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Jan 07 2014

Board of Directors Meeting: Jan 4, 2014

Georgia Barbecue Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 4, 2014

Gray, Georgia

Called to order by Rick Godfrey

Attending:  Rick Godfrey, Danny Evans, Alex Khoury, Danny Meadows, Greg Hoyt, and Jim Sewell.

Membership Present: Harry Faircloth, Laurie Faircloth, Bart Shipley, Ed Vesely, Scotty Lawson

 

Action: Vote:                                                
Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Danny Meadows

To use the following process to fill the temporary Board vacancy:  each Board Member will nominate two candidates from which the Board will chose 4 finalists to interview before selecting the person to fill the vacancy.

Amendment:  Jim Sewell

Second:  Rick Godfrey

To nominate the candidates during the Executive Session.
 

Approved

5-1

Motion:  Alex Khoury

Second:  Greg Hoyt

To require all new judges to receive GBA judge training and to end the practice of grandfathering in judges trained by other associations.  (effective immediately)
 

Approved

6-0

Motion:  Greg Hoyt

Second:  Danny Meadows

To change the scoring procedure in finals judging to require decimal point scoring in each criteria and prohibiting judges from giving the same score to different entries in each criteria.  (effective immediately)
 

Approved

6-0

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Danny Evans

To go into Executive Session.

Approved

6-0

The Board voted to close Executive Session and return to General Session.  
Motion:  Danny Evans

Second:  Rick Godfrey

To elect Board officers as follows:

Chairman—Rick Godfrey
Vice Chairman—Greg Hoyt
Treasurer—Danny Evans
Secretary—Alex Khoury
 

Approved

6-0

Motion:  Greg Hoyt

Second:  Danny Evans

To clear existing rep assignments and for the President to reassign reps for upcoming contests.
 

Approved

6-0

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Alex Khoury

To adjourn the meeting
 

Approved

6-0

 

1 comment

  1. Ken Foy

    Great move on the scoring procedures for finals judging – in my opinion.

    That should get a universal thumbs-up! More challenging for the Judges and clearer results for the Cook Teams.

    Ken

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