|99-02-45||Passed||I, CAROLE ZAMPERINI, MOVE to remove the motion 98-09-24 from the table and place it on the floor for discussion. Second: GIBSON|
|99-02-47||Passed||I, CAROL ZAMPERINI, MOVE that PCA send a complimentary subscription to PULI NEWS to the Secretary of the Puli Breed in Hungary. Second: GIBSON|
|99-03-48||Passed||I, CAROL ZAMPERINI, MOVE that PCA send a complimentary subscription to PULI NEWS to the Secretary of the Puli Breed in Hungary. Second: GIBSON|
|99-03-50||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America establish a Members’ Education Committee for the purpose of developing an educational program for presentation at National Specialties and compiling educational material which may be made available to members at a cost sufficient to cover printing, postage and related charges. Second: MCCONNELL|
|99-04-52||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board approve the request of Anita Ritenour, Trophy Coordinator, to purchase 180 silver medallions to be awarded at National Specialties. SECONDS: Belanger, Lawrence, McLane & Merchant|
|99-05-53||Passed||I, PATTY ANSPACH, MOVE to accept Cathy Pronzini’s proposal to create a Versatile Puli Award, said award to be granted based upon the requirements stated in her proposal to the Board. SECONDS: McConnell and Giancaterino. Amendment to Motion 99-05-53: The first level was amended by Patty Anspach to include three points from any of the 5 categories. All other level to remain as printed. Award must be applied for in writing to Cathy Pronzini. Patty Giancaterino seconded motion and all were in favor.|
|99-05-54||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Board accept the offer from Nancy Kelly to establish the Bartok Challenge Trophy for High in Trial Puli at the National Specialty, subject to the terms stated in her proposal to the Board. SECONDS: Anspach, Giancaterino & McLane|
|99-06-55||Passed||I , Patty Anspach , move we change Standing Rule 39 to read :
The Speciality rotation , starting in 2000 , will be as follows :
The configuration of the Regions is as follows :
East : Connecticut , D. C. , Delaware , Florida , Georgia , Maine , Massachusetts , Maryland , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New York , North Carolina , Pennsylvania , Rhode Island , South Carolina , Vermont , Virginia and West Virginia .
Middle : Alabama , Arkansas , Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kentucky , Louisiana , Michigan , Minnesota , Mississippi , Missouri , Ohio , Oklahoma , Tennessee , Texas and Wisconsin .
West : Alaska , Arizona , California , Colorado , Hawaii , Idaho , Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota , Oregon , South Dakota , Utah , Washington and Wyoming .
Bids for a Speciality from the designated region are due to be submitted to the National Speciality Advisor at least two  months before the Annual Board Meeting , with a minimum of three years in advance of the designated year . If no bid is received from the designated region , that year will be open to any other region . The National Speciality Advisor will investigate all bids and furnish the Board with recommendations .
Those interested in hosting a National Speciality should contact the National Speciality Advisor at the earliest possible time . The National Speciality Advisor will offer any assistance needed in formatting the bid and continue with any support needed .
A notice should appear in Puli News apprising the membership of the region that is next in line for a National . This should run in the Speciality issue .
|99-06-56||Passed||I, CAROL ZAMPERINI, MOVE that the Board ask Patty Giancaterino to keep and maintain a current membership list and supply this list, either in the form of labels or in the form of a paper list to the Treasurer, the Editor of Puli News, and to others as directed by the Board. Second: Patty Anspach 6/99|
|99-06-57||Passed||I, SUSAN McCONNELL, MOVE to rescind Motion 98-10-42, which mandates “a program identical to the Judges’ Education Program, without the hands-on portion, be held for the membership at National Specialties.” Second: Sherry Gibson 6/99|
|99-07-58||Passed||I, Patricia B. Giancaterino, make a motion that Don Gold may represent the
Puli Club of America for the breed information booth to be held at the St.
Jude Showcase of Dogs in October. The breed information packet will be
available to handout. The expense of making copies ($75.00 approx) will
be covered by the club. A receipt will be forwarded to the treasurer for
payment. Second: Sherry Gibson 7/99
|00-01-08||Passed 2/2000||I, STEVE LAWRENCE, MOVE that PCA appropriate up to $200 for conformation reports from AKC which would include full-year statistics for 1999 on the top 12 Pulik in number of Pulik defeated in breed Competition, and number of dogs defeated in Group and Best in Show competition. SECOND(S): Connery, Schickedanz, McLane & Merchant|
|00-01-09||Passed 2/2000||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the PCA Board allot a budget of $300.00 to the Judges’ Education Committee to be used for expenses incurred in the production and dissemination of educational materials for approved and prospective puli judges.
SECOND(S): Connery, Schickedanz, McLane & Merchant
|00-02-10||Passed 4/2000||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board approve the Judges’ Education Seminar Outline presented in the February 2000 board letter. This outline is to be followed at all Judges’ Education Seminars which are approved by the Puli Club of America and a certificate of attendance is to be presented to all judges who attend one of these seminars in its entirety. If it is necessary to shorten the presentation due to time constraints, the presenter(s) should contact the Judges’ Education Committee for suggestions on how to shorten the presentation.
SECOND(S): Connery, Schickedanz, Lawrence, McLane, Ritenour 3/99
|00-02-11||Passed 4/2000||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America reimburse Patty Anspach for the expense of printing of a color booklet used in the Judges’ Education presentation at the AKC Advanced Herding Institute in Portland, Oregon, in September 1999, said expense verified by receipt in the amount of $255.51.
SECOND(S): Connery, Schickedanz, Lawrence, McLane, Ritenour 3/99
|00-03-12||Passed 4/2000||I, MIKE CONNERY, MOVE that the Board approve a $200 annual advance to the Corresponding Secretary. If expenses exceed this amount, additional funds may be allocated.
SECOND(S): Ritenour, Moen, McDaniel
|00-03-13||Passed 4/2000||I, JANE MCLANE, MOVE that the Outline of the Special Recognition Awards reported by Steve Lawrence and his committee be approved as presented.
SECOND(S): Moen, Connery, Schickedanz
|00-03-14||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the PCA Board approve the guidelines for the Breed Mentoring Program as presented by the JEC in the March 2000 board letter.
