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June 15, 2017 10:00am

200 SE 7th St

Topeka, KS


  • 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)


  • Reading/Review of the Minutes:

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

  • April and May 2017 Executive meeting minutes were distributed along with April 2017 Bi-Annual Business meeting minutes.

  • Kelly Johnson (4th) moves to accept minutes as presented. Spence Koehn (4th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved 8-0

  • Treasurer’s Report – Kelly Johnson (4th):

  • Lobbyist Update

  • Current balance of Lobbyist dues is $4894.00.

  • April Treasurer’s Report

  • Report was distributed and reviewed with an ending balance of $40,506.59.

  • Spring Conference Report was distributed and reviewed, showing expenditures of $11,988.64

Brad Schuh (3rd) moves to accept the reports and Spence Koehn (4th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved 8-0


  • Training – Carly Feldhausen (3rd):

  • Upcoming Conferences:

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

  • Spring 2018 Holiday Inn – Wichita, KS in April 4-6 (Contract)

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

  • Set 2019 Conference Dates – April 10, 11 and 12 in Manhattan and October 16, 17 and 18 in Wichita

  • 2017 Fall Conference in Junction City:

  • Training Committee is meeting on Friday.

  • Waived Care Coalition vendor fee since they are presenting and not requesting presentation fee.

  • 2019 Spring Conference

  • Carly Feldhausen (3rd) received contact from Four Points in Manhattan about possible future conferences coming back to their hotels. She is going to set up a site visit for next meeting on July 20th.

  • Dates were set for conference- April 10-12, 2019.

  • Public Relations - Kelsey Cox (18th):

  • Discussed looking at vendors outside our usual vendors.

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

  • Executive Board Nominations:

  • Letters of interest are due by July 31st.

  • E-mail reminder will be sent out reminding the membership about nominations.

  • Legislative – Brad Schuh (3rd):

  • 367/2264 – Discussed Immediate Intervention Program, concerned that IIP starts on July 1st and still little direction on how to implement this with DA’s office.

  • Budget – Discuss the 2.5% raise. There was some negative feedback but from being told there was no money and not to expect raises to getting something it was a small victory.

  • Next Meeting – June 28 at 11am at OJA

OJA Report – Amy Raymond (OJA)

  • Helen has retired and will find replacement in upcoming month. Chris Esquibel (29th) attended the retirement gathering and gave her a card on behalf of KACSO


  • CSO Advisory Committee:

  • No news

  • OJA Training Committee:

  • Management training this month, Chris Esquibel (29th) and Stephanie Springer (27th) will be doing Ethics training along with two others.

  • E-Courts:

  • No news

  • YLS Working Group:

  • No News

  • Raffles:

  • Gun raffle discussed

  • Chris Esquibel (29th) talked to Kearney and Associates about a raffle and they feel that there is no legal issue with doing one. We will move forward and discuss more next month.


  • Lobbyist Dues:

  • Chris Esquibel (29th) will wait until next month to send a reminder out for dues.

  • Hospitality Room (KADCCA):

  • Chris Esquibel (29th) called Hotel to see what the price of the keg would be and was told that we could not have a keg in that room. Chris, Stephanie Springer (27th) and Kelly Johnson (4th) will purchase the beverages the day of the hospitality room.

  • Last month we voted on sponsoring a keg up to $400.00 for the hospitality room, we will put that towards beverages.

  • Vendors:

  • Discussed vendors not showing up and then we have to send a refund. No notification that vendor is not going to attend conference.

  • Motion was made by Spence Koehn (4th) to change Standing Rules to read- Vendors have up to 14 days before conference to request a refund if not attending. Stephanie Springer (27th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved 8-0


  • Nothing besides card to Helen


  • $3.83 Credit Card (Helen Pedigos Retirement card)

  • $67.50 Tom Weishaar (1st)

  • $650.00 2016 Income Tax CHV Accounting

  • Spence Koehn (4th) moved to pay all bills as submitted. Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion carried 9-0


  • No new business


  • The next meeting with be on July 20, 2017 at 10:00 in Manhattan at Four Points Hotel.


Kelly Johnson (4th) made a motion to adjourn; Bard Schuh (3rd) seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried

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