2015 KAA Winter Convention recap

The 2015 KAA Winter Convention featured excellent networking opportunities and auctioneer education in addition to the 2015 KAA Auctioneer Championship preliminary round. It all started off on Thursday evening with the President's Reception in a suite, KAA board meeting an the past president's meeting with incoming president, Bill Eberhardt. Real estate continuing education courses were held Friday during the day with a required broker core course on office management by the Wichita Area Association of REALTORS® and an elective course called Auction Verdicts taught by Mike Brandly. The Auxi...
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Winter Convention awards, new leadership and Auctioneer Championship finalists

2012 Kansas Auctioneers Association – Convention News items The Kansas Auctioneers Association will be guided in 2012 by the following officers and directors. President Lance Fullerton of El Dorado President Elect Richard Garvin of Tecumseh Vice President Megan McCurdy of Wichita Executive Director LaDonna Schoen-Gehring of Newton Chairman of the Board Jack Newcom of Leon Director Bill Eberhardt of Augusta Director Lester Edgecomb of Baldwin City Director Gail Hancock of Emporia Director Tom Lindsay, Jr. of Bonner Springs Director Jim Schoen of Wichita Director Jeff Ru...
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KAA’s Megan McCurdy First Runner Up at IAC

More than 80 auctioneers from as far away as Cork City, Ireland, competed on July 15 in the 23rd International Auctioneer Championship (IAC) competition. Established in 1988, the annual IAC competition is the most competitive bid calling contest for auctioneers and IAC champions are considered to be the world’s top bid calling auctioneers. Sponsored by the National Auctioneers Association, this year’s competition took place at the 62ndInternational Auctioneers Conference and Show in Orlando, Fla. The current Kansas Champion Auctioneer is Megan McCurdy, CAI, BAS, of Wichita, who represented ...
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2010 Board of Directors

2010 Executive Board President Andy Conser PO Box 114 Valley Falls, KS 66088 Office 785.806.6921 President Elect Jack Newcom 112 N. Main Leon, KS 67074 Office 316.742.3311 Mobile 316.250.0077 Vice President Lance Fullerton Executive Director LaDonna F. Schoen 912 Country Lane Newton, KS 67114 Phone 316.283.7780 Fax 316.283.7780 Mobile 785.658.5667 Directors with terms expiring 2011 Kevin Ediger 236 Comanche Rd Windom, KS 67491 Office 620.257.5656 Fax 620.257.5657 Robert Haley 300 W. 101 St. N Valley Center, KS 67147 316.250.7340 [email protected]..
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2009 KAA Bid Calling Championship

The Kansas Auctioneers Association, Inc. held their State Bid Calling Contest at the Kansas State Fair on September 16.  Seventeen contestants vied for the championship and the opportunity to compete on a national level.  The competition was judged by Ralph Wade, National Livestock Bid Call Champion; Jodi Sweeney, International Women's Auctioneer Champion and Mark Younger, International Ringman Competition Champion.  Competing this year were Jeff Temme, Petersburg, NE; John Kisner, Hays, KS; Justin Schultis, Fairbury, NE; Lance Fullerton, ElDorado, KS; Lance Kinderknecht, Almena, K...
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2006 KAA Bid Calling Championship

Robert Haley received the 2006 Champion Bid Caller plaque from Bob McBride. Robert will represent Kansas at the NAA Bid Call Contest in San Diego in July of 2007 Finalists were left to right: Robert Haley, Champion; Aaron McKee, 1st; Megan McCurdy, 2nd; Robert Mayo, 3rd; Thomas Lindsay, 4th.
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