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KCBS BOD AGENDA - November 14, 2012

November 12, 2012

Kansas City Barbeque Society

Board of Director's AGENDA

November 14, 2012

MINUTES - Tana Shupe

FINANCE REPORT - Mark Simmons

MARKETING REPORT - Jeff Stith & Mike McCloud

SANCTIONING REPORT - Karrin Murphy

CONTEST REPS REPORT - Mark Simmons

KCBScore REPORT - Mike Budai

TECHNOLOGY REPORT - Mike Budai

2013 ELECTION REPORT - Randy Bigler

MEMBERSHIP REPORT - Steve Farrin

RULES REPORT - Dave Compton

OLD/NEW BUSINESS:

O Tabled from October - Enid, OK request

O Board of Director's Responsibility Statement and Code of Conduct

O From Paul Kirk: Why is KCBS cookbook not for sale on KCBS website

O Discussion regarding Board requirements/eligibility

O Discussion on implementing some sort of regional representation on the Board.

O Discussion on the "active / passive" heat source.

O Discussion on whether we should separate judges by gender in the judges' tent.

Executive Session:

O Discussion regarding recommendation from Finance Committee

O Review and discussion of a potential KCBS contract with a media outlet.

O One rep-related issue.

O Discussion of the awards to be given out at banquet.

O Discussion of unethical practice of board members concerning the upcoming election

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