Minnesota, USA

Officers & Contacts

Jesi Foster


Jesi brought her first Vizsla, Rowan, home in 2009. She now has four Vizslas. She’s been a member of TCVC since 2009 and is active in several venues with her dogs – conformation, rally, agility, and sometimes will dabble in hunt tests. She has served in several roles since joining, holding seats on the board and the Newsletter Editor. She currently is co-chair of the Website committee along with being elected President. When not at a show or trial, she can be found constantly picking up dog toys or asking “What’s in your mouth?!?”

Todd Otten


Todd and his wife Missy got their first Vizsla in 2008. He became an active member of TCVC in 2017. They currently have 4 Vizslas and are active in Conformation, Hunt Tests, Field trials, and upland bird Hunting. You will typically find them in a bird field on the weekends, watching their dogs.

Jill Hoffbeck


Bio pending

Paul Hussa


Bio pending

Lois Almendinger


Lois brought her first Vizsla home in 2000 and five others have followed. She currently has two boys – Sam almost 14 1/2 and Pfizer 7 1/2. She joined TCVC shortly obtaining her first Vizsla. Over the years she has served the club as a board member, club officer and on a variety of club committees. She has especially enjoyed working on the hunt test committee and helped the club grow that event over the years. She has also been on committees for the club when we hosted/co-hosted national events. She looks forward to another year of TCVC events and the opportunity of working with a wonderful board, but mostly our wonderful club and its members.

Karla Bachmann


Bio pending

Melissa Lepsch


Melissa has been involved in the dog world since 2003, and got her first vizsla, Micah, in 2005. She quickly fell in love with the breed and has titled dogs in agility, obedience, rally, conformation, lure coursing, and hunt tests. She currently has four Vizslas and focuses on conformation and hunt tests.

Committee Chairs

Awards:  Paul Hussa

Banquet:  Paul Hussa

Breeder Referral:  Jason Breeggemann

Breed Rescue:  Julie Cohn and Rebecca Bachman

Education/Field Training/Versatility:  Beth Nash

Federation:  Todd Otten

Fun Day:  Open

Fund Raising: Open

Historian: Gail Moriarty

Hunt Test: Todd Otten

Newsletter: Open

Specialty Shows: Jill Hoffbeck

Sunshine: Kathie Hartmann

Website: Jesica Foster and Missy Otten

Interested in giving back?

The committee chairs are always looking for club members to join their team! Contact the committee chair for more information. If a committee is open, ask at the next meeting or contact us for more information!