SECOND(S): McLane, Connery, Schickedanz, McDaniel 4/00
|00-05-15||Passed||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the board approve the recommendation to extend the definition of the Puli Club of America Versatile Puli award to include an additional Miscellaneous category, with Versatile Puli points earned as follows:
* Therapy Work — one VP point for 50 hours of service; two VP points for 100 hours; three VP points for 200 or more hours.
* Temperament Testing (the TT title from the American Temperament Testing Society) — one point
SECONDS: Ritenour, Connery 6/00
|00-05-16||Withdrawn||I , JANE MCLANE, MOVE that a notice be put in Puli News asking for those
interestted to submit their names. Following this, PCA Board will suggest
the chair or co-chair persons.
Motion withdrawn by Jane McLane, 6/00
|00-05-17||Withdrawn||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Board publish in Puli News a request for persons interested in working on the Puli Chronicle to make their interest known to the board and that a committee be selected by the board from the names submitted. This project is to be continued for at least two years, with a review of the project to be considered in the year 2002.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Connery 6/00
|00-05-18||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON MOVE that the board appoint a National Futurity Chairperson to serve as the coordinator for the Futurities to be held in conjunction with the 2001 and 2002 specialties. The role of this chairperson shall be to promote interest in the Futurity and to provide information and forms to breeders who wish to participate and to keep all records necessary for the holding of this event.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Connery 6/00
|00-05-19||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America include on its web page the pictures of any dogs eligible for inclusion in the Book of Titleholders, beginning with the title year 2000, provided the owner has paid the required fee for inclusion in the BOT. Any person who pays the required fee for publishing of their dog’s picture in the BOT shall also be entitled to have the same picture posted on the PCA website at no additional charge. Guidelines for submission and publishing of photos are to be formatted by the Web Page Committee and subject to board approval.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Connery 6/00
|00-05-20||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board advance Susan McConnell $210.00 to cover the costs of transportation and one night’s lodging to be incurred when presenting the PCA Judges’ Education Seminar to The Judges Education Association of Washington in November, 2000.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Connery 6/00
|00-06-22||Passed||I, CAROL ZAMPERINI, MOVE that the board combine the Book of Titleholders and the Puli Chronicle into one project and ask Patty Giancaterino to perform in the capacity of chairperson for such an endeavor.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Lawrence 7/00
|00-06-23||Withdrawn||I, CAROL ZAMPERINI, MOVE that whenever the board passes any motion, receives information, makes decisions, or has discussions that affect or involve a particular committee, the chairperson of that committee will receive a copy or at least notification of that board action or information.
SECONDS: Ritenour, Lawrence, Connery 7/00
|00-08-24||Passed||I, STEVE LAWRENCE, MOVE that motion #96-38 be rescinded.
|00-08-25||Passed||I, JOE MERCHANT, MOVE that the board advance Sherry Gibson the amount of $275.00 for estimated expenses to be incurred during the seminar in Pennsylvania.
SECOND: Mike Connery
|01-01-34||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Judges’ Education Committee be alloted a budget of $500.00 for the year 2001, to be sent to the co-chairs as follows: $400.00 to Susan McConnell and $100.00 to Sherry Gibson.
SECONDS: SCHICKEDANZ, CONNERY 02/01
|01-02-35||Passed||I, JOE MERCHANT, MOVE that the PCA sponsor all-breed agility events run by the Wild Weavers of Ohio with dates, times, location and other details directed by that group under the direction of the PCA appointed chair and committee.
SECOND: GIBSON 2/01
|00-03-37||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE TO TABLE MOTION 00-11-32 until the Board, with guidance from AKC, resolves the question of what constitutes a Standing Rule and what, if any, action needs to be taken with regard to the current list of Standing Rules which was last updated in 1991.
SECOND: J. MOEN, S. SCHICKEDANZ 4/01
|01-04-38||Passed||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Board forward a request to the Members Education Committee to conduct a study to research currently known scientific facts and historical data about coat color of the Puli, including more recent facts and findings that may have surfaced. The Committee will produce a paper documenting this information, providing any necessary interpretation, and optionally may include a recommendation to the Board about any suggested further action.” The Board’s request is documented more fully in the attachment titled “Charter for Puli Coat Color Study.” The Board also requests the Committee to sponsor a list of “Interested Parties” who, as members of the PCA, wish to forward information to the Committee and wish to receive frequent updates on progress and issues. This will allow wider participation in the process.
SECOND: S. GIBSON 4/01
Attachment: Charter for Puli Coat Color Study
The PCA Board requests that the Members Education Committee conduct a study to research currently known scientific facts and historical data about coat color of the Puli, including more recent facts and findings that may have surfaced. Specifically, the study should:
· Document and precisely describe all known Puli coat colors, starting with those in all Breed Standards, but including common colors not recognized in any Standards. Pictures would help to explain, but the written language must clearly communicate what a color really means.
|01-04-39||Passed||I, JANE MCLANE, MOVE that the chairman of a standing PCA Committee be included in final discussions of matters directly involving the work of their committee so that input from them can be significantly appreciated prior to a decision being made by the PCA Board of Directors. (This communication could be by means of an appointed liason from the Board for the particular issue and committee.) The chairman would offer input, suggestions and ideas but the final decision would be that of the PCA Board.
SECOND: S. GIBSON 4/01
|01-04-40||Passed||I, STEPHEN LAWRENCE, MOVE to AMEND Motion 01-03-36 by deleting the last two sentences of that motion.
SECOND: S. GIBSON 4/01
|01-04-41||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America hold a Regional Specialty in Franklin, Tennessee, in conjunction with the Tullahoma Kennel Club and the Nashville Kennel Club four day cluster of dog shows on March 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2002, in accordance with the proposal submitted by the Puli People of the Southeast as printed in the April Board Mailing.
SECOND: CONNERY 5/01
|01-04-42||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board approve the request of the Puli News Editor and take the necessary actions required for the Puli Club of America to become a member organization of the Veterinary Medical Data Base at an annual cost of $100.00.
