2023 BHCA election results

September 7th, 2023

This year, we had a number of items on the election ballots. Electronic votes are reported on Simply Voting at: https://bhca.simplyvoting.com/ Paper votes were tallied and reported by the Tellers Committee, chaired by Sherry Moore (west), Vicki Russell (central) and Bjorn Zetterlund (east). Here are the results: Bylaws Amendments (requires 2/3 vote to pass) Three… Read more »

2023 Bylaws Ballot Reference

July 24th, 2023

This News item contains links that may be helpful to BHCA members preparing to vote in the upcoming 2023 election. Concerning the proposed Bylaws changes, both the ballot mailed to BHCA members on the upcoming election and the electronic ballot (through a listed link) have an explanation of each proposed change to the Bylaws. The… Read more »

Important announcement concerning BHCA officers

July 13th, 2023

We are very sad to have to report to the membership that BHCA President Gene McDonald has submitted his resignation from the Board of Directors effective July 11, 2023. Gene’s letter of resignation states that since stepping back from the Presidency, his stress levels and health are improved, and that he wants to continue in… Read more »

Electronic voting and dues reminder

June 28th, 2023

DUE TO THE ANNUAL MEETING BEING EARLY THIS YEAR, the procedures for voting have to be adjusted to conform to our Bylaws. If you wish to receive an electronic ballot, your dues must be paid AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN July 21. Anyone who has not paid their dues by 7/21 will be sent a… Read more »

Entries are now open for 2023 BHCA Nationals

June 15th, 2023

You can now enter online for the conformation events at this year’s Basset Hound Club of America Nationals, to be held August 25-September 1 at Purina Farms outside St. Louis, Missouri. Online entries — as well as downloadable premium lists — for all conformation events, including Futurity and Maturity and the independent specialties, can be… Read more »

Tally Ho and Member Directory 2023 Survey Results

April 26th, 2023

Results of this spring’s Tally Ho and Member Directory Survey of the membership are now available. The Board appreciates receiving the input of so many members on these important member benefits. The results were presented at the Spring Board meeting for consideration by the Board. Follow up with the Tally Ho editor is being undertaken to better… Read more »

BHCA Regional Specialty, Sweepstakes in October in Tennessee

April 21st, 2023

A Basset Hound Club of America Regional Specialty and Sweepstakes, hosted by BHCA members Debbi Martin, Randee White, David Self, Kaylynn Finke, Lei Ruckle in conjunction with the Harvest Cluster in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be held on October 13, 2023. Judges are Richard Nance, Regular and Non-Regular classes, and Stormy Goodbar, Sweepstakes. In addition to… Read more »

Nomination by petition for 2023 BHCA board elections

April 14th, 2023

In compliance with the BHCA bylaw Article V, Section 4(b), additional candidates for the BHCA officer and board elections may be nominated by written petition. The petition form must contain the signatures of 25 voting BHCA members and be accompanied by the nominated candidate written acceptance, signifying his willingness to be a candidate. The petition… Read more »