KCBS Board of Directors Regular Meeting Agenda for November 23,2021

Kansas City Barbeque Society
Board of Directors’ Meeting Agenda
Tuesday November 23, 2021, 6:00pm
Membership Requests to Address the Board:    Anthony Minderman
Call to Order
Roll Call: 
Candy Weaver, Randy Bigler, David Qualls, Richard Fergola, David McAllister, Myron Berry, Chiles Cridlin, Rick Wagner, Ralph Williams, Nancy Goldsmith, Stan Dobosenski, Corey Linton
KCBS Office:  Emily Detwiler
Board Pledge:
Recognizing barbeque as America’s cuisine, the mission of the Kansas City Barbeque Society is to celebrate, teach, preserve, and promote barbeque as a culinary technique, sport and art form.
I accept my duties as a KCBS director to further the KCBS mission so that truth, justice, excellence in barbeque and the American way of life may be strengthened and preserved forever.
Consent Agenda
            Notice concerning Committee Reports. Some committees do not meet monthly, If a report is presented, it will be included as attachments to the Agenda.
  • Minutes of October 26, and November 8, 2021, Meeting
  • October 2021 Financial Report
  • Finance Committee
  • Contest Report
  • Sanctioning Committee
  • Judging Committee
  • Contest Representative Committee
  • Rules Committee
  • Foundation Committee
  • Nominating Committee
Discussion of any items removed from Consent Agenda
Chief Executive Officer’s Report
Old Business  
New Business
  • Discussion and Consideration of Approving the application for a contest under the 90 day guideline approval in Lake Wells, FL on Jan 7-8, 2021 
  • Discussion and Consideration of Allowing Backyard teams to earn Backyard Points when competing in Single Meat contests.
  • President’s Report of Goals and Projects for the year
Closed Session Agenda:
Legal, Financial, and Real Estate Reports
Foundation Committee Report
Marketing and Promotions
Discussion Sanctioning Programs
Contest Representative Reports
After Closed Session:
The Board may take any necessary actions including Motions on any or all matters discussed in closed session
Adjourn or Suspend
Attachments and Reports
Contest Report
BOD Approval – None  
In-House Approval –    
Mission Farm's King of the Farm 3/18-19/2022 Iron Station, NC
Vienna BBQ Days 2022 - Day 1 5/20-21/2022 Vienna, Austria
Vienna BBQ Days 2022 - Day 2 5/21-22/2022 Vienna, Austria
Heritage Days BBQ Showdown - Day 1 6/24-25/2022 Belvidere, IL
Heritage Days BBQ Showdown - Day 2 6/25/26/2022 Belvidere, IL
Pigmaster's BBQ Challenge 9/23-24/2022 Connelly Springs, NC
Ribs, Rods & Rock N Roll 9/9-10/2022 Vermillion, SD
Vista BBQ Competition 9/30-10/1/2022 Altavista, VA
Original SD BBQ Championship 6/3-4/2022 Huron, SD
Original SD BBQ Championship - One Meat Ribs 6/2/2022 Huron, SD
Western Legends BBQ Contest 9/9-10/2022 Kanab, UT
Fo.G & Smoke 9/24-25/2022 Modena, Italy
Tri City BBQ Fest 9/16-17/2022 Denison, IA
BBQ, Boots & Brew 4/8-9/2022 Perris, CA
Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Championship 7/21-22/2022 Galax, VA
Bring'n Home the Bacon II Day 1 (Backyard) 10/14-15/2022 West Salem, WI
Bring'n Home the Bacon II Day 2 (Backyard) 10/15-16/2022 West Salem, WI
Smokin' in the Creek BBQ Contest 4/22-23/2022 Sugar Creek, MO
Minnesota in May 5/13-14/2022 Cambridge, MN
Minnesota in May (Backyard) 5/13-14/2022 Cambridge, MN
Minnesota in May - One Meat Ribs 5/13/2022 Cambridge, MN
3rd Wild King BBQ Contest - Day 2 4/23-24/2022 Tirol, Austria
Smoke, Wind & Fire 7/16-17/2022 Lethbridge, Canada
Smoke, Wind & Fire (Backyard) 7/17/2022 Lethbridge, Canada
BBQ Boogie & Blues 4/29-30/2022 Calhoun, GA
The Great Kearney BBQ Smoke-Out 9/23-24/2022 Fresno, CA
Beat the Heat BBQ & Brews 8/5-6/2022 Alamosa, CO
Sand Creek Summer Daze Saucy & Glazed BBQ Competition 7/8-9/2022 Newton, KS
Smoke in the Grove - Day 1 7/29-30/2022 Spring Grove, PA
Smoke in the Grove - Day 2 7/30-31/2022 Spring Grove, PA
Bone Suckin Sauce Peak City Pig Fest 7/22-23/2022 Apex, NC
Central Plains Ribfest 6/17-18/2022 Holdrege, NE
17th Annual HANOR Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ 4/22-23/2022 Enid, OK
Shelby BBQ Extravaganza - Day 1 10/28-29/2022 Shelby, NC
Shelby BBQ Extravaganza - Day 2 10/29-30/2022 Shelby, NC
Twin Valley Fire and Smoke 05/13-14/2022 Morgantown, PA
Bands  & BBQ at the Point 09/9-8/2022 Carrollton, KY
The Robertson County Fair Assoc.