SECOND: CONNERY, SCHICKEDANZ 5/01
|01-04-43||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board approve the revised PCA Mentors’ Guidelines to be in compliance with the Guidelines for Mentors published by the American Kennel Club.
SECOND: CONNERY, SCHICKEDANZ 5/01
|01-05-44||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the board accept Anita Ritenour’s resignation as chairperson of the Web Page Committee and appoint Jim Moen to serve as chairperson on an interim basis until the vacancy is published in Puli News.
SECOND: MERCHANT 6/01
|01-05-45||I, SANDRA SCHICKEDANZ, MOVE that the PCA Board appoint Irma Fertl as Futurity Chairperson effective immediately.
SECOND: GIBSON 5/01
|01-06-46||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Board establish a Standing Rules committee of at least three volunteers to study the Standing Rules issues under discussion, and to propose a solution to the Board that addresses the handling of future proposed Standing Rules, as well as any currently-approved motions passed by this or previous Boards that the committee believes should be incorporated into the list of PCA Standing Rules. This proposal will need to accommodate the recent AKC interpretation regarding membership voting on Standing Rules that affect membership.
SECOND: GIBSON 6/01
|01-06-47||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the PCA Board approve the PCA test website as published at < http://www.dnai.com/~jmoen/puliclub > as of 6/16/01 as a first draft of the official website of the Puli Club of America, subject to further revision and changes over time as requested by the PCA Board. This test website is to be published under the domain name registered by the Puli Club of America on a server approved by the PCA Board as soon as the necessary application(s) can be completed and fees paid.|
|01-06-48||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America, Inc., purchase the domain name < puliclub.org > and adopt this name as the name for our official web site.|
|01-06-49||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Puli Club of America approve hosting the PCA website on the service recommended by Jim Moen.|
|01-06-50||I, SHERRY GIBSON, MOVE that the Treasurer of PCA be authorized to complete the Booth Space Application Form to reserve booth space at the St. Jude Showcase of Dogs on October 12-14, 2001, and attach a check in the amount of $50.00 as a donation to St. Jude. The booth is to be manned by a group headed by Don Gold of Memphis, Tennessee. Don’s group may submit receipts for decorations and supplies for the booth to be reimbursed by PCA, not to exceed $50.00.|
|01-07-51||Passed||I, JOE MERCHANT, MOVE that Patty Anspach be accepted as PCA Specialty Advisor. SECOND: Carol Zamperini|
|01-08-52||Passed||I, SHERRY GIBSON MOVE to amend Motion 01-06-49 by deleting the second sentence. SECOND: Mike Connery|
|01-08-53||Passed||I, MIKE CONNERY, MOVE to rescind Motion 96-39. SECOND by Joe Merchant.|
|01-08-54||Passed||I, SUSAN MCDANIEL, MOVE that the Board of Directors of the Puli Club of America publish all titles and all High in Trial and Best in Show wins received by pulis in a given year, whether or not they are owned by members of the Puli Club of America. When offered, an award shall be presented to pulis owned or co-owned by PCA members. A letter of congratulations will be sent to puli owners who are non-members. This motion applies to AKC events only.
SECOND: Jane McLane
|01-08-55||Passed||I, STEVE LAWRENCE, MOVE that the cash award for Nick Jacobson be $100.00. SECOND: Sherry Gibson|
|2001 AnnMtg||Passed Sep 2001||I, SUSAN McCONNELL, MOVE to define the Web Page Committee as a Standing Committee. Second: GEBHARDT|
|2001 AnnMtg||Passed Sep 2001||I, BARBARA HALL, MOVE to define the Members Education Committee as a Standing Committee. Second: GEBHARDT|
|01-10-01||Passed Sep 2001||I, DENISE BORIS, MOVE that the Board appoint a Special Committee to review the PCA By-laws, for the purpose of recommending changes to sections that may have become out of date; the proposed revisions will be submitted to PCA membership for their approval. Volunteers to serve on this committee will be solicited in Puli News. Second: CONNERY|
|01-10-02||Passed Sep 2001||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that the Corresponding Secretary be designated to provide official notification and written contracts from the PCA to the Conformation Judges who were selected to judge at the 2002 Specialty at Purina Farms. Second: CONNERY|
|01-10-03||Passed Dec 2001||I, MIKE CONNERY, MOVE that the Board of Directors approve a budget in the amount of $6500 for Puli News. Second: LAWRENCE, SCHICKEDANZ|
|01-10-04||Passed Jan 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the new PCA Board installed September 13, 2001, reappoint all committee chairs who express willingness to continue in their positions. Second: KELLY|
|01-10-05||Passed Apr 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA sponsor an all-breed agility trail June 22-23, 2002, to be run by the Wild Weavers of Ohio agility club. Joe Merchant will work with that club regarding location and other details and will coordinate with the PCA Agility Chair as needed. Second: GIBSON|
|02-01-07||Passed Mar 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Board approve funds to allow the Membership Coordinator each year to download monthly New Title reports from the AKC web site. It is noted this will result in a savings from the current manual reports PCA is purchasing from AKC. Second: GIBSON|
|02-02-08||Passed Mar 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Puli Club of America accept the proposal forwarded by Patty Anspach from Purina Farms and the Incredible Dog Challenge to move our Conformation, Obedience and related activities, scheduled for Friday-Saturday 9/27-9/28 at our 2002 National and Regional Specialties, from Purina Farms to our hotel, Ramada Inn. The Incredible Dog Challenge has offered us a $5,000 gift for our inconvenience. This will allow us to provide a tent to cover outdoor activities and keep the remaining $1,400 to help pay for overall Specialty expenses. Second: GIBSON|
