KACSO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
July 20th, 2017 10:00am
530 Richards Dr.
Manhattan, KS 66502
CALL TO ORDER:
Chris Esquibel, 29th (President), Tom Weishaar, 1st (Vice-President), Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian), Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer); Carly Feldhausen, 3rd (Training); Brad Schuh, 3rd (Legislative); Stephanie Springer, 27th (Membership/Nominations); and Ryan Duckers, 29th (Secretary)
Kelsey Cox, 18th (Public Relations) – Via Conference Call
Reading/Review of the Minutes:
President, Chris Esquibel (29th), called the meeting to order.
Minutes from June Executive Board Meeting were taken by Chris but have not been formally typed up. Minutes for June and July meetings will be available for review and approval at August meeting
Treasurer’s Report – Kelly Johnson (4th):
Dinner and Social hour will be done Wednesday. Hospitality room will be open on Thursday.
Entertainment possibilities discussed and agreed that we would set up a Corn hole tournament for Thursday evening and entry form will be sent with conference registration.
Registration will be set up in the entry to the convention center.
Tom Weishaar agreed to speak to open conference.
Reservations are due by 9/18 but Carly will call hotel to see if deadline can be pushed back to the end of September to coincide with conference registration deadline.
Spring 2018 Holiday Inn – Wichita, KS in April 4-6 (Contract)
Fall 2018 Prairie Band Casino – Mayetta, KS October 18-20 (Contract)
Toured the hotel and reviewed possible contract with the hotel staff.
Motion : Spence Koehn, 4th moves that the board move forward on the hotel contract for Spring 2019. Kelly Johnson, 4th seconds the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
General Update – Brad will be meeting with the lobbyist in the next month to talk about the direction that we want to go for the upcoming legislative session. The next legislative meeting is set for September 19th.
Lobbyist – Steve is open to meetings and will be reaching out to Justice Rosen in the near future.
Membership forms will be going out in early August
Conference registrations forms will go out the middle of August.
Still reaching out to possible vendors for conferences.
All letters of interest for the upcoming elections have been received. Ballots will be put together at the August board meeting and sent out to the association at that time.
Requested that Kelsey send out the letters of intent to the association
Discussed trying to secure a Judge at upcoming conference to swear in newly elected members.
Discussed Chris Mechler retiring in March of next year and the possibility of doing a presentation for her at the upcoming conference in the fall.
Plans for a doing a CSO weighted caseload study in the fall of this year.
CSO Advisory Committee:
No new business
Chris sent target gift card to Shorey Berlin, 10th for retirement gift
Chris tried submitting letter to the Governor regarding recognition of Probation and Parole week. With the help of the lobbyist, a proclamation was submitted and will be signed by the Governor next week with board members invited to attend.
$50.00 Target Gift Card (Shorie Berlin, (10th) retirement)
$108.00 mileage Tom Weishaar (1st)
$140.17 mileage Stephanie Springer (27th)
$21.79 Kelly Johnson (4th) (Ice for hospitality room at legislative update)
Spence Koehn (4th) moved to pay all bills as submitted. Brad Schuh (3rd) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
No new business
The next meeting with be on August 10th, 2017 at 10:00am in Emporia, KS.
Stephanie Springer(27th) made a motion to adjourn, Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion approved.