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Board of Directors Minutes of Jan 17, 2015

Georgia Barbecue Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 17, 2015

Jackson, Georgia

 

Called to order by Rick Godfrey

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

Membership Present: Ed Vesely, Larry Greene, Chuck East, Bart Shipley, Carrie East, Julie Weprek, Cody Oakes, Ken Rose, Buddy Fletcher, Wayne Rosser, Connie Rosser, Peggy Grimes, Donnie Thurston, Lucy Sewell, Lonnie Smith, Harry Faircloth, Greg Sebastian, Scott Galt, David Carter, Jimmy Hogg, Dave Curran, Buster Davis

 

Action: Vote:
Motion:  Alex Khoury

Second:  Rick Godfrey

To approve the minutes from the August 2, 2014 Board meeting.

Approved

6-0

Motion:  Jim Sewell

Second:  Greg Hoyt

To edit the wording of the tie break procedure to improve clarity, as follows:

  • Compare the total score for TASTE. If tied, compare the number of 10’s in the criteria.
  • Compare the total score for TENDERNESS. If tied, compare the number of 10’s in the criteria.
  • Compare the total score for APPEARANCE. If tied, compare the number of 10’s in the criteria.
  • Compare the total score for OVERALL IMPRESSION. If tied, compare the number of 10’s in the criteria.
  • Flip a coin.
Approved

6-0

Motion:  Jim Sewell

Second:  Danny Meadows

To revise the Nomination/Election process as follows:

  • The Candidate Qualifying Period shall be from April 1 to April 15 of the year prior to the end of the current officers’ terms.
  • Any member in good standing may qualify to run for office by declaring their intent to run to the Chairman of the Board of Directors in writing by email or regular mail.
  • On or after April 16, the Chairman of the Board of Directors will announce the candidates for office to the membership via email and posting on the GBA’s website.
  • The voting period will be from June 1 to June 10.

Amendment: Jim Sewell

Second: Danny Meadows

To amend the motion as follows:

2)  Any member in good standing who has been a member of the GBA for at least one year prior to the Candidate Qualifying Period may qualify to run for office by declaring their intent to run to the Chairman of the Board of Directors in writing by email or regular mail.

Approved as amended

7-0

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Greg Hoyt

To go into executive session

Approved

7-0

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Greg Hoyt

To close executive session

Approved

7-0

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Alex Khoury

To eliminate the position of Administrative Secretary.

Approved

7-0

Meeting adjourned

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