|02-02-09||Passed Apr 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Puli Club of America Board authorize payment of funds for the reprinting of the Illustrated Guide used for the Judges Education program. The cost of 400 copies is estimated to be approximately $385. Second: RITENOUR|
|02-02-10||Passed Jun 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Puli Club of America disband the current BOT subcommittee (as requested by them) and authorize display of BOT new titleholder information on the PCA web site. All Pulis receiving new AKC titles will be listed (information provided from an existing AKC web report). New titles appearing in Puli News will be listed after they are printed there. Pictures of the dog will be shown if the owner pays the additional “BOT” fee (currently $10), as authorized by motion 00-05-19 (see August 2000 issue of Puli News). If the owner also submits pedigree information, that will be displayed. PCA and its webmasters will not attempt to research or verify the pedigree information. Second: RITENOUR|
|02-03-11||Passed May 2002||I, MARLA WILLIAMS, MOVE that the PCA accept the offer by Purina to participate in the Purina Parent Club Program, publish information about the program in Puli News and establish a Donor Advised Fund with the Canine Health Foundation, so that CHF will match these funds 100% based on their guidelines. This program allows Breeders Plan members to submit weight circle points on behalf of PCA, earning PCA $10 for every $100 worth of points. Second: KELLY|
|02-05-12||Passed Sep 2002||I, STEPHEN LAWRENCE, MOVE that PCA approve the attendance of Patty Anspach (Specialty Advisor) and Sherry Gibson (PCA President) at the AKC Parent Club Conference in Ohio, in October, 2002. Second: MOEN|
|02-07-13||Passed Jul 2002||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that the Puli Club of America accept the proposal from Nancy Guagenti to hold the National Specialty in Bardstown, Kentucky, in the 3rd week of October, 2003. Nancy will be Show Chair. Second: WILLIAMS|
|02-07-14||Passed Jul 2002||I, STEPHEN LAWRENCE, MOVE that the Puli Club of America support the 2002 AKC Invitational in Orlando, Florida, with a club booth, Best of Breed medallion and a catalog ad. Second: KELLY|
|02-07-15||Passed Jul 2002||I, Nancy Kelly, MOVE that the Puli Club of America support the Puli entry at the Tullahoma KC shows in March, 2003, with a funding advance of $400. Second: CONNERY|
|02-10-16||Passed Sep 2002||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA advance $150 to fund the work of the Corresponding Secretary for the rest of her term. Second: WILLIAMS|
|02-10-17||Passed Sep 2002||I, SANDY SCHICKEDANZ, MOVE that PCA ask AKC to provide PCA with a userid to access the new AKC Online Event Management System. Second: STADELMAN|
|02-10-18||Passed Sep 2002||I, MARLA WILLIAMS, MOVE that PCA reimburse Mike Connery $80 to cover wire charges. Second: SCHICKEDANZ|
|02-10-19||Passed Sep 2002||I, SUSAN SANMANN, MOVE that PCA grant $8,000 to fund Puli News for the next year. Second: KELLY (Rec. Secty note: Not sure which Board member actually made this motion.)|
|02-10-20||Passed Sep 2002||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA fund the Color Study $200 as requested in Linore Cleveland’s report. Second: CONNERY|
|02-10-21||Passed Sep 2002||I, JAME MOEN, MOVE that PCA post a Guidelines/Checklist form on the PCA website for the convenience of people organizing a Supported Entry show. Second: CONNERY|
|02-10-22||Passed Sep 2002||I, MIKE CONNERY, MOVE that PCA send a letter of support to the OESCA regarding publishing of total group points in the Awards section of the AKC Gazette. Second: KELLY|
|02-10-23||Passed Sep 2002||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA approve Joe Merchant’s proposal that PCA sponsor an all-breed Agility Trial to be run by Wild Weavers of Ohio. Second: RITENOUR|
|02-10-24||Passed Sep 2002||I, ANITA RITENOUR, MOVE that PCA appoint those individuals who had already volunteered to serve on the Nominating Committee (Ted Lawson, Jane McLane and Mike Connery, with Ruth Boatright and Susan McDaniel as alternates). Second: DAVIDSON|
|02-10-25||Passed Sep 2002||I, CHRISTIE DAVIDSON, MOVE that PCA fund up to $200 to Pat Giancaterino and Alex Davis to replace their personal printers, which were used to print the new-format BOT publications. Second: WILLIAMS|
|02-10-26||Passed Sep 2002||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA accept Jim Johnson’s offer to volunteer to conduct a one-time audit of PCA’s books. Second: SCHICKEDANZ|
|2002 AnnMtg||Passed Sep 2002||I, NANCY GUAGENTI, MOVE that Melinda Peters be put in charge of establishing and running contests for logos for the PCA club and, each year if requested by the Specialty Chair, for that year’s National Specialty. Melinda will work with the Puli News editor to ensure the new logo is compatible with the PCA newsletter. Second: ANSPACH|
|2002 AnnMtg||Passed Sep 2002||I, BARBARA EDWARDS, MOVE that the PCA establish a Constitution and By-laws review committee, headed by Rob Sky, who will select other members. Second: BOATRIGHT|
|02-12-27||Passed Jan 2003||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the PCA Board approve changes to the “Puli Club of America’s Guidelines for a National Specialty Show” as developed by Specialty Advisor Patty Anspach and modified by the Board, which are as follows:
Summary: The judge selection process will consist of two steps: in the first round, members will nominate up to two judges. This will narrow the list to the top-ten nominees. In the second round, members will rank their preferred top-three judges, and the resulting tally will rank the judges from one to ten. (In case of a tie at any level in either the nomination round or the final voting, the Board will break the tie.) Judges will be contacted and invited to judge, starting with the judge receiving the highest ranking, and proceeding down the list as necessary.
