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Vice President Beth Straub O’Fallon, MO 63366 612-803-5626 [email protected]
secretary Janet Ketz Wilmington, IL 60481 815-476-5418 [email protected]
treasurer Linda Daves Siekert Tucson, AZ 85718-2432 [email protected]
BOard OF directOrs Sandy Beaudoin Pawnee, OK 74058-9803 918-762-3205 [email protected]
Connie Camp Charlotte, NC 28227-4317 704-573-9286 [email protected]
Susan Campeau Bear Creek, NC 27207 919-837-5539 [email protected]
Midge Greenlee Ocala, FL 34476-7529 352-237-3782 [email protected]
Wanda Pooley Kerrville, TX 78028 830-257-0481 [email protected]
Jackie Jones Clatskanie, OR 97016 503-728-9413 [email protected]
Mike Work Georgia, VT 05468 518-767-3404 [email protected]
BULLETIN BOARD Basenji Club of America
August 2012
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY... Our sincerest condolenses to long time BCOA member, Iris Craven for the loss of her daughter, Denise. Denise lost her battle with cancer on July 31, 2012.
...has received AKC approval for their 2012 Designated Specialty to be held Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Northwest Obedience Club Training Facility, Cary, IL. This Designated Specialty is held in conjunc- tion with the Chicagoland Hound Association Show.
The judges are as follows:
Sweepstakes: Susan Joyner
Conformation: Monica Canestrini
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SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION The Bulletin Board Newsletter is published in conjunction with membership in the Basenji Club of America, Inc. Dues are $25 for single members; $35 for family memberships. All applications for membership require the signature of two BCOA members in good standing. Send membership inquiries to Janet Ketz, 34025 West River Rd., Wilmington, IL 60481. Phone 815-476-5418. E-mail [email protected]
DATES OF PUBLICATION January & February; April & May; July & August; October & November
SUBMISSION INFORMATION All submissions are requested by the 15th of the month preceding issue. Send to: Melody Falcone Bulletin Board Editor/Publisher PO Box 552, Louisville, NE 68037 (402) 234-2826 [email protected]
USE OF MATERIAL Written material in this newsletter may be reprinted for nonprofit use provided credit is given to the author and the BCOA Bulletin Board; however, articles, photographs, cartoons and original artwork bearing the copyright symbol (©) may only be reprinted with author/photographer/artist’s written permission.
In accordance with the By-Laws any member in good standing may send comments on applicants for membership to the BCOA Secretary within a period of fourteen days following the date of the newsletter publication. Comments will be sent to these person(s) for reply, and all comments and replies will then be sent to the Board. * Indicates a junior membership. Please consider the date of publication of this newsletter to be January 15, 2012
SUBMITTING EXPENSES TO BCOA TREASURER Please note per BCOA Ballot 2004 – 48, published in January 2005 Bulletin Board: “BCOA members incurring expenses covering BCOA budgeted items during the fiscal year shall submit invoices to the Treasurer on or before March 1st of the next year to be eligible for reimbursement. Expenditures incurred by members that are not covered by the Budget shall require Board approval. These bills shall be submitted to the Treasurer on or before February 1st of the next year. Committee Chairs shall be responsible for notifying committee members to submit receipts for expenses within this time frame.” “The link to the reimbursement form is on the Members page on Basenji.org”
ADDRESS & EMAIL CHANGES Send to: Linda Daves Siekert 6800 N Montezuma Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718-2432 E-mail [email protected]
BCOA BULLETIN To place ads or submit articled for the BCOA Bulletin, contact Connie Camp, Bulletin Editor; [email protected]
SUNSHINE COMMITTEE If you know of a BIRTH, ILLNESS or DEATH pertaining to a member’s IMMEDIATE family, please notify Peg Grundman if you want a card sent from the BCOA [email protected] 352-854-7144
Basenji Club of America, Inc. NATIONAL SPECIALTY CALENDAR All dates & Judges pending AKC approval
2013 – July 12 – July 17 Auburn WA Specialty Chair: Brenda Phillips • [email protected] Judges: Regular Classes - Judy Webb Sweepstakes: Andrew Sawler
