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APRIL 2017 Minutes


April 18, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.

12305 150 Rd.

Mayetta, KS 66509


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


  • Reading/Review of the Minutes:

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

  • Spence Koehn (4th) made a motion to approve the minutes for the March 8, 2017 board meeting, and Kelsey Cox (18th) second the motion; motion carried 8-0.

  • Treasurer’s Report:

  • The 2017 1st Quarter Treasurer’s Report was emailed out, and the balance was $47,714.45. The 1st Quarter report will be distributed to the association at the business meeting.

  • The lobbyist contribution total for 2017 was $2,530.00

  • The 2016 Audit statement has been e-mailed out.


  • Training – Carly Feldhausen (3rd):

  • Current Conference 50/50 Raffle

  • Drawing to be announced at Trivia at 8:00 pm. Prizes include cash, 2 rounds of golf with one night stay and meals, T.V. and KACSO Tumbler. The first number pulled will have choice of prizes.

  • Site Selection

  • Upcoming Conferences:

  • Fall 2017 Marriott Junction City, KS on October 18-20 Contract

  • Spring 2018 Holiday Inn – Wichita, KS in April 4-6 Contract – Looking at Feds for EBP

  • Fall 2018 Prairie Band Resort Mayetta, KS October 17-19

  • Legislative – Brad Schuh (3rd)

  • SB367 / HB2264 (Amendments to the juvenile justice system):

  • Immunity was included for CSO’s in relation to credit for time served issues

  • Budget:

  • 2% raise across the board has been discussed

  • Non-judicial staff will get funds from the drivers’ license fee

  • Next Legislative Meeting:

  • The next meeting will be on May 23, 2017 at 11:00am in Topeka.

  • Public Relations - Kelsey Cox (18th):

  • Nothing new to report.

  • Membership and Nomination - Stephanie Springer (27th):

  • Discussion on Interim Secretary Position:

  • Two letters of interest were received for this position from Ryan Duckers (29th) and Colinda Thompson (10th)

  • Vote taken and board votes to appoint Ryan Duckers (29th). Stephanie will advise.


  • CSO Advisory Committee:

  • OJA Training Committee:

  • There will be training for new managers in May and Management training at OJA in June

  • E-Courts:

  • Vendors have made their presentations.

  • YLS Working Group:

  • This is pretty much completed. Discussions to self generate case plans.

  • This will hopefully be done by June.


  • Social Budget:

  • Spence Koehn (4th) makes a motion for $500 expenditure on candy and beverages, Brad Schuh (3rd) seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved.


  • Nothing new to report


  • $68.57 to Ed’s Trophies and Awards (Sherri Hartter CSO of the Year Award)

  • $95.97 to Quill for nametag supply

  • $36.49 to Quill for certificate paper

  • $1,100.00 for Dave Lewis (entertainment – Balance Owed)

  • $264.00 to Topeka Blue Print (conference booklets)

  • $133.85 to Ruth Wheeler (for Audit)

  • $132.78 to Jean Halula-Dermann (For Audit)

  • $54.90 to Carly Feldhausen (3rd) for Pat Cochran retirement card

  • Spence Koehn (4th) moved, and Kelsey Cox (18th) seconded to pay all bills as submitted. Motion carried 8-0.


  • Amendments and By-laws:

  • Updates were e-mailed out. To be reviewed at the business meeting.


  • The next meeting with be on May 18, 2017 at 10:00am in Topeka


  • Spence Koehn (4th) made a motion to adjourn, Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconded. Motion carried 8-0.

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