Hey All -
New Faces Jay+ Gordon
Results of November Poll:
MONDAY - 9
ISLE BREWERS GUILD - 10
TUESDAY - 12
BUTTONWOODS - 17
WEDNESDAY - 16
LOCATION TBD - 10
THURSDAY - 14
Every day and location got a score
12 screen print items (need 24 to order)
5 embroidery items (need 12 to order)
Nationwide Homebrew Competitions
Matt Ellis will be new club coordinator for competitions
Ocean State Homebrew Competition Update
March 24 & 25
3/3 entry deadline
Volunteer sign up sheet for stewarding and judging
Food bank charity drive occurs at the competition - bring a non-perishable, and get a free raffle ticket!
If you have a lead on potential sponsor, please contact Ryan Durgin - ryan....@gmail.com
RIBS meeting in March will be a drop-off location
We want to keep the most entries of all clubs
Special awards for homebrew clubs
Pro-Am award for best in show? Winning entry would go to Great American Beer Fest
Mini Jamboree with the Mashholes
June 2 at KOA Campground in Middleborough MA
Elected Officials and Voting
To be eligible for office the candidate must be an active RIBS member in good standing for a minimum of 4 months.
Candidates can either nominate themselves or be nominated by other members.
Candidates Must hold over 50% of the votes, ties will be broken by existing President.
Office will be held for 1 year but can have multiple terms.
The RIBS officers will pick a member or trusted guest who is not running for an office to conduct the election. They will be designated “Election Officer” for the duration of the meeting. The Election Officer will ensure that the elections are conducted in a fair manner.
Candidates will be allowed to make a speech as to their qualifications and goals.
Voting will be secret ballot. All member will vote by writing their preferred candidate on piece of paper provided and placed into a box. The votes will then be tallied by the election official
The elections will be held in December at the monthly meeting and transfer of power will occur on January 1st of the following year.
If no member challenges an executive seat, that seat will continue to be occupied by the current Executive member.
If any Executive member is unable to perform their duty they are to inform the leadership and step down. The other Executive members will organize an election at the next meeting.
Members must be active and in good standing to participate in any of the election process. This includes both voting and running.
Presidential candidates: Alex,
Vice Presidential candidates: Jamie & Brandon
Secretarial candidates: Mike & Josh
Tech guru: Jake
Vice President: Jamie
Tech Czar: Jake
Vienna Lager Tasting
Alex & Ryan brewed a Vienna lager together at Ed’s homebrew demo day
Split it and fermented separately - accel lager method with American lager yeasts and safale 37/70 at room temp
RIBS Slack account