(Remaining details of this motion were printed in Puli News)
|03-02-29||Passed Oct 2003||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA establish the ability to collect payments to PCA using the PayPal web-based system. J. Moen, as Web Chair, will work with appropriate officers and committee chairs to ensure the appropriate procedures and processes are in place before payments via PayPal will be accepted. In particular, membership dues must be handled in a way to ensure PCA reliably maintains an up to date record of members in good standing, Puli News mailing lists are properly updated, etc. PayPal fees will be borne by those using PayPal to pay PCA.|
|03-02-30||Passed Sep 2003||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA develop a pilot use of shopping-reference fundraising on the PCA web site. J. Moen, as Web Chair, will select an “efundraising” company for the pilot, will set up the web links and will work with the Treasurer to have monthly commission checks deposited in the PCA bank account. Jim will report back results to the Board after 6 months and again after one year, at which time the Board will decide whether to continue the activity. It is understood PCA will make no commitments to the fundraising company, and can terminate the activity at any time. Second: KELLY|
|03-05-32||Passed Sep 2003||I, SANDRA SCHICKEDANZ, MOVE to accept the offer from Zach and Deb Stadelman to donate a challenge trophy to be awarded to the breeder of the grand futurity winner at each National Specialty. Second: MOEN|
|03-05-33||Passed Sep 2003||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the Board approve the 1-day all-breed agility trial in Bardstown, KY on Sunday, October 19, 2003, as recommended by PCA’s Agility Chair. Second: SCHICKEDANZ|
|03-05-34||Passed Oct 2003||I, MARLA WILLIAMS, MOVE that the Trophy budget for all events at the National Specialty, including any supported entry or Regional shows done at the same time, be raised to $5000.00. This will include all money from trophy donations. Second: KELLY|
|03-05-35||Passed Oct 2003||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA annually purchase Officers and Directors Insurance. Initially, PCA should purchase the coverage offered by AKC’s Club Services, starting with the middle level of coverage ($500,000 limit), which AKC currently offers for $545/year.|
|03-09-36||Passed Sep 2003||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that voting on the logo contest be suspended, pending discussion at the Annual Meeting in Bardstown regarding various issues raised by the membership. Second: JOHNSON|
|03-09-37||Passed Sep 2003||I, SANDRA SCHICKEDANZ, MOVE that the PCA approve Joe Merchant’s proposal that PCA sponsor an all-breed Agility Trial during the month of March, 2004, with the Wild Weavers of Ohio, LTD as the superintendent and working the trial. Joe will keep PCA’s Agility Chair informed about the trial. Second: MOEN|
|03-09-38||Passed Sep 2003||I, PENNY JOHNSON, MOVE that PCA support the Puli entry at the Tullahoma KC Saturday show in March, 2004, in Franklin, Tennessee, with a funding advance of $200. Second: STADELMAN|
|03-10-39||Passed Oct 2003||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA advance $500 to the Rescue Committee. Requests for further expenses should be submitted to the Board. Second: JOHNSON|
|03-10-40||Passed Oct 2003||I, PENNY JOHNSON, MOVE that PCA reimburse Don Gold for the cost of booth fees incurred at the Memphis St. Judes Showcase of Dogs. Second: STADELMAN|
|03-10-41||Passed Oct 2003||I, MIKE CONNERY, MOVE that the 2004 PCA National Specialty be held in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, in conjunction with the 4-day “Old Fort Wayne Cluster” held from October 28th through 31st, 2004, as outlined in the Specialty Advisor’s proposal. Second: JOHNSON|
|03-10-42||Passed Oct 2003||I, PENNY JOHNSON, MOVE that PCA reimburse Jim Moen for the amount of the AKC late filing fee for the Agility Trial held in Bardstown. Second: CONNERY|
|03-10-43||PASSED Oct03||I, DEB STADELMAN, MOVE that Puli News be budgeted for 2004 the same amount as for 2003; also that PCA pay the current Puli News bill of approximately $1,800 (caused by certain extraordinary expenses), the exact amount to be documented by the Puli News Editor. Second: Nancy Kelly.|
|03-10-44||PASSED Oct03||I, PAT GIANCATERINO, MOVE that the balance in the Book of Titleholders bank account be turned over to the PCA Treasurer. Second: Penny Johnson.|
|03-11-45||PASSED Jan 04||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA approve Joe Merchant’s proposal for PCA to sponsor an all-breed Agility Trial in Ohio to be held June 18, 19 and 20, 2004, with the Wild Weavers of Ohio as the superintendent and working the trial. Joe will keep PCA’s Agility Chair informed about the trial. SECOND: Ritenour 11/03|
|03-11-46||PASSED Jan 04||I, SUSI SZEREMY, MOVE that “Puli News” include language on its Breeder Information page which stipulates that Breeder Information page subscribers must be PCA members effective January 1, 2004. SECOND: Moen 11/03|
|03-11-47||Amended PASSED Feb 04||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that the PCA Board establish a committee to develop and recommend a new PCA logo, guided by the motion passed by membership at the 2004 Annual Meeting “that PCA hire a professional artist to produce a permanent logo for PCA.” The committee should consist of members who must regularly deal with the logo. The committee should first refine PCA’s logo specifications that were developed for the logo contest in 2003. This motion authorizes a payment to the artist of up to $500; if more is needed, the committee should make that request to the board. When the committee’s proposal is ready (no later than June 1st, 2004), they will present their proposed logo(s) to the Board. If that proposal is approved, then a ballot will be published in Puli News asking membership to vote to adopt a proposed logo or retain the current logo. SECOND: Ritenour (1/2004)|
|03-12-48||PASSED Feb 04||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA add the President of PCA as a second signature approved for the purpose of signing PCA checks if for some reason the Treasurer is not able to do so. Second: MOEN (12/2003)|
|03-12-49||Amended PASSED Feb 04||I, Stephen Lawrence, Move that
a) Conformation Judges for Regional PCA Specialties held in conjunction with the National would be selected from the National Specialty Judge’s ballot, as they have been, with a fee cap of $400 plus expenses. A judge who cannot agree to this fee cap would be bypassed and the next judge on the list would be selected. Judges other than Conformation Judges would be selected by the show committee.
b) Judges for Regional PCA Specialties not held during the National Specialty weekend would be selected by the local Show Committee, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of PCA.
c) Judges for Specialties held by local Puli clubs (Pilgrim Puli Club, Puli Club of Connecticut, Puli Club of Northern California) are selected by the local Show Committee.
d) Motion 95-10 previously passed is hereby rescinded. ..