2014 – Sept 23 - Sept 28 Gray Summit, MO Specialty Chair: Jon Curby • [email protected] Judges: Regular Classes - Mr. Russell Hendren Sweepstakes: NA
SPECIALTY EVENT CALENDAR DATES & CORRESPONDING BID DATES
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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS Lori Clough 11 Gibbs Ave. Apt #3 Bridgton, ME 04009-1216 207-647-5099 [email protected] Carrie Lewis, Kimberly Brown
Julie & Margaret Dugan 35 Cannon Run Newark, DE 19702 302-731-8672 [email protected] Doris Daniels, Jane Johnson
John Gaidos Ainsley Halemanu 6703 Hawaii Kai Dr. Honolulu, HA 96825-1506 808-225-4408 [email protected] Kathryn Britton, Connie Paulsen
Tacie Hetrick 7518 N. 2nd St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8815 269-382-4076 [email protected] Suzanne Sarlls-Hartwell, Elizabeth Newton
Faye & Dean Makishima 5633 James Blair Drive Indianapolis, IN 46234 808-295-4783 [email protected] Brad Phifer, Stephen Strobel
Steve & Randee Mathers 3042 Bethel Blvd. Zion, IL 60099 847-746-0265 [email protected] Karla Schreiber, Sandy Tucker
Shannon & Sean Pratt 3585 Sterling park Circle, Apt G Grove City, OH 43123 330-224-0026 [email protected] Kyle Cabral, Sharon Unrau
Cynthia Stehl 11253 SW Springwood Dr. Tigard, OR 97223 503-453-4526 [email protected] Sue Kite, Jeffery Gillespie
RECONVENED NOMINATION COMMITTEE Carol Webb [CA] was not able to accept the 2013 Nomination.
Slate of Officers and Board of Directors for 2013 Updated 2013 Slate of Officers and Board
Carrie Jones [MN] President Sandy Beaudoin [OK] BOD Beth Straub [MO] Vice President Connie Camp [NC] BOD Janet Ketz [IL] Secretary Susan Campeau [NC] BOD Sharron Schmidgall [MI] Treasurer Midge Greenlee [FL] BOD Sue Joyner [IL] BOD Wanda Pooley [TX] BOD Andrea Stone [WA] BOD
An extension of the deadline for the submission of Additional Nominees for the 2013 Board of Directors has been approved by the BOD.
The deadline is extended to allow petitions to be postmarked to the Secretary’s regular address prior to August 25 and to include petitions received not later than August 31, even if it is not a mail delivery day.
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BALLOT 2012 – 74: APPROVED SUBJECT: AKC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Postmarked: July 3, 2012 Effective: July 13, 2012
Circulated at the request of the President. Please send your vote on approving the majority votes nominees listed for the AKC Lifetime Achievement Awards in each of the three categories.
Majority Votes to: Conformation-Patricai Craige Trotter Companion Events-Susan (Suzi) Bluford Performance-Dana Jensen
Nominees in each category are: Conformation: Peter Green; Ed Sledzik; Patricia Craige Trotter Companion Events: Susan (Suzi) B. Bluford; Sharon Redmer; Robert Squires Performance: Jean Dieden, DVM; Dana Jensen; Leida Jones
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Webb, Work.
Ballot 2012-75 APPROVED Subject: Fanconi Information Update for Website Postmarked July 3, 2012 Effective July 13, 2012
Circulated at the request of the President Please send your ballot to approve the proposed changes/updates of information to the Fanconi Information on our website submitted by the Health and Research Committee.
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Webb, Work.
BALLOT 2012-76 APPROVED SUBJECT: Standing Rules for 2012 Annual Meeting Postmarked: July 3, 2012 Effective: July 13, 2012
Circulated in accordance with the By-Laws. Please send your vote on Standing Rules for the 2012 Annual Meeting to be held at the Eisenhower Hotel and Convention Center, Gettysburg, PA on Friday, July 13, 2012 from 4-6pm. (Room TBA). The Standing Rules for Annual Meetings will also be added to the BCOA Policy Manual.
STANDING RULES FOR BCOA ANNUAL MEETINGS
1. The Standing Rules shall be adopted immediately after the Call to Order.
2. Oral reports of Officers and Committee Chairs shall be limited to two minutes except for those of the President and Treasurer. An additional two minutes may be allowed for questions from the membership on reports (such as those of the Health Research Committee) presenting important new material.
3. Typed copies of all reports shall be filed with the President and the Secretary.
4. Members who wish to speak must rise, address the Chair and wait to be recognized. They shall move to a microphone if one is available for use of the membership. They shall state their name and office or club (if any) before speaking.
