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Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting

FBA Board Meeting 31st March 2014, 8:00 PM

Board members present - Tony Wolfe, Ed Hartwig, Marty Hyde, Steve Brumm, Gail Cushing and Katie Buchanan
Guests present - Wendy Wolfe and Mac McLaughlin

Email business - Katie Buchanan

  • Cindy Bennett, passed away on 28th February, 2014
  • Joby Stanaland, passed away on 4th March, 2014
  • Hot Wachulas is now a corporate member
  • Steve Brumm & the reps have been working on a revised Rep Manual
  • Lou Goldman is working with Cafe' Express for FBA merchandise
  • BOD is working on a updated Cook Team Meeting Policy

Treasurers Report - Marty Hyde

  • $27,065.08 in the bank
  • No outstanding bills

Membership - Katie Buchanan

  • 781 members
  • 33 life members
  • 9 restaurant
  • 6 corporate
  • 151 teams
  • 491 judges

Contests

  • Lake Wales, sanctioned & approved, December 6, 2014
  • Panama City Beach, August 16 & 17, 2014
  • Martin Co. contest needs 2 more reps, Vikki & Lewis Leonard
  • Tavares, needs another rep, EJ Kraus
  • Haines City request sanctioning, 2/28/15, 2/27/16 & 2/24/17
  • Lakeland Kids Pack added to calendar, October 3 & 4, 2014
  • Live Oak, Smokin on the Suwannee, sanctioned for 7/19/15, 7/18/16 & 7/17/17
  • Hobbs New Mexico, September 13, 2014
  • Jessup GA, October 25, 2014
  • Elba AL November 7 & 8, 2014
  • Brooksville to be announced

New business

  • Gary Washam, is now an approve rep
  • New rep manual has been approved
  • Hobbs, New Mexico, judges will be 100% FBA trained

No further business meeting adjourned at 8:48pm
Next meeting 28th April 2014, at 8PM

Minutes submitted by Katie Buchanan

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