KCBS Solicits Board Nominations for the 2020 Elections

     As the Kansas City Barbeque Society heads into its 34th year, we are looking for devoted and dedicated members to help guide this organization. As the organization grows, so do the needs for 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 not a position to just “put in your time” or to add to your resume.  This is a commitment to work together 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 begin on October 1, 2019 and will close on October 31, 2019.  All members of KCBS, in good standing are eligible for candidacy.  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 5th day of November, 2019 to provide to the KCBS office, a current photograph, 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 election voting shall begin the first business day of the year (2020 January, 2nd) through the Thursday prior to the Banquet (2020 January 16th 11:59 PM) CST.  Mail in ballots must be received in the KCBS office by January 16th, 202011:59 AM CST.

     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: dpolson@kcbs.us

Cc: ceo@kcbs.us