5. No member shall speak more than two minutes without permission of the Chair.
6. All motions and resolutions must/should be presented in writing to the Secretary prior to the meeting. Forms for written motions and resolutions will be provided in the Hospitality Room.
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7. Individuals registering a motion in advance with the Secretary shall be recognized by the Chair to make that motion to the membership present at the meeting.
8. Individuals registering a motion in advance with the Secretary shall have the right to speak first in debate, if they wish, after the Chair has stated the motion and it has been seconded.
9. The Chair shall alternate, as far as possible, between speakers favoring and speakers opposing a motion under consideration. Debate on motions shall be limited to 15 minutes.
10. A timekeeper will be on duty and will call time on all discussions.
11. All cell phones and pagers are to be silenced during the business meeting.
12. The rules contained in the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised shall govern the annual business meeting in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with the Basenji Club of America, Inc. Bylaws and these Standing Rules.
Approved: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Straub, Webb, Work.
No record of vote: Siekert
BALLOT 2012-77-APPROVED Subject: AKC CLSF Donation Effective Date:July 14, 2012
Based on the AKC Delegate report from the 2nd Qtr AKC meeting, a motion by Michael Work with a second by Carol Webb was made at the Annual Board of Directors meeting: BCOA will make a $500 donation to the AKC Canine Legislation Support Fund for 2012. Approved: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Webb, Work. Not in attendance: Straub.
Ballot 2012-78: APPROVED Subject: Updated Standing Committee Descriptions added to website Effective Date: July 14, 2012
Based on the By Laws and Corporate Documents report related to Standing Committee Description updates, a motion by Wanda Pooley with a second by Midge Greenlee was made at the Annual Board of Directors meeting: Updated Standing Committee Descrip- tions will be added to the BCOA website for all 2012 Committees.
Approved: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Webb, Work.
Not in attendance: Straub.
BALLOT 2012-79 APPROVED SUBJECT: 2013 National Specialty AKC Lure Coursing Judges Postmarked: July 24, 2012 Effective: August 2, 2012
Circulated at the request of the President. Please send your vote for:
Judge 1: Vern Staack, Spokane WA, to judge the following events scheduled for July 13, 2013 at Argus Ranch in Auburn WA: a) all Basenji stakes in the BCOA National Specialty AKC Lure Trial b) BCOA National Specialty AKC Junior Courser Test #1 As compensation Mr. Staack asks only reimbursement of actual expenses (round trip transportation from Spokane, up to two nights lodging, and meals). Mr. Staack will be invited to all seminars and to the Annual Banquet at no charge. Judge 2: Avery McLeod, Centralia, WA, to judge the following events scheduled for July 13, 2013 at Argus Ranch in Auburn WA:
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a) all Basenji stakes in the BCOA National Specialty AKC Lure Trial b) BCOA National Specialty AKC Junior Courser Test #2 As compensation Mr. McLeod asks only reimbursement of actual expenses (round trip transportation from Centralia, up to two nights lodging, and meals). Mr. McLeod will be invited to all seminars and to the Annual Banquet at no charge.
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Work. BALLOT 2012-80 APPROVED SUBJECT: MEDALLIONS FOR AKC/EUKANUBA SHOW Postmarked: July 24, 2012 Effective: August 2, 2012
AKC has offered the opportunity for BCOA to purchase the medallions for Basenjis in the shows sponsored in part by Eukanuba on December 15 & 16, 2012. The medallions are Conformation [BOB, BOS, BBE] 3 for $75.00; Obedience [top scoring Basenji] $45.00; and Agility [top scoring Basenji] $45.00. Please indicate which of these you vote to contribute, if any.
Yes- Conformation Yes- Agility No- Obedience*
*OBEDIENCE MEDALLION INFORMATION: Research conducted by the BOD shows no Basenjis have qualified for entry in Obedience at this event.
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub,Work.
BALLOT 2012-81 APPROVED SUBJECT: EXTENSION OF DEADLINE OF ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Postmarked July 29, 2012 Effective August 7, 2012
Due to the late publication of the July Bulletin Board, please send your vote on allowing an extension of the deadline for the submission of Additional Nominees for the 2013 Board of Directors. The deadline would be extended to allow petitions to be postmarked to the Secretary’s regular address prior to August 25 and to include petitions received not later than August 31, even if it is not a mail delivery day.
APPROVED: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Work.
