KCBS BOD agenda June 9, 2010June 8, 2010
AGENDA FOR THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY
JUNE 9, 2010
KANSAS CITY, MO
Merl Whitebook, Secretary
Public Address (if any)
Minutes Merl Whitebook
Approval of the attached Minutes of May 12, 2010.
Accounting and Financial Committee Mike Budai
The finance committee recommends adopting the attached financial statements for May 2010.
Claremore Reveille Rotary's Boot-N-BBQ
Minnesota in May
Randolph County Pig Party
Smoke in the Valley BBQ Competition
Wild West Barbecue
Bakersfield's Biggest Baddest BBQ
Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off
First Annual Middletown BBQ Cookoff
Great American Barbecue Festival
Mississippi Springfest Barbecue Contest
The Dells BBQ Bash & State BBQ Championship
Northwest BBQ Championships
3rd Annual Horsin' Around BBQ Showdown (Georgia BBQ Championship)
Northeast Tennessee Battle of the Pigs BBQ & Carshow
Papa Joe's Banjobque
Red, White, Blue & BBQ
Sixth Annual BestDam Barbecue
Versailles Smokin' Bar-B-Q Cookoff
Red, White & BBQ
Roc City Rib Fest
Smokin' in the Junction
19th Annual McLouth BBQ Blowout
Beltway BBQ Showdown
Big Blue Barbeque Championship
Boats, Bands and Bar-B-Que
Lincolnton Hog Happenin'
LPQue 2 BBQ Championship (Competitive Series - Gas vs. Pellet)
Muddy Water BBQ Festival
Smokin' in Steele
Smokin' in the Oak's
Taylorville Main Street Barbeque Blues and Cruise
That BBQ Thang in the Sprang
The Original South Dakota BBQ Championship
Variety Children's Charity BBQ Bash
Wheatstock Grill-Off: Peace, Love & BBQ
Cape Cod BBQ Championship
Contest Rep Committee Carol Whitebook
Rep Committee Report
1. Discussion of Contest Reps Independent Contractor status.
2. Discussion of new member recruitment incentives.
3. Discussion of irregularities at GAB.
4. Executive Session:
a. Discussion of Contest Reps invoices to contest, and possible corrective action.
Membership Committee Gene Goycochea
1. Banner update
2. Referral Fee for organizers and cbj instructors per the office (housekeeping)
3. Membership signs soliciting members at Sam’s Club? Can we produce them, is it viable?
4. CBJ class fee’s ? will call Ed first
CBJ Committee Ed Roith
Discussion and action concerning signing of CBJ books for qualification of Master Judge, providing half credits in certain backyard contests.
Sanctioning Committee Wayne Lohman
June New/Date Change Requests
BOD Meeting Date: June 9, 2010
Lee's Summit, MO
The Sanctioning Committee recommends the approval of all contests listed in the June New/Date Change Requests report pending discussions by the Board of those contests.
Discussion of allowing Enviroware containers for a contest.
Discussion and possible action to grant a waiver of the number of Contest Rep required for a contest in excess of 50 teams.
New Ideas Committee Merl Whitebook
Motion to fund with $10,000.00 in order to create a KCBS Emergency Crisis Response Team to provide food, beverages and incidentals where local resources are insufficient at disaster sites in the United States.
Strategic Funds Committee Candy Weaver
Discussion of the Strategic Planning to utilize funds for the benefit and further the mission of KCBS, and possible Board retreat meeting place and date in October, 2010.
Philanthropy Committee Tana Shupe
Discussion of approval of two requests for grants in the cumulative sum of $10,000.
Discussion and motion to create a $15,000 fund for scholarships for children of KCBS members.
Discussion and motion to award the Betty Snelson Scholarship
Technology Committee Don Harwell No Report
Rules Committee Candy Weaver No Report
Education Committee Paul Kirk
Attached is a draft for an application for KCBS Grants in Aid
Discussion of the following issues
Food Marking Chicken
Marketing Committee Candy Weaver & Tana Shupe
2010 Tour Report
Merchandise sales report
Timeline for Tailgate & BBQ Festival
25th Anniversary Banquet and Annual Meeting Paul Kirk
Discussion of the Banquet Committee pros and cons of the Trade show and would like to discuss them with the board and would like suggestions on a menu.
Tabled from March: Carolyn Wells - Review of revisions to the KCBS employee manual.
Tabled from February: Tana Shupe - Recommendation from Paul Kirk to award the Betty Snelson Scholarship.
Tabled from May: Paul Kirk Approval of a High School Scholarship and criteria for awarding.
Tabled from February Carolyn Wells Seal of Approval Criteria as to types of products.
Tabled from April: Candy Weaver motion to relocate the front part of the kcbs.us website to another service company in order to have a more stable presence on the web.
Tabled from May: by the Board Recommendation of two or three dates per year that grants will be considered by the Board of Directors.
Candy Weaver: I move that once the Minutes of the Meeting have been approved that Quick Notes of the Meeting be removed from the kcbs.us website and replaced with the Minutes of the Meeting.
Carolyn Wells – Intellectual property issues
Discussion and possible action concerning infringement of Intellectual Property by others.