Barbeque Throwdown (Competitor's Series)
6/10-11/2022 Springfield, TN
Pending- None  
Sanctioning Committee
Sanctioning Committee will have a item on New Business for approval of a contest within the 90 day requirement,
Judging Committee
November 18th 2021
Invitees: - Chiles Cridlin, Emily Detwiler, Rick Wagner, Amy Acock, Julie Poe, Nancy Goldsmith, Frank Gonzales,  George DeMartz, Kelly McIntosh, Bill Jones, Dave Druetzler, Paul Buob, Candy Weaver
Not in attendance – Emily Detwiler, Rick Wagner, Amy Acock, Candy Weaver,
New Agenda Items –
  • JCUP and JSSP progress review. 
    • The JSSP Program modules 2 thru 5 were reviewed.
      • Module 2 and test questions look great.  A few suggestions were made.
      • Module 3 reviewed and test questions completed.
      • Module 4 reviewed and test questions completed.
      • Module 5 reviewed, the Judges Code of Conduct was missing from the video, will follow up with the team as to a direction, but new content will be required.
  • Outstanding Judge Nominations or submissions.
    • Reviewed, delivered and announced at the KCBS World Invitational.  Congratulations to:
      • . John Aboud, Chris Canada, Brian DeCoud, Bruce Lederer, William Moth and Bruce Robb.
Ongoing Agenda Items
  • Ongoing Goals for the 2021 CBJ Committee.
    • Develop online or web based certification update training course (In progress)
      • Review of conceptual updates to the KCBS Scoring System (100%)
      • Define Objectives (This is a separate document 100%)
      • Determine content (100%)
      • Develop a story board (Start after August 1st) (100% complete).
      • Choose LMS Platform (KCBS.US website has the capability) (100%)
      • Create RFP and send out by 7/30/2021 (sent out 8/2/2021) (100%)
      • Gather media needed (95% complete)
      • Build test bank questions (Start after August 1st)  90% complete
      • Assemble video for CE program (80%)
      • Beta testing, review and deploy (Not started)
  • Update related documents
    • Review of current KCBS Judge training class material (Nancy Goldsmith, started)
    • CBJ Training manual update (Not started)
    • Reps manual update (Not started)
    • Rep Advisory manual and Redacted Rep Advisory Manual (handed off to Nancy Goldsmith) (100%)
    • Judging Tri-fold (part of the Rules pamphlet) Completed by Rules.
    • Judges MP3 (100%)
  • How to grow the list of teams willing to host a CBJ that needs to cook with a team for their CBJ Masters.
    • Update 10/18/2021 – Review a way to help encourage Reps as “match makers” to bring CBJ Master Candidates to teams that are willing to host and may be good fit.
    • Bull Sheet and other communications requesting teams is not working
    • Request to have an announcement added during the cooks meeting.
      • The office has completed a three year review as to teams that have hosted judges.
      • Possibility of creating new way of tracking teams that host and having an award or recognition for the team that hosts the most in any given TOY year. 
      • Use social media to highlight the teams and judges (picture submission, quick judge write up, etc.).
Closing – Any additional questions or concerns that are provided. 
Rules Committee
Rules met by zoom on Tuesday 11/16/2021
.Wozniak, Franklin, Fleetwood were present.
Ongoing kids Q Rules was worked on.  Other committee members are in on the effort via email. 
Meeting adjourned at 8:05.