PETERSON AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

FOUNDATION

VOLUNTEER STAFF MEETING

1100 Monday 24 June 2019

Broadmoor Hangar Meeting room

 

0900 CALL TO ORDER     - 0903

 

Attendees:  Bruce Long, Gail Whalen (DAFC), Errol Reiner, Glyn Howells, Phyllis Howells, Linda Yepez, Lydia Todd, Richard DeLisi, Valencia Shuler

             

PASM Director’s report

o   With the bad weather, continue to look for leaks in the various buildings on the campus.

o   Eight aircraft done this summer

o   Meet with new 21st CC, Col Fazarono soon

o   No new ceremonies to be scheduled

o   Closed July 4-7 due to availability if Docents

o   Only two Starbase groups scheduled this summer

o   Can hire interns through 21st  SW Legal office

 

Broadmoor Hanger expansion/development:

Discussions continue with potential modernization of BH. 

Will spend up to $95K this year for the charrette which will result in a project and funding document for 2020/2021 budget.

 

Regardless of who ends up being located in the BH, it will need to be brought up to code which will include a sprinkler system and other modifications.  USSPACECOM or other agencies may require some space within the BH.  Yet to be determined.

 

Broadmoor Hangar Exterior Upgrades

Completed-vestibule replacement, positive drainage, overgrown plants removed, new landscaping installed

- In the works – exterior paint repairs including replacing stucco where needed

 

Aircraft painting/restoration

Fully funded for 2018/2019 – resumes when weather stabilizes

2018 – Canberra - upgrade continues.

2019 – Shooting Star, Delta Dagger, Hornet, Voodoo, BOMARC

                                       

Aircraft signage replaced by base contract -F-94 Starfire, F-89 Scorpion, T-33 Shooting Star, Nike HAWK, BOMARC, Nike Hercules.

Still due: EB-57 Canberra, CF-100 Canuck, Nike Ajax, F-4 Phantom

 

Due to be completed with PASM Foundation funding: F-104 Starfighter, P-40 Warhawk

Includes fabrication of the sign structure (Arms Inc., -Frank), graphics (Diane artist) – and vinyl sign production (Microcrafts)

 

Vietnam Exhibit will be ready soon

 

Medal of Honor Park Update

CE structure evaluated and determined the sidewalks and wall structures are failing and need complete repair.

 

 CE will install the commemorative tiles in place of the existing tiles on the MOH back wall, but only after repairs have been made. 2020 project – 21 SW funds

 

National Listing:

Don’t get rid of anything that relates to NORAD.

 

USSPACECOM: 

Admin folks are being pulled from many units on base.  New building will be built where the softball diamonds are currently located. 


Presidents Report

o   Need to re-energize the volunteers and do more of the Foundation’s business

o   Need to identify a Docent Coordinator to liaison between Museum staff, Foundation Officers and volunteers.

o   February Financial report approved, should we lose our space in BH, we will need to contact Donors to see where they want to shift their donations.

o   March Minutes approved

o   Use web site that is available

o   Increase effort to recruit new volunteers/Docents

o   Identify organizations that might have folks that would volunteer

 

Regional Pikes Peak Air Show, 21-22 Sep

o   Volunteer recruitment and revitalization

o   Museum store status

o   Pikes Peak Regional Air Show planning

o   Generator Tune-up, delivery & return

o   Store operations – volunteers needed

§  Set up store

§  Operate store

§  Tear down

o   Volunteer signup sheets

§  Two shifts per day

·         ˝ hour prior to opening to Noon

·         Noon to ˝ hour after closing

o   Handling finances

o   NG grant submitted

 

NEW BUSINESS

o   Volunteer appreciation photo’s

o   Cheyenne Mountain tour

o   Kay Pennay is attempting to schedule a Cheyenne Mountain tour for Docents and one guest. 

 

Closing Remarks

o   Next meeting is Monday 29 July at 0900 in the BH

 

Adjourn

o   1008