|04-01-01||PASSED Mar 2004||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA adopt the changes to the PCA Versatility Award that were proposed by Cathy Pronzini in her letter to the Board dated 1/5/2004. These changes include earning one Versatility Puli point for either the Therapy Dog International Registration test or the Temperament Test, and lowering the number of hours needed for actual Therapy Dog work (2 additional points for 150 hours, or 1 additional point for 50 hours work). Second: SZEREMY|
|04-02-02||PASSED Mar 2004||I, MARLA WILLIAMS, MOVE that we appoint Michael Rohe to fill the position of Corresponding Secretary due to the death of the elected Corresponding Secretary Patty Giancaterino. Second: KOCSONDY (2/2004)|
|04-02-03||PASSED May 2004||I, STEPHEN LAWRENCE, MOVE that the PCA Health Committee investigate the feasibility of establishing a Canine Health Information Certificate (CHIC) in conjunction with the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals, and that the Health Committee propose standard criteria for the awarding of this Certificate, and furthermore investigate an additional certificate to be awarded to Pulik who pass all required CHIC testing, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of PCA. Second: MOEN (2/2004)|
|04-02-04||PASSED May 2004||I, SUSI SZEREMY, MOVE that the position of Membership Coordinator be created in the Puli Club of America. The job description is as follows: (full description printed in February 2004 Board Letter). Second: MOEN (2/2004)|
|04-03-05||PASSED May 2004||I, DEB STADELMAN, MOVE that a new trophy, named the MI-TONKA Perpetual Trophy in memory of Patricia B. Giancaterino be instituted beginning in 2004. This trophy is to be awarded to the Best Bred by Exhibitor Puli at the National Specialty. Since the trophy is a Perpetual Trophy, it will be awarded at the Annual Dinner to the recipient judged Best Bred By. The winner of the trophy will receive a commemorative trophy or cash award to be determined by the trophy committee on an annual basis. The perpetual trophy will remain in the possession of PCA, and will be on display at the National Specialty each year. The name of the Best Bred By and owner will be engraved on the trophy on an annual basis. Second: WILLIAMS (3/2004)|
|04-04-06||WITH-DRAWN Aug 2004||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that the Specialty for 2005 be held in conjunction with the Clark County All-Breed show in Ohio the second weekend of October 2005. See August 2004 Board Letters. It was determined there was no official bid from Ohio.|
|04-04-07||PASSED Sep 2004||I, Stephen Lawrence, MOVE that the 2005 National Specialty be held as specified in the bid submitted by the Puli Club of Northern California.|
|04-05-08||PASSED Aug 2004||I, MICHAEL ROHE, MOVE that the position of AKC Gazette Columnist be filled by Tom Motter. Second: MOEN|
|04-05-09||PASSED Aug 2004||I, DEBBIE STADELMAN, MOVE that the 2004 National Specialty be dedicated in memory of Patti Giancaterino. Second: MOEN.|
|04-05-10||PASSED Aug 2004||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA grant the PCA Agility Chair the authority to approve PCA-sponsored all-breed agility trials, except those held in conjunction with the PCA National Specialty (those will continue to require direct Board approval). The PCA Agility Chair will inform the Board at least a week before an application is sent to AKC. The term of this authority will be through the 2005 Annual Meeting, and should be re-considered by the Board every two years thereafter.|
|04-07-11||PASSED Sep 2004||I, MICHAEL ROHE, MOVE that the Board establish a trial web page, for a period of 6 months, with the purpose of communicating issues under discussion by the Board, and to provide for feedback, by making improvements to the current email capability on the club’s website. Board processes should be implemented to ensure there are ongoing, timely updates of issues discussed. The Board will review the value of having this web page, upon completion of its 6 month trial, to decide if it should become a permanent feature on the PCA website. Second: MOEN.|
|04-07-12||PASSED Sep 2004||I, SUSI SZEREMY, MOVE that the Puli Club of America purchase a trophy/plaque to be named “The Houck Memorial Rescue Trophy” in honor of those individuals who have exhibited uncommon generosity toward rescue Pulik. Plaque Criteria: Individuals who wish to honor their deceased rescue, pet and/or showdog Puli may submit the name of their dog to be inscribed on the trophy along with a pledge fee of $50 and the cost of engraving. This pledge fee will be donated in full to the Puli Rescue Fund to offset the costs of Puli Rescue. Engraving fees will be charged to the donor at cost (since this cost will vary depending on the length of the name and inscription. Inscription will be limited to the name of the dog and the name of the donor. There will be no limit to the number of donors per year, and base units may be added to the trophy as needed. The trophy/plaque will be displayed at each Puli Club of America National Specialty.|
|04-07-13||PASSED Aug 2004||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA offers Commemorative Medallions at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship show for Best of Breed (gold medallion), Best of Opposite Sex (silver medallion), and Best Bred-by Exhibitor (bronze medallion) at a total cost of $75.00. Second: Moen|
|04-07-14||PASSED Aug 2004||I, NANCY KELLY, MOVE that PCA have a booth at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship to present our breed to the public at the annual show in Tampa on January 15 & 16, 2005. The contact person is to be determine and will be provided to AKC no later than Aug. 23, 2004. Second: Moen|
|04-09-14a||PASSED Nov 2004||I, NANCY KELLY, move that PCA support the Puli entry at the Tullahoma KC for Friday, March 11th and Saturday, March 12th, 2005, in Franklin, TN with a funding in advance of $200. SECOND: Johnson (9/04)|
|04-10-15||PASSED Nov 2004||I, Barbe Pessina MOVE that PCA adopt the following Committee Guideline to replace the so-called Standing Rule # 39: The Specialty Advisor will place a notice in the December issue of Puli News requesting bids for the National Specialty to be held two years after the next National Specialty. Bids will be entertained from any area of the country, and must be received prior to July 15 of the following year. All bids must adhere to the Specialty Guidelines in planning format and all bids must be submitted with complete information to be acceptable. The Specialty Advisor will review the bids to be sure that they are complete and present same to the Board with his/her recommendations by August 31st. In the event that no bid is received by July 15th, the Specialty Advisor and his/her committees will obtain two or more alternate sites to be presented to the Board as per the guidelines. A decision on the Specialty location will be made by the Board following discussion at the Annual Board and membership meetings, and after fair consideration of the wishes of the full membership body.|
