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KCBS BOD AGENDA - October 10, 2012

October 8, 2012


Board of Directors Meeting - October 10, 2012


Member Requests to Speak

Recitation of KCBS Mission and Board Pledge:
MISSION: 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.
BOARD PLEDGE: I accept my duties as a KCBS director to further the KCBS Mission so that truth, justice, excellence in BBQ and the American way of life may be strengthened and preserved forever.

Minutes of meeting on September 12, 2012 - Tana Shupe

Finance Committee Report - Mark Simmons

Marketing Committee Report - Jeff Stith

Sanctioning Committee Report - Karrin Murphy

Education Committee Report - Tana Shupe

Contest Rep Committee Report - Mark Simmons

CBJ Committee Report - Mike Lake

Election Committee Report - Randy Bigler


Enid, OK State Convention Proposal

Review Retention of Records Schedule

Request concerning the locations of future banquets

Approval of KCBS BOD Confidentiality Agreement

MOTION: By Candy Weaver to establish a "bulletin board" in the Members Only section on the KCBS web site. All posts would be monitored before display. Will send updated details upon return from The Royal.

TABLED MOTION: By Randy Bigler that the Rep Committee chair should receive the critiqes and pass them along to whomever he/she feels is appropriate.


Motion by Jeff Stith to reconsider the suspension of a team by reducing suspension to one year plus two years probation, retroactive to August 1, 2012. The other suspensions shall remain in effect as determined previously.

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