BALLOT 2012-82: APPROVED SUBJECT: REPLACEMENT OF DIRECTOR Postmarked July 29, 2012 Effective August 7, 2012
Following Article III, Section 4 of the BCOA Bylaws stating in part:
Any vacancy occurring on the Board . . . shall be filled until the next annual election by a majority vote of all the then members of the Board . . .
Please mark your vote on approving Jackie Jones [OR] as the seventh member of the BCOA Board of Directors, following the resignation of Carol Webb [CA]. Mrs. Jones received the eighth highest number of votes in the general election for 2012 Officers and Board.
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley- [Comments:Carol Webb has served on the BCOA Board for a number of years and we will miss her common sense approach.], Straub-[Comment: I’m incredibly sorry to see Carol leave, it’s been wonderful working with her. I wish her the best and understand the importance of her shift in priorities. Last but not least, welcome to the team, Jackie.], Siekert, Work.
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BALLOT 2012-83 APPROVED SUBJECT: 2012 NOMINATING COMMITTEE RECONVENING Postmarked: July 31, 2012 Effective: August 2, 2012 Circulated at the request of the President. Due to the unexpected withdrawal of Carol Webb, a 2013 Board of Director nominee, please mark your vote allowing the 2012 Nominating Committee to reconvene for 5 days to fill this vacancy. APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Work.
BALLOT 2012-84 APPROVED SUBJECT: 2013 National Specialty Junior Showmanship Judge Postmarked: August 4, 2012 Effective: August 14, 2012
Circulated at the request of the President. Please send your vote to approve Judy Webb to Judge -All AKC Junior Showmanship Classes - at the 2013 National Specialty. Ms Webb asks no fees or expenses to judge AKC Junior Showmanship other than those already agreed to in our contract for Conformation-Basenji-all classes, signed and dated 2-9-2011.
APPROVE: Beaudoin, Camp, Campeau, Greenlee, J. Jones, Ketz, Pooley, Siekert, Straub, Work.
BCOA BALLOTS • AUGUST 2012 (continued)
BCOA MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES The Annual Membership Meeting of the Basenji Club of America, Inc. was called to order at 4 pm on July 13, 2012 at the Eisenhower Hotel, Gettysburg, PA by President Carrie Jones, with Secretary Janet Ketz present. The required Quorum (67) was met. The following Members were present: Toni Ackerman, Dennis Arrand, Lynn Arrand, Lisa Auerbach, Christopher Battistelli, Sandy Beaudoin, Sam Bishop, Becky Blansett, Damara Bolte`, Kimberly Brown, Kyle Cabral, Connie Camp, Katie Campbell, Susan Campeau, Stephanie Cheng-Rutherford, Susan Coe, Terry Colbert, LeeBeth Cranmer, Iris Craven, Elda Cross, Tom Cross, Jon Curby, Doris Daniels, Alice DeBellis, Michael DeBellis, Donna DeFlorio, Jaculyn Dering, Gail Dluzeski, Maxine Elliott, Terry Fielder, Nicole Freedman, Rob Freedman, Teresa Gavaletz, Pamela Geoffroy, Laura Gilchrist, Anne Graves, Christine Graves, Mike Graves, Midge Greenlee, Bryan Gregory, Laurie Gregory, Holly Hamilton, Kelli Harmon, Janice Harrison, Julie Hartigan, Laura Mae Hesse, Cindy Horan, James Johannes, Jane Johnson, Jarod Johnson, Julie Jones, Sylvia Jordan, Sue Joyner, Jan Kahl, Marianne Klinkowski, Suzanne LaCroix, Felice Lang, Dixon Lee, Therese Leimback, Jane Lodge, Shelia Lund, Elizabeth Lundell, Jean Martin, Tammy Mc- Quigg, Jennifer Miller, Shelby Miller, Barbara Narehood, Dennis Narehood, Kim Noel, Brad Phifer, Brenda Phillips, Wanda Pooley, Veronica Predale, Bethany Redo-Rahm, Bob Reed, Lisa Bauer Saban, Kathy Sanders, Andrew Sawler, Katherine Scott, Cynthia Shat- tuck, Sid Sher, Linda Siekert, Kirsten Sigirist, Jeffery Slonaker, Scotti Slonaker, Laurie Stargell, Andrea Stone, Joe Tomey, Sharon Unrau, Gretchen Van Alstyne, Andrea Walters, Carol Webb, Elizabeth White, Nancy Wilson, Ronald Wilson, Kelly Wisch, George Woodard, Marcia Woodard, CarolAnn Worsham, Mike Work, Bruce Wuornos, Sally Wuornos, Celestino Zapata and Parliamentarian -John Tatum. The September 23, 2011 Annual Meeting minutes of the BCOA were approved as published.
