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DEPARTMENT BYLAWS (Effective 02/18/2015)

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DEPARTMENT POLICIES

2005-01 – Policy for Declaring a Period of Mourning Within the Department of Kansas

2012-01 – Policy for Use of Council Electronic Meeting Room Within the Department of Kansas

2013-01 – Policy for Websites, Social Media Pages and Groups Within the Department of Kansas

 

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DEPARTMENT PROCEDURES

Organizing a New Camp Within the Department of Kansas

 

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ĞĞĞDEPARTMENT ORDERSĞĞĞ

 

Department Orders are grouped by the issuing Department Commander and term of office.  These orders are viewable directly on the website.  The orders issued by previous commanders are combined into a single .PDF file for that year.  This format will require Adobe Reader in order to view them.

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2015-2016 – Commander Kent M. Melcher

Order No. 1 – 01/10/2015 – Announcement of Elected and Appointed Officers

Order No. 2 – 01/10/2015 – Appointment of Standing Committee – Bylaws Committee

Order No. 3 – 01/10/2015 – Wear of Elected Department Officer Badge by the Elected Department Officers

Order No. 4 – 01/10/2015 – Establishment of Special Committee – Vision Committee

Order No. 5 – 04/21/2015 – 134th National Encampment

Order No. 6 – 04/29/2015 – Installation of Humboldt Camp No. 9

Order No. 7 – 05/05/2015 – Appointment of Chairman of the Kansas Delegation to the 134th National Encampment

Order No. 8 – 08/28/2015 – Notification of Fall Council Meeting

Order No. 9 – 09/10/2015 – Review of Camp Bylaws

Order No. 10 – 12/1/2015 – Notification of Twentieth Annual Department Encampment

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2014-2015 – Commander Rocky L. Bartlow (Second Term)

2014-2015 series in .pdf format

2013-2014 – Commander Rocky L. Bartlow (First Term)

2013-2014 series in .pdf format

2012-2013 – Commander Roy A. Lafferty (Third Term)

2012-2013 series in .pdf format

2011-2012 – Commander Roy A. Lafferty (Second Term)

2011-2012 series in .pdf format

2010-2011 – Commander James R. Knopke (Second Term)

2010-2011 series in .pdf format

2009-2010 – Commander James M. Converse

2009-2010 series in .pdf format

2008-2009 – Commander Craig A. Sundell

2008-2009 series in .pdf format

2007-2008 – Commander Roy A. Lafferty (First Term)

2007-2008 series in .pdf format

2006-2007 – Commander Randal L. Durbin

2006-2007 series in .pdf format

2005-2006 – Commander James R. Knopke (First Term)

2005-2006 series in .pdf format

2004 - 2005 Commander Thomas E. Schmidt

2004-2005 series in .pdf format

2003 - 2004 Commander Kenneth R. Spurgeon

2003-2004 series in .pdf format

2002- 2003 Commander Alan L. Russ

2002-2003 series in .pdf format

2001 - 2002 Commander Randall M. Thies

2001-2002 series in .pdf format

2000 - 2001 Commander Kenneth Strader

No Department Orders were published by Commander Strader

1999 – 2000 Commander Franklin C. Bergquist

No Department Orders were published by Commander Bergquist

1998 – 1999 Commander Dean K. Speaks (Third Term)

1998-1999 series in .pdf format

1997 – 1998 Commander Dean K. Speaks (Second Term)

1997-1998 series in .pdf format

1996 – 1997 Commander Dean K. Speaks (First Term)

1996-1997 series in .pdf format

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ĞĞĞDEPARTMENT ENCAMPMENT PROCEEDINGSĞĞĞ

 

The following files contain the proceedings of the indicated Department Encampments.  These proceedings are the official record of the encampment.

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19th ENCAMPMENT – January 10, 2015, Rocky L. Bartlow, Commander

18th ENCAMPMENT – January 11, 2014, Rocky L. Bartlow, Commander

17th ENCAMPMENT – January 12, 2013, Roy A. Lafferty, Commander

16th ENCAMPMENT – April 28, 2012, Roy A. Lafferty, Commander

15th ENCAMPMENT – April 30, 2011, James R. Knopke, Commander

14th ENCAMPMENT – April 24, 2010, James M. Converse, Commander

13th ENCAMPMENT – April 25, 2009, Craig A. Sundell, Commander

12th ENCAMPMENT – April 26, 2008 Roy A. Lafferty, Commander

11th ENCAMPMENT – April 28, 2007, Randal L. Durbin, Commander

10th ENCAMPMENT – April 22, 2006, James R. Knopke, Commander

9th ENCAMPMENT – April 23, 2005, Thomas E. Schmidt, Commander

8th ENCAMPMENT – April 24, 2004, Kenneth R. Spurgeon, Commander [Note 1]

7th ENCAMPMENT – April 26, 2003, Alan L. Russ, Commander

6th ENCAMPMENT – April 27, 2002, Randall M. Thies, Commander

5th ENCAMPMENT – April 7, 2001, Kenneth D. Strader, Commander

SPECIAL ENCAMPMENT – April 7, 2001, Kenneth D. Strader, Commander

4th ENCAMPMENT – April 29, 2000, Franklin C. Bergquist, Commander

3rd ENCAMPMENT – May 8, 1999, Dean K. Speaks, Commander [Note 1]

2nd ENCAMPMENT – April 25, 1998, Dean K. Speaks, Commander [Note 1]

1st ENCAMPMENT – February 22-23, 1997, Dean K. Speaks, Commander

SPECIAL ENCAMPMENT – August 1996, Dean K. Speaks, Acting Commander

 

Note 1:  Minutes/proceedings for this encampment are not available to be posted.

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