November 2018 Minutes
KACSO EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
November 15, 2018 at 10:00am
Hilton Garden Inn
3320 S. 9th St.
Salina, KS 67401
CALL TO ORDER:
Chris Esquibel, 29th (President), Tom Weishaar, 1st (Vice-President), Kelly Johnson 4th (Treasurer), Spence Koehn, 4th (Training), Kelsey Cox, 27th (Public Relations), Brad Schuh, 3rd (Legislative), Ryan Duckers, 29th (Secretary), Brian Swenson 28th (Parliamentarian)
Reading/Review of the Minutes:
President, Chris Esquibel (29th), called the meeting to order.
Reading and review of October Executive Board minutes.
Kelsey Cox (27th) moved to approve the October 2018 minutes as submitted. Kelly Johnson (4th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
October 2018 report submitted with an ending balance of $24,442.91.
Spence Koehn (4th) moved to approve the report as submitted. Brad Schuh (3rd) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Fall Conference summary was sent out with expenses being $3,585.58 over revenues.
Tom Weishaar (1st) moved to accept the conference summary as submitted. Kelsey Cox (27th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Next Training Committee meeting will be in Topeka on 12/6/18.
There will be CEU’s for mediation at the Spring Conference, but no CEU’s for LSI-R EBP.
Regional officer safety training was discussed and will be explored more.
Conference surveys were sent out and returned with an overall good response and good results.
Conducted site visit of Salina Hilton Garden Inn for possible Spring 2020 conference. Overall great facility but is not able to accommodate a conference of our size.
Agreed to reach back out to the Four Points in Manhattan, KS to explore contract with them for Spring 2020.
Spring 2019 Four Points – Manhattan, KS on April 9-11 - Contract
Fall 2019 Kansas Star Casino – Mulvane, KS on October 16-18 – Contract
Spring 2020 – April 22 – 24 – In discussion with Four Points Manhattan, KS
Fall 2020 – October 21 -23 – Prairie Band Casino Mayetta, KS - Contract
Next Legislative meeting will be on 12/11/18 at OJA.
Brad sent an e-mail to lobbyist to set up a meeting later this month to meet and discuss upcoming legislative session.
Will also have a conference call with OJA tomorrow to discuss upcoming legislative session as well.
Nothing new to report.
Membership and Nomination
Notice was sent out to members and districts regarding the increase of membership fees in the upcoming year.
Nothing new to report
Still have about 250 tickets that have not been sold or requested for sale and are available for members to request.
More items have been added for sale and the website will be re-opened for members to purchase. All prices are at cost and KACSO is not making any money from sales.
Non-member Conference Fee Increase:
Discussion of non-member conference fees which are currently at $155.00 for one day and $190.00 for full conference.
Kelly Johnson (4th) moved to increase non-member conference fees by $35.00. Kelsey Cox (27th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
2019 Executive Board Meeting Dates:
January 17th – Topeka, KS
February 21st – Topeka, KS
March 7th – Manhattan, KS
April 9th – Manhattan, KS
May 16th – Topeka, KS
June 20th – Topeka, KS
July 18th – Emporia, KS
August 15th – Emporia, KS
September 5th - Mulvane, KS
October 15th – Mulvane, KS
November 21st – Emporia, KS
December 19th – Topeka, KS
State-wide Open CSO Positions:
Issue was brought up about not posting open positions throughout the state on KACSO website and facebook page.
Openings are already posted on the OJA website, but it was agreed that we would post a link on both to OJA to current openings.
KACSO 40th Anniversary:
Discussion on upcoming 40th anniversary and shared ideas on bringing back former members for the conference.
Will continue to look into this and explore ideas.
$183.60 – Tom Weishaar (mileage)
$68.67 – Kelsey Cox (mileage)
$250.00 – CNA Surety (Bond)
Spence Koehn (4th) moved to pay bills as submitted. Brian Swenson (28th) seconded the motion. All in favor and motion approved.
Nothing new to report.
The next meeting with be on December 13th, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Topeka Public Library.
Kelly Johnson (4th) moved to adjourn and Spence Koehn (4th) seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting adjourned.