Nominations for the 2020 Board of Directors Election

As the Kansas City Barbeque Society heads into its 34th year, KCBS is looking for devoted and dedicated members to help guide this organization. The organization needs members with certain skill sets willing to devote their time and efforts to advance KCBS as the authority on outdoor cooking and barbeque.

This is a commitment to work with your fellow board members to make a difference. If you have a passion for barbeque, experience in outdoor cooking, event organizing, contest and or judging experience, strong computer or IT skills, accounting/financial background along with a strong desire to serve in a demanding volunteer position, please consider running for election to the KCBS board.

Nominations for the KCBS Board of Directors will close on October 31. Subject to the provisions of Section 4.04 of the KCBS Bylaws, all members of KCBS, in good standing are eligible for nomination. A Director must be a Member of the Corporation in good standing and have been a member of Corporation for a period no less than twelve (12) months. Any member may be nominated by another member or by self-nomination.

Please provide the name, address, phone number, and email address of each nominee being submitted for candidacy. Each candidate nominated must accept the nomination for his or her name to appear on the ballot. All candidates will be required by the 9th day of November, 2019 to provide to the KCBS office, a current photograph, a statement of qualifications, a biography, and general campaign platform and their answers to the election questionnaire.

This information will be publicized in the Bullsheet, on the KCBS website and electronic voting website. The submission may be modified one time following initial publication and changes must be received by December 5th. The Voting period in January, 2020 will be announced by the nominating Committee when the slate of candidates are announced at the end of the Nominating period of October 31, 2019

The results will be announced at the KCBS Annual Banquet January 18, 2020.

The newly elected members shall begin their term at the February KCBS board meeting.

All board members are required to serve on Board Committees and be an active member of the Board by attending monthly board meetings and participating in KCBS events.

All board members are required to sign a Conflicts of Interest Disclosure and a Board of Directors Responsibility Statement and Code of Conduct Policy. Each Board Member is expected to promote the mission and ideals of KCBS.
Nominations should be mailed to:
Attn: Dennis Polson
2519 Madison Ave., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64108
or emailed to: