SUBJECT: Minutes of
30 January 2017
ATTENDEES: Austin, Dave; Brown, John; Burns, Dick; Freyer, Gus; Henderson, Jim; Howells, Glyn; Howells, Phyllis; McClelland, Ron; Mika, Ed; Miller, Mike; Moyer, Norm; Murphy, Joe; Reiner, Errol; Silber, Carl; Solomon, Ron; Yepez, Linda; Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director; Nash, Jeff, DAFC, Deputy Director.
Opening Remarks: Meeting called to order at 0905.
Henderson reported that full year volunteer hours were 9,128,down 4.0% from last year; museum visitors were 21,086, up 6.4%; Website visits were 38,595, 14.7% ahead of last year and Facebook reaches at 241,484 were 2.85 times last year’s number.
McClelland reported on problems and fixes in the website/Peterson internet system. He and Nash spend a lot of time keeping things working. Thank you.
Curator Update (Whalen)
Whalen’s “2016 Year in Review” draft was presented. It includes a listing of accomplishments and setbacks for the year.
The perpetrators of the November museum break-in have been caught. One is currently in jail.
Regional Air Show will be Sept. 23-24, 2017.
Beneficiaries will be the Peterson Air and
There will be a change of command at 21SW in May.
There will be a major Command Inspection in March.
Our goal is to recruit 15 new volunteers to build up the docent ranks.
The aircraft repair will be under a new five-year contract. The plan is to repair eight aircraft, plus the P-40, this year.
Meeting adjourned at 1030 hours.
Next meeting: 27 February at 0900 hrs.
Jim Henderson, Secretary.