Category Archive: GBA Documents

Aug 09 2016

Board of Directors Meeting – July 30, 2016

Georgia Barbecue Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

July 30, 2016

Perry, Georgia

 

Called to order by Rick Godfrey

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

Membership Present: Greg Sebastian, Ed Vesely, Brian Bond, Robby Royal, Stephanie Royal, Danny Smith, Mike Holland, Travis James, John Ricketson, Ed Humphreys, Kay James, Chuck East, and Carrie East

Action Motion Second Vote
To accept the Treasurer’s Financials and P&L Report Rick Godfrey Danny Meadows Approved

7-0

To require cook teams to put at least 8 pieces of meat in turn-in boxes Jim Sewell Danny Meadows Motion Withdrawn
To move turn-in times up by 30 minutes Jim Sewell Alex Khoury Approved

7-0

To require trophies or plaques for 1st through 3rd place in each category Lois Sebastian Danny Meadows Approved

7-0

To amend Master Judge contest record forms as proposed Lois Sebastian Danny Evans Approved

7-0

To adopt the use of table captains during judging Lois Sebastian Danny Evans Approved

7-0

To require there be at least 100 miles between two contests on the same weekend Lois Sebastian Danny Meadows Approved

7-0

To approve the following contest designations:

State Championship—Milledgeville

Double Points—Canton, Thomaston, and Douglas

Rick Godfrey Danny Evans Approved

6-0

(Jim Sewell abstained)

To adopt the Cooking for Fun rules presented by Greg Hoyt with the insertion of “pitmaster” in the following sentence:

“No member of a CFF team may have participated as a PITMASTER of a professional cook team in any barbecue event (sanctioned or unsanctioned) in the past.”

Greg Hoyt Jim Sewell Approved

7-0

To prohibit a family member of a pitmaster from judging in a contest where the pitmaster is cooking.  For purposes of this rule, “family member” is defined as a parent, child, sibling, or spouse.

Amended to add “living in the same household” to the definition of a family member for purposes of this rule.

Greg Hoyt

Amendment by Alex Khoury

Jim Sewell Approved

7-0

To allow a judge to socialize with cook teams when the judge has completed judging for the day Greg Hoyt Rick Godfrey Approved

7-0

Executive Session      
Meeting adjourned      

 

Apr 21 2015

GBA Election Update

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2015 is an election year for the Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA).  The offices of President and Vice President are up for vote.  The election will be for 2 year term beginning September 2015.  The candidate qualifying period for these offices closed on April 15, 2015.  The following have qualified to seek office in the upcoming election:

 

President –  Danny Meadows (Incumbent);  Scotty Lawson

Vice President – Jim Sewell (Incumbnent)

 

Voting will be conducted online via the GBA website — www.bbqga.com.  The voting period will be from June 1 to June 10, 2015.  Only current, active members may vote.  A link to the voting page will be posted on the website when voting opens.

Congratulations to the candidates & best of luck

Mar 30 2015

Candidate Qualifying for GBA President and Vice President

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Candidate Qualifying for GBA President and Vice President

 

 

 

 

The offices of President and Vice President of the Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) are up for election this year.

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

If qualifying by email, the email should be addressed to the Chairman of the GBA Board of Directors Rick Godfrey and Cc: to the Vice Chariman of the GBA Board of Directors Greg Hoyt.  Emails must be timestamped no later than midnight April 15. 2015

If qualifying by regular mail, the letter should be address to the Rick Godfrey Chairman and mailed to the GBA address at PO Box 2085; Perry, GA 31069.  Letter must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2015

In order that all interested members may make an informed decision about seeking office; the duties of each office are linked below:

Duties of the President

Duties of the Vice President

 

Jan 22 2015

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

Jul 27 2014

GBA Board of Directors to meet Aug 2

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GBA Board of Directors to meet Aug 2

The Georgia Barbecue Association Board of Directors will meet on August 2, 2014 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at:

Alderman Hall at Forsyth Welcome Center
68 North Lee Street
Forsyth, Georgia

 

The meeting is open to all active GBA members.  Any member wishing to address the board should contact Board Chairman Rick Godfrey. (click here to email)

 BOD tentative agenda 8-2-14

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