SUBJECT:Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0900hrs 25 Sep 2009

 

ATTENDEES:G. W. Clark, M/G USAF (Ret) President; R. Gray, B/Gen USAF (Ret), Vice President;E. Weaver, CMSgt USAF (Ret) Secretary/Treasurer, G. Whalen, DAFC,Curator Pete Museum, J. Nash, DAFC Staff; M. Cooper, DAFC, Staff;Al Horne, USAF (Vet);J. Brown, Lt Col USAF (Ret;, E. Smalley, SMSGT USAF (Ret);E. Newman, CMSgt USAF (Ret);†† D. Burns;J. Cawood, Lt Col USAF (Ret);J. Grier, MSgt USAF (Ret);D. Austin, CMSgt USAF (Ret);R. McClelland, Major USAF (Ret);A. Foster, Capt, USAF (Ret);S. Brite, USAF Vet;C. McCarthy, Col, USAF (Ret);E. Kelly, SMSgt USAF (Ret), J. McKinney, CMSGT USAF (Ret)

 

1.     OPENING REMARKS:CLARK called the meeting to order in the Conference Room.Three new volunteers were introduced and welcomed Ms COOPER new Museum Staff member.

2.     OLD BUSINESS:

 

A.    Management Review;

(1)  Minutes Approval:

-        28 Aug 09 Minutes Approved.

(2)  Open Item New Exhibit Report (WHALEN):

-        We have obtained the services of a graphic designer (Diane Vulcan) to complete the posters (CLOSED)

(3)  Open ItemM-21 Re-entry vehicle (WHALEN):

-        NMAF will put our Museum on the M-21 wish list.

-        GRAY will discuss the item with Jay KELLY (AAFM President).

(4)  Open Item Signage (WHALEN):

-        Main entrance sign (at Peterson Blvd & Ent Ave) approved & Funded FY 2009 monies.

-        Building signs programmed for FY 2010 funding.Work orders submitted.

(5)  Open Item Visitor Center Lt Peterson Poster (WHALEN):

-        Design complete-working on installation.

(6)  Financial Review (Weaver):

-        As of 31 Aug 09

-        Cash Available:$22,477

-        Income to date:†† $19,334

-        Expenditures:†††† $18,398

(7)  Volunteer Hours/Visitors & Web Site Numbers (Weaver/Smalley):

-        As of 31 Aug 09.

-        5,197 Volunteer hours to date.

-        13,286 Visitors to date

-        Web Site

-- 115,876 Web Site Hits since 2002.

††††††††††††††††††††††† -Ten accessions to date.

(8)  Web Site (SMALLEY):

-        As of 31 Aug 09 117,712 hits.

-        This morning 118,999 hits, Updated numerous items to the site-thanks to all those individuals who provided me with pictures.

 

3.     NEW BUSINESS:

A.    Curator Update (Whalen):.

-        Site preparation continues for the new location of the F-101 (North of base ops) ECD Nov-Mar 2010)

-        Contractor working in the air park on the F-4C, CF-101, F-86, F-89, F-94 and EC-121T. ECD: 27 Nov 09

-        Work continues inside Bldg 140 (Hangar #1) to provide a new location for the functions in the Broadmoor Hangar (non Museum) to move to.

4.     OPEN DISCUSSION:

A.    DVD copies:

-        Twenty-Five copies of the Museumís Oeientation Presentation completed.

KUDOS to E. NEWMAN.

B.    Newsletter Inputs:

-        Please get to J. MCKINNEY soonest.

C.    Volunteer Cook Out:

-        Great success-KUDOS to Gail, Jeff, and Meredith- and all the great cooks!

5.     CLOSING REMARKS:

†† Next Meeting:

(1)  0900hrs, 30 Nov 09, Ops Building Conference Room.

 

 

 

EDWARD W. WEAVER, CMSGT, USAF

Secretary & Treasurer