Dr. David Schroepfer MFH (hon.)
The Huntsman is appointed by the Masters and is responsible for hunting the hounds
American and Penn-Marydel
Referred to as hounds, never as "dogs" and counted by the couple (i.e. 17 hounds is spoken of as 8 and 1/2 couple).
The Field Master (appointed by the Masters) is responsible for the conduct of the field while hunting. Members of the field ride behind the Field Master in order that an appropriate distance be kept between the field and staff working with hounds. It is the Field Master's job to make sure that the established courtesies as to dress and order of riding are observed by field members, and that appropriate safety concerns and wishes of landowners are followed.
Ms. Sabrina Ladlee (hon.)
The Whippers-In are appointed by the Masters and Huntsman to help with hound control in the field. Their primary job is to keep the hounds attentive to the Huntsman.
Mrs. Tabitha Higgins
The Secretary handles most of the hunt correspondence and paper work. Individuals who want to cap with Spring Valley Hounds should contact the Secretary the day before the meet to obtain permission to ride. The Secretary also collects the capping fee. Please have your capping fee delivered in an envelope with your name, address, and phone number.
Mrs. Kelly Weiss &
Mr. Daryle Weiss
The Treasurer handles all the money matters of the hunt. Subscriptions are paid to the Treasurer.