28 Feb 14

SUBJECT: Minutes of Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0901hrs,

28 February 2014


ATTENDEES: Brown, John, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret); Burns, Dick, USA (Vet); Fox, Jimmie, Maj., USAF (Ret); Freyer, Gus, Col., USAF (Ret); Grier, John, MSgt USAF (Ret); Henderson, Jim, Secretary; Horne, Al, USAF (Vet); Kleveno, Al, USN (Vet); Long, Bruce, SMSgt, USAF (Ret), Treasurer; McClelland, Ron,   Maj., USAF (Ret); Miller, Mike, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret); Moyer, Norm, SMSgt, USAF (Ret); Silber, Carl; Solomon, Ron, USAF (Vet); Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director;



OPENING REMARKS: Meeting called to order by Henderson



–          Management Review;

  1. Minutes Approval: (Henderson)

–     7 Feb 14 Meeting Minutes reviewed and approved.

  1. Financial Review (Long):

–         Financials at 31 Jan 14 reviewed.

  • Cash on hand $46,751
  1. Accessions, Volunteer Hours & Visitors Numbers (Whalen):

–         Volunteer Hours: 600 (est.) Feb 14 v 676 Jan 14

–         Visitors: 913 v 1,025

–           Facebook views: 1,592 v 1,791     

–    d. Web Site (McClelland):

–           Website Hits: 1,691 v 2,043

–           GOS hits: 212 v 329

e.   Open Items (Whalen):

–          Docent book on exhibits has been revised. Copy in the docent office for all to review and comment.

–          Landscape architect’s renderings of Broadmoor Hangar landscaping, parking and roadway revisions presented. 21SW has the final say.


–          2.   NEW BUSINESS

  1. Curator Update (Whalen)

–          Galbreath has finished the F-5 model. Will be in City Hangar for Vol. Appreciation Day, then hung in Terminal building.

–          Volunteer Appreciation Day is 21 Apr 14 at 1300 hrs. Some Vol. staff is working with Whalen on the function.

–          Still have a need for additional Saturday docents.

–          The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow is set for 8 – 9 Aug 14.   Westpac is the organizer.

–          Burns is starting work on a project to video veteran’s remembrances of their service.

–          The STEM Rocks Fair is set for 24 August (19 Aug alternate date).   There will also be three summer camps in association with the Challenger Learning Center.

–          The Air Force Chief of Staff sent a reminder for all to eliminate unprofessional remarks about gay and lesbian couples.


Meeting adjourned 1001 hrs.





28 Mar 14, 0901 hrs. Museum Offices.


James H Henderson