OFFICERS RESPORTS President’s Report We have received positive feedback by using the Power Point format, initiated in 2010, and are continuing in that tradition. Recognition and Thanks 2012 Membership Ballots: Lure Coursing, Native Stock for Studbook Inclusion, Studbook Extension Call for Volunteerism Contacting the Board of Directors
Secretary’s Report National Specialty Proposal for 2015 was submitted and BOD approved for Gettysburg, PA. Eisenhower Hotel October 2015. Lisa Auerbach will chair the event. A big “Thanks You” to LeeBeth Cranmer, Lisa Auerbach and the Mid-Atlantic Club for Hosting the
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2012 National Specialty and for volunteering to do it all again in 2015! 14 New Member Applications thru June 2012. 73 BOD Ballots to July 1, 2012 3 Membership Ballots to July 1, 2012- Lure Coursing at Nat Spec, African Stock Dogs and Studbook Extension. Kimberly Brown for all of the Tallies 2 additional Membership Ballots possible. (BY-Laws and 2013 Election of Officers) Thanks to Kimberly Brown for all of the Tallies. Membership Total for 2012 US and Foreign is 535.
New Committee- Volunteer Coordinator Chair Heather Ervin [email protected] Volunteer Coordinator will: Solicit volunteers via 1) online media (Facebook, email lists, surveys), 2) club publications (BCOA website, Bulletin & Bulletin Board) 3) at the request of committee chairs and/or BOD. Keep in contact with all committee chairs re: their needs and any new volunteers. Volunteers wanting a specific position would be put in contact with the appropriate chair. Maintain database of volunteers (including all current volunteers, their positions, etc.) The volunteer coordinator could also be utilized by National/regional specialty groups. If you are interested in being a volunteer or if your committee needs additional volunteers please contact Heather. And Thanks to all of our volunteers!- I am available to help anyone anytime just drop me an e-mail at [email protected] or call at 815-325-5908.
Treasurer’s Report Dec 31, 2011 Balance Sheet ASSETS Current Assets Checking/Savings Chase Bank-Checking 3,766.73 Chase Bank-Savings African Stock Project 1,768.41 Archive Maintenance 111.51 Contingency Fund 44,633.36 Public Education Program 247.42 National Specialty Reserve 583.93 Rescue Fund 13,231.75 Total Chase Bank-Savings 60,576.38 Total Checking/Savings 64,343.11 Other Current Assets Petty Cash - Bulletin Board 250.00 Total Other Current Assets 250.00 Total Current Assets 64,593.11 Fixed Assets Equipment Club Projector 472.49 Total Equipment 472.49 Total Fixed Assets 472.49 Other Assets National Specialty Advance National Specialty Advance-2012 7,670.00 Total National Specialty Advance 7,670.00 Total Other Assets 7,670.00 TOTAL ASSETS 72,735.60 LIABILITIES & EQUITY Equity Opening Bal Equity 22,259.76 Retained Earnings 50,385.82 Net Income 90.02
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Treasurer’s Profit and Loss – December 31, 2011 Ordinary Income/Expense Income Native Stock Application 100.00 Contributions Purina Parent Club Partnership 309.24 Total Contributions 309.24 Dog Show Supported Entries 39.00 African Stock Project 22.00 Book Sales 52.00 Judges/Public Education(Income) Basenji Coloring Book Income 20.00 Total Judges/Public Education (Income) 20.00 Membership (Income) Affiliated Club Dues 475.00 Membership Dues 14,788.39 Membership Application Fee/Dues 813.00 Total Membership (Income) 16,076.39 Breeders’ Webpage 2,125.00 National Specialty Income National Specialty Profit 0.00 National Specialty Income 2011 NS-2011 DVD Shipping Income 306.46 NS-2011 DVD Sales 3,470.00 National Specialty Income 2011 - Other 40,423.34 Total National Specialty Income 2011 44,199.80 National Specialty Income-2010 NS-2010 Calendar Sales 225.00 NS-2010 DVD Sales 202.00…