|04-10-15 continued||In the event of competing bids, consideration will be given to bids from regions which have not recently hosted a Specialty. Second: Kocsondy.|
|2004 AnnMtg||PASSED Oct 2004||I, Carolyn Nusbickle, MOVE that the results of the National Specialty be printed in Puli News. Second: Joe Merchant.|
|2004 AnnMtg||PASSED Oct 2004||I, Joe Merchant, MOVE that PCA vote on judges three years in advance. Second: Patty Anspach.|
|04-11-16||PASSED Mar 2005||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA adopt the proposed changes to the calculation of PCA’s Annual Agility Top Ten list, described as Proposal One in the letter of October 26, 2004, submitted by Agility Chair Cathy Pronzini. Second: Stadelman.|
|04-11-17||PASSED Mar 2005||I, Michael Rohe, MOVE that the PCA membership application process be modified, to allow the applicant to be assigned ‘provisional status’ immediately upon review by the board. During this period, the provisional applicant will enjoy all the benefits of an Associate Member, including subscription to Puli News. After the normal waiting period and publication of the applicant’s name in Puli News, and in the absence of feedback which would cause the application to be rejected, the applicant will automatically become a full member and enjoy all rights and privileges. Second: Kelly.|
|05-01-01||PASSED Mar 2005||I, S. Szeremy, MOVE that the Board approve the letter dated December 20, 2004, drafted by the JEC regarding Puli grooming, to be sent to the Judges newsletter. Second: Kocsondy.|
|05-01-02||PASSED May 2005||I, Barbe Pessina, MOVE that the Puli Club of America sponsor four supported entries in regions (to be determined) across the country. These supported entries will be in regions other than the area of the country sponsoring the National in a given year, and may rotate to different areas based on member participation and input. Second: Lawrence.|
|05-03-03||PASSED Jun 2005||I, Zoltan Kocsondy MOVE that the PCA accept as a standing expenditure the actual cost of the annual Puli Booth Display at the St Jude’s Dog Program, not to exceed $100. Second: MOEN.|
|05-03-05||PASSED Jun 2005||I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA approve holding a one-day PCA-sponsored all-breed agility trial in conjunction with the 2005 PCA National Specialty. Second: RITENOUR.|
|05-04-07||PASSED Jun 2005||I, MICHAEL ROHE, MOVE that the position of editor of Puli News be filled by Alex Davis. Second: PESSINA.|
|05-09-10||PASSED Oct 2005||I, Nancy Kelly, MOVE that PCA have a booth each year at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship to present our breed to the public, and pay the then-current fee amount for Parent Club Medallions, subject to Board review. Second: MOEN.|
|05-09-11||PASSED Oct 2005||I, Zoltan Kocsondy MOVE that the PCA pursue the tax exempt status under IRS 501 (c) 4 and enlist the aid of a qualified attorney to accomplish this. Second: MOEN.|
|05-11-01||defeated june 06||I, James Moen, Move that PCA adopt the proposed changes to the Versatile Puli award calculation, as outlined in correspondence from Cathy Pronzini dated 2/23/05. Second: Marla Williams|
|05-11-02||passed Jan 06||I, Marla Williams, Move to accept the bid to hold the 2006 National Specialty in Knoxville, Tennessee as proposed by the Specialty Advisor. Second: S. Eniko Szeremy.|
|06-01-03||passed march 06||I, ALEX DAVIS, MOVE, that the revised criteria for Versatile Puli together with an explanation as to the changes are printed in the February 2006 edition of Puli News. Members are to be given until April 1st, 2006 to respond with suggestions, revisions or comments otherwise it will stand as printed in the August 2005 issue of Puli News. Second by: Marla Williams.|
|06-01-04||passed march 06||I, ALEX DAVIS, MOVE, that overseas members membership rates remains the same, however Puli News will be mailed at Surface Rate rather than First Class with effect from January 1st 2007. (Canadian members are excluded from this change) Overseas members will be given the choice of membership at $25 (single) $35 (household) or paying an additional $15 to receive their Puli News via Air Mail. This motion will need to be communicated to the membership by July 1st, 2006 and voted on at the Annual meeting unless it is felt that the choice of postage is not part of the membership fee and does not need the membership to vote on the change. Second by: Marla Williams|
|06-01-05||passed march 06||I, ALEX DAVIS, MOVE, that from January 1st, 2007 a subscription (for non-members) to Puli News be increased to cover the increased postage costs. Presently US subscription is $18 and overseas is $24. I propose that the US rises to $20 and Overseas to $30. Second by: Marla Williams|
|06-01-06||passed march 06||I, ALEX DAVIS, MOVE, that a sub committee is established to review the membership processes in other similar sized breed clubs. This committee needs to report back to the Board by June 1st, 2006 so that any changes could be reviewed and a decision made whether the changes are presented to the members by July 1st, 2006 and included in our revised rules. Second by Marla Williams.|
|06-01-07||passed march 06||I, BARBE PESSINA, MOVE that we accept the proposal for the 2007 National/Regional specialties as submitted by Carolyn Nusbickel Second by Dodie Atkins.|
|06-01-08||passed march 06||I, Barbara Pessina, MOVE that PCA authorize Sandy Schickendanz to act as our agent at the dog auction in Purdy, Missouri, on February 18, 2006. PCA should cover Sandy’s expenses for travel, etc. associated with this effort. PCA will provide Sandy with up to $3,500 in rescue funds to be used at her discretion to remove the 3 dogs from the auction situation. Sandy will act solely on behalf of PCA and not in concert with any other individual. Prior to making any bids on these dogs, Sandy should take an opportunity to observe them and determine whether they can be safely handled or not. If PCA is the successful bidder, Sandy should determine whether these temperaments are salvageable before incurring any veterinary costs. If she feels they are not, they are to be euthanized immediately.|
|06-02-09||passed april 06||I, Michael Rohe, MOVE that PCA reimburse Alex Davis $1132.29 for computer expenses incurred when she took over editorship of Puli News. Second by Marla Williams|
|06-02-10||passed april 06||I, Barbara Edwards, MOVE to send $500 to the Rabies Study in the name of PCA. Second by Dodie Atkins|
