SUBJECT:  Minutes of Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0900hrs,

27 July 2015

 

ATTENDEES:  Blanshine, Janet; Brown, John; Grier, John; Harris, Jim; Henderson, Jim; Howells, Glynn;  McClelland, Ron; Miller, Mike; Moyer, Pfennig, Tonya; Silber, Carl; Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director; Nash, Jeff, DAFC, Deputy Director.

 

OPENING REMARKS:  Meeting called to order by Jim Henderson

John Brown, on behalf of the Tuesday docent crew, presented a retirement flag, flown at the museum flag pole on 30 June to Jim Harris, SMSgt (Ret.), USAF.

 

1.      OLD BUSINESS:

-          Management Review;

a.      Minutes Approval: (Henderson)

-          29 June 2015 Meeting Minutes reviewed.

b.      Financial Review (No report)

c.   Volunteer Hours & Visitors Numbers Through June 2015(Henderson):

-          Volunteer Hours: 4,305 v 4,965 Jun 14

-          Visitors: NA

d.      Web Site, FB through April 15 (Data from McClelland& Nash):

-          Website Hits: 17,010 v 15,542 Jun 14.  Working on simplification of visitor pass application.

-          Facebook views: 23,361 v 11,702 Jun 14

 

2.      NEW BUSINESS

-          Curator Update (Whalen)

-          FPCON Bravo is still in effect.  Term indefinite.    On 13 July, the restriction on civilian visitors was lifted.

-          Will soon have evaluations for visitors to fill out.

-          The CF-18 is still scheduled for October, 2015.

-          STEM Fair is 29 August.  Set up on 28 Aug.  No visitors those days except workers/ participants.

-          Be alert for and please report any water damage to the property due to recent heavy rains.

-          The graphics for displays in the City Hangar will go up soon.

-          Situational awareness when on docent duty was stressed.  The only warning of danger is now a steady siren.

-          Use 3 pt. coverage (zone defense) when things get busy.

-          Be aware of visitors who just show up in the park without going through the terminal building (in attempt to get accurate visitor counts).

-          We will be making videos of docents talking about various aspects of the museum tours.     

 

-          Meeting adjourned 1030 hrs.

 

3.       NEXT MEETING:

 

                        The next Staff meeting is scheduled for 28 Sept. at 0900.  No meeting in August.

 

Respectfully submitted, Jim Henderson, Secretary