January 11, 2017


October 18, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.


8787 Reeder St.

Overland Park, Kansas 66214


  • Chris Esquibel, 29th (Interim President), Tom Weishaar, 1st (Vice-President), Jennifer Fogg, 1st (Secretary), Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian), Mike Clark, 21st (Training), Kelsey Cox, 18th (Interim Public Relations); Cody McArthur, 3rd (Legislative); and Stephanie Springer, 27th  (Membership/Nominations); Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer)  



  • Reading/Review of the Minutes:

  • The Interim President, Chris Esquibel (29th), called the meeting to order.

  • Stephanie Springer (27th) made a motion to approve the minutes for the September 22, 2016 board meeting, and Kelsey Cox (18th) second the motion; motion carried 7-0.


  • Treasurer’s Report:

  • The September & 3rd Quarter Budget Report ($47,240.78) was distributed.

  • Mike Clark (21st) made a motion to accept the July Report, and Cody McArthur (3rd) second the motion; motion carried 7-0.

  • The lobbyist contribution total is $11,633.00. 



  • Training – Mike Clark (21st):

  • Steve Kearney will be at conference on Friday for the legislation review, and possibly will appear for others.

  • Will send out a request to members to email a list of their questions for the SB367 roundtable.

  • The winner of the 50/50 raffle will be announced at the end of the Thursday night dinner.

  • Highway Patrol will be doing the color guard.

  • Name tags have been taken care of.

  • 46 reservations have been made, and 15 rooms are left.

  • The board discussed items for members to buy, and all agreed on tumblers with the KACSO logo.


  • Upcoming Conferences:

  • Fall 2016 at the Holiday Inn in Overland Park on October 19-21 

  1. Welcome, Laura Brewer, Chief Judge, and Amy Raymond, and will watch the keynote speakers presentation since he unexpectedly passed away 2 weeks ago.

  • Spring 2017 at Prairie Band on April 19-21.

  • Fall 2017 at the Junction City Marriott on October 18-20.

  • Spring 2018 Holiday Inn – Wichita, KS April 

  • Fall 2018 Manhattan, KC sometime in October


  • Legislative - Cody McArthur (3rd):

  • SB367: Juvenile Bill:

  • Final thoughts and concerns will be sent to OJA at the end of November, and will also be sent to the Judges Association and the Magistrate Association.  

  • Will probably have a legislative review this year.

  • Consolidation:

  • The Justices have signed off on the committee member list, and should be meeting this week.

  • These meetings are closed.

  • The committee will look at the impact of Community Corrections joining with Court Services and vice versa OR developing an entirely new supervision organization OR do nothing.

  • Will look at what other States are doing.

  • The report will be due to Justice Nuss by November 29, 2016.  


  • Lobbyist:

  • Steve Kearney will be at conference on Friday.


  • Next Legislative Meeting:

  • The next meeting will be on November 1, 2016 and December 6, 2016 at 11:00am in Topeka.




  • Public Relations – Kelsey Cox (18th):

  • Website:

  • No new updates.

  • Membership and Nomination – Stephanie Springer (27th)

  • Nominations for President, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Public Relations, Training Chair:

  • The swearing of the new officers will be tomorrow October 19, 2016. 



  • EPICS Training:

  • Will be mandatory for all Juvenile Officers. The training dates will begin December 6,2016,  and will be 3 days long.

  • It will be offered to the larger districts 1st.



  • CSO Advisory Board – Manuals, LSIR Workgroup:

  • No new updates.


  • Collaborative Legislative Group:

  • The committee has not met yet.

  • The Attorney’s Association is strongly against SB367.


  • OJA Training Committee (Education Needs Assessment Focus Group):

  • No new updates.


  • Government Affairs:

  • The board discussed putting the committee together to be utilized once the consolidation report has been released.

  • The board will approve who will be on the committee, and will also get approval from their district chief.

  • The committee will focus on consolidation.


  • E Courts:

  • The final RFP is due in a couple of weeks.



  • No new updates.



  • Ruth Lloyd’s (27th) final day before she retires will be on October 31, 2016.



  • $208.22 in mileage for Kelsey Cox (18th)

  • $136.04 in mileage for Mike Clark (21st)


  • Jennifer Fogg (1st) moved Cody McArthur (3rd) seconded to pay all bills as submitted.  Motion carried 7-0.


STANDING RULES – Spence Koehn (4th):

  • No new updates.



  • The next meeting with be on November 17, 2016 at 10:00am in Emporia, KS.



  • Stephanie Springer (27th) made a motion to adjourn, Mike Clark (21st) seconded. Motion carried 7-0.










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