|06-02-11||passed april 06||I, James Moen, MOVE that the terms of motion 04-05-10 be extended two years, through the 2007 Annual Meeting. Second by Michael Rohe. Note: 04-05-10 reads as folows: I, JAMES MOEN, MOVE that PCA grant the PCA Agility Chair the authority to approve PCA-sponsored all-breed agility trials, except those held in conjunction with the PCA National Specialty (those will continue to require direct Board approval). The PCA Agility Chair will inform the Board at least a week before an application is sent to AKC. The term of this authority will be through the 2005 Annual Meeting, and should be re-considered by the Board every two years thereafter.|
|06-02-12||passed april 06||I, Barbe Pessina, MOVE, that the Delegates expenses be covered for the March and September meetings held in New York. This will include the reduced rate air fare (AKC program) and one night’s hotel stay in NY, as well as $35.00 per diem for one day for meals. This motion should be reviewed on an annual basis to determine that the input for these meetings justifies the costs involved. Second by Alex Davis|
|06-03-13||passed june 06||I, Michael Rohe, MOVE that the Board of PCA accept the proposal to bring the Club into compliance with a 501c4 tax status, employing the services of Mr. Edmund Sledzik, tax and dog club financial expert and retired IRS attorney. A 501c4 tax status allows the Club to claim exempt status retroactive to the original date of incorporation, January 28, 1959. Second By Zoltan Kocsondy|
|06-03-14||passed june 06||I, Michael Rohe, MOVE that the Board of PCA accept the proposal to move Rescue into a separate tax-exempt Foundation. The services of Mr. Edmund Sledzik should be employed. This would probably be a 501c3 or 501c4 foundation. Second By Zoltan Kocsondy|
|06-03-15||passed june 06||I, Susi Szeremy, move that the PCA Board vote on the previously identified items necessary to stock a traveling display kit by March 15 so that a budget can be created and items purchased before the fall of 2006. Second: Barb Edwards.|
|06-03-16||withdrawn||I, Marla Williams, move that we allow trophy sponsorship for any placement at the National and Regional Specialties. Second: Barbe Pessina.|
|06-03-17||passed april 06||I, Susi Szeremy, move that PCA spend $1320.00 in pre-paid advertising for one year in Dog Fancy. Ad to include logo and previously agreed upon one year in Dog Fancy. Ad to include logo and previously agreed upon wording; PCA Board to review additional or continued advertising at the end of one year. Second by Dodie Atkins|
|06-04-18||passed june 06||I, Barbara Edwards, move that DNA testing be available at all National Specialties. Second Marla Williams.|
|06-05-19||Passed annual meeting 06||I, Alex Davis, move that PCA offer a medallion for a Puli obtaining an AKC recognized title during the year. If the same dog receives more than one title in that year the further titles will be recognized by a “New Title” ribbon for subsequent titles”. Additional medallions may be purchased for the subsequent titles.|
|06-05-20||Passed July 06||I, Susi Szeremy, move that the job description for the position of Public include overseeing “Meet the Breed” venues, promoting the use of the “Traveling Display” kit; tracking its whereabouts and overseeing its condition; acting as liaison, if necessary, between the event coordinator and the board, and reporting to the Board annually.|
|06-05-21||withdrawn||I, Susi Szeremy, move that the Board of Directors make use of use of non-binding on-line straw polls to help manage board business. Further, I would also move that an informal “to do” list be issued every Monday morning via e-mail to indicate the time-line and/or urgency of items up before the board.|
|06-05-22||Passed July 06||I Zoltan Kocsondy, move we send Puli News $6,000 for 2006 & 2007, this is a June 1 to May 31st Budget. Second by Marla Williams|
|06-05-23||Passed July 06||I, Barbara Pessina, move that PCA cover the costs (approximately $125) of having new artwork prepared for supported entry trophies. Second by Marla Williams|
|06-05-24||Passed July 06||I, Barbe Pessina, move that written verification of OFA numbers for hips and patellas, as well as a CERF or Board Certified Canine Opthalmologists report on both sire and dam be provided to the editor of PN for inclusion of a separate litter listing in PN. Second by Zoltan Kocsondy|
|06-08-25||Passed annual meeting 06||I, Barbara Edwards, Move to accept the revisions to the Constitution and By-laws as written by the revision committee. Second By Penny Johnson|
|06-09-26||Passed annual meeting 06||I, James Moen, MOVE that on or before May 16, 2007, PCA engage a professional CPA firm to perform an audit of financial records of the Club through June 1, 2007, and to submit a written report to the Board for their meeting preceding the Annual Meeting in 2007, as required by article V, section 6, of the PCA Bylaws.|
|06-10-27||Passed annual meeting 06||I, JimMoen, move that the PN Editor be allowed to mail PN either by 1st or 2nd class, whichever method she deems best. Second by Dodie. passed|
|06-10-28||Passed annual meeting 06||I, Marla Williams, move to accept the C & BL as approved by the board of directors. The new C & BL is to be sent to each voting member for approval. Second by Susi – Motion Passed unanimously.|
|06-10-29||Passed annual meeting 06||I, Penny Johnson, Move that we increase the number of supported entries each year from 4 to 6. Second by Zolton. Motion passed unanimously.|
|06-12-30||Passed Dec 06||I, Susie Szeremy, move to approve the membership application with the approved changes. Penny second. Approved by all|
|06-12-31||Passed Dec 06||I, Barbe Pessina, Move to approve the Sponsorship form with the approved changes. Penny second. Approved by all|
|06-12-32||Passed Dec 06||I, Zolton Kocsondy, move to give Susie a $3500.00 budget to purchase items for a display board. Barbe second. Approved by all|
|07-04-33||Passed May 07||I, Barbe Pessina, move that we add a third category of membership to read as follows: 3. Lifetime member: Any person having rendered valuable service to the Club may be elected to Honorary membership by a vote of two-thirds of the Board of Directors. Open to individuals 18 years of age and older who pay no dues, but are entitled to all Club privileges, including the right to vote and hold office. Second by Michael|
|07-04-34||Passed May 07||I, Barbe Pessina, move that we accord the following long term members of PCA Lifetime membership status: Dee Rummel, Les Benis, Peg Stiff. Second by Michael|
|07-04-35||I, Michael Rohe , Move that the AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award be presented by the Puli Club of America to an active and valued member of the club who exemplifies the qualities of good sportsmanship as embodied in the AKC Code of Sportsmanship. Second by Marla|