans, Engle, Hilliker, Kintner, Lane, Pechtold, Rush, Williams
Voting No: 
Abstain:
Vote not received: 
Motion passed and is resolved 12/22/08