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Overview of the 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

The evening began with a delicious meal that was catered by Ray’s Countryside Catering Inc of Colwich, Kansas. The service was prompt and gracious and several members talked about the great food.

Orville Miller, the board chairman, called the meeting to order around 7:00 pm. Bob Boltz came up and gave the invocation. Mark Engelland, the board secretary, pronounced that we had 166 members present which qualified as a quorum. He then stated that the official announcement of the meeting was mailed out April 18th in accordance with our bylaws. He then read the minutes to last year’s annual meeting. Chairman Miller then asked for and received a motion and a second to approve the minutes of last year’s meeting.

Chairman Miller then introduced Mike Meisenheimer with Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris, which is the firm who conducts our audit. Mike gave an overview of the financial statement of our coop. Chairman Miller then asked and received a motion and a second to accept the financial report.

Chairman Miller then introduced Ed Jones of the nomination committee. Ed placed the names of Michael Stueder, Jason Stansbury, Todd Oden, Jack Farney, and Geoffery Burgess as the nominees for the board of directors. Chairman Miller then asked for any nominations from the floor and hearing none asked for and received a motion and a second to cease nominations. Ballots were collected by several tellers.

Chairman Miller gave his report and then introduced Joe Schauf, our General Manager and Joe gave his report. Chairman Miller then asked for any new business. Hearing none he asked for any old business. There was none.

Orville then announced the winners of the election. Jason Stansbury won in the northern territory, Todd Oden in the central and Jack Farney in the southern territory.

The meeting was then adjourned. Joe Schauf and Mark Engelland announced the winners of the door prizes and Joe introduced our entertainer, Jerry Carroll. Jerry was a fabulous entertainer and had the crowd laughing for an hour.

Click Here – For the 2016 Financials

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