April 3, 2018


April 3, 2018 2:00pm

Holiday Inn

549 S. Rock Rd.

Wichita, KS  67207





  • Chris Esquibel 29th (President);  Tom Weishaar 1st (Vice-President);  Spence Koehn, 4th (Parliamentarian); Kelly Johnson, 4th (Treasurer); Brad Schuh 3rd (Legislative);  Carly Feldhausen 3rd (Training);  Kelsey Cox 18th (Public Relations);  Ryan Duckers 29th (Secretary)



  • Reading/Review of the Minutes:

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

  • Review of March 2018 minutes.  No corrections or additions.  Kelsey Cox (18th) moved to approve the minutes as submitted and Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconded the motion.  All in favor and motion to accept minutes approved.


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

  • February 2018 Treasurer’s Report:

  • Submitted with an ending balance of $55, 367.96

  • March 2018 Treasurer’s Report:

  • Submitted with an ending balance of $73,511.19

  • Spence Koehn (4th) moved to approve both February and March reports as submitted and Carly Feldhausen (3rd) seconded the motion.  All in favor and motion approved.

  • Yearly Audit:

  • Was completed on 3/30/18 in Kansas City and the statement has been sent out.

  • Lobbyist Update:

  • Funds from raffle ticket sales along with donations and fundraiser proceeds have been deposited for a total of $20,390.00.



  • Training – Carly Feldhausen (3rd):

  • Spring Conference:

  • Thursday morning presenter Tyler Whittenberg cancelled as he is not with the agency any longer and they could not find a replacement.

  • Currently have $350 in vendor donations for hospitality plus items donated by Premier Biotech.

  • Carly Feldhausen (3rd) moved to allocate up to $700 for use towards hospitality items.  Brad Schuh (3rd) seconded the motion.  All in favor and motion approved.

  • Will conduct the 50/50 raffle during conference as a fundraiser and discussed purchasing two gift cards as other prizes for the raffle.

  • Ryan Duckers (29th) moved to purchase two $25 gift cards for the raffle.  Kelsey Cox (18th) seconded the motion.  All in favor and motion approved.


  • Upcoming Conferences:

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

  • Spring 2019 Four Points – Manhattan, KS April 10-12 (Contract )

  • Fall 2019 – Conducted site visit at KS Star Casino last month and we are waiting to hear back from them in regards to working out details about deposit that would be required.  Agreed to see how this conference goes and what the survey results are like as this hotel may be selected again.

  • Spring 2020 – Possibly looking into Mayetta, Manhattan or Salina


  • Legislative - Brad Schuh (3rd):

  • Shawn with OJA is currently compiling a list of legislators to contact that can push agenda for budget enhancements.  They have asked that CSO’s hold off on contacting legislators for now.

  • Senate passed budget last week and sent it over to the House.  Request for budget enhancements will not be looked at until the omnibus session.

  • CSO’s have been removed as “professional monitors” for sexual offenders that fall under involuntary civil commitment.

  • Next legislative meeting is scheduled for 4/17/18.



  • Public Relations – Kelsey Cox (18th) :

  • Nothing new to report


  • Membership and Nominations:

  • Taking nominations at the business meeting on Thursday for the following board positions : President, Treasurer, Parliamentarian and Training Chair




  • Chris Mechler and Amy Raymond will be in attendance to provide updates from OJA.



  • Nothing new to report



  • Tyler Technology will be presenting on the new Odyssey system and shadowing in Wyandotte County on 5/15 and in Topeka on 5/29 with the focus on CSO supervision.



  • Chris to purchase gift card for recent CSO retiree, Phil Young (31st).



  • $75.00 – Jean Halula-Dermann (Yearly Audit)

  • $190.56 – Ruth Wheeler (Yearly Audit and Mileage)

  • $207.36 – Tom Weishaar (Mileage)

  • $368.38 – Topeka Blueprint (Conference printing)

  • $137.14 – Ed’s Trophies (CSO awards)

  • $106.17 – Quill (Conference nametags)

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



  • Nothing new to report



  • The next meeting with be on May 17, 2018 at 10:00am in Topeka



Brad Schuh (3rd) moved to adjourn the meeting and Kelsey Cox (18th) seconded the motion.  All in favor and motion approved.

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