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Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting

FBA Board of Directors Meeting - November 25, 2013

8:00 PM Meeting Open

Board Members Present: : Tony Wolfe, Ed Hartwig, Marty Hyde, Steve Brumm & Katie Buchanan
Guests in Attendance: Rick DiMaggio, Mac McLaughlin, Rick Browne and Vikki Leonard

E-Mail Business:

  1. Membership renewals for January will be mailed out 12/01/13, if no email address on file, will be sent by USPS.
  2. Smoke on the Water, Ft Meyers, site has been approved.
  3. Bainbridge Ga, request sanctioning for 3 years; 2014, 2015 & 2016

Treasurer's Report - Marty Hyde

  1. $22062.10 in bank
  2. No outstanding bills

Membership - Katie Buchanan

  1. 824 members
  2. 30 life members
  3. 14 restaurant
  4. 6 corporate
  5. 152 cook teams
  6. 486 judges

Judges Committee: Marty Hyde

  1. Nothing new

Contests - Tony Wolfe

  1. Organizers choose judges for their contest, sign up early

New Business:

  1. Rick Browne, from Barbecue America Magazine, will be publishing bi-month magazine starting in April 2014.
  2. New reps in training Kevin French, Lewis & Vikki Leonard
  3. CLY Party - 25 members have signed up. Working on door prizes.

Being no other business meeting closed at 8:43 PM
Next Board meeting will be December 30th 8 PM ET

Minutes submitted by Katie Buchanan

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