Mid Atlantic Barbecue Association
Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting
January 13, 2020

Board Members on Call:
Luke Darnell
Brian Walrath
Chris Hall
Ercole Chila
Mark Kenney
Bob Trudnak
Amy Overbey
Howard Poole
Chiles Cridlin
Brant Williams
Lisa Dommes
Megan Ferguson

Chris Schriver

New Member Welcome
Luke welcomes new board.

Board Vote to elect Chris Schriver to serve out Chris Hall’s Unexpired Year
Motion to have Chris Schriver serve out Chris Hall’s term, second, motion passed.

Officer Elections
President – Lisa –nominates Amy, Amy accepts. Ercole nominates Chiles, Chiles declines. Chris S. nominates Mark, Mark declines. Amy – all ayes, no nayes.  Amy O. new president of MABA.

Secretary – Amy nominates Chris S., Chris S. declines. Lisa is nominated by Brant, Lisa accepts. Chris S. nominates Brant, Brant declines. All in favor for Lisa, all ayes, none oppose.  Lisa is the new Secretary.

Membership Committee Report
Dec – 4 new members, 1 ind, 1 fam, 2 indv.  9 past due.  YTD renewals 207, recent past dues of 6 people.

Publications Committee Report
Brian – Newsletter has dissolved, up to new board to decide if they want do it.  However with the banquet approaching, we’ll be sending lots of communications out about it.

Finance Committee Report
Megan – Finances good.

Mark – website updated with WordPress, backups looking good.

Board Meeting Calendar
Luke to let the new board decide on the board meeting call on the Facebook page.

Trophies for TOY have been ordered.

Contest Raffle
Need to start reaching out to organizers to get donations. Interstate and F’burg in already. BBQ Gives Back donated one day. Google doc to be sent to board for contests to reach out to.

Cooker Raffle
Bob to donate a Monolith Classic with control, Akorn Jr. with control, baskets of Bob’s products.

Megan – we should reach out to Lancaster BBQ Supply, Luke will.

Chiles – Oklahoma Joes.

Brian – Grill Grates/Flame Boss.

Mark – Offer Luke board advisory position as outgoing President, not voting. Mark makes motion…Luke accepts.  Megan seconds, all ayes, no oppose.

Amy – have call with new board to plan meeting sooner than next month.  They all agree.