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

26 April 2013


ATTENDEES:  Austin, Dave, CMSgt, USAF (Ret); Brown, John, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret); Brown, Paul, MSgt, USAF (Ret); Burns, Dick, USA (Vet); Cawood, John, Lt. Col USAF (Ret); Grier, John, MSgt, USAF (Ret); Henderson, Jim, Secretary; Long, Bruce, SMSgt, USAF (Ret);  McClelland, Ron,  Maj., USAF (Ret); Solomon, Ron, USAF (Vet);  Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director; Nash, Jeff, DAFC, Assít. Director;


OPENING REMARKS:  Meeting called to order by Henderson



A.    Management Review;

(1)   Minutes Approval: (Henderson)

-          29 March 13 Minutes reviewed and approved.

(2)   Financial Review (Henderson):

-      Financials at 31 march 13 reviewed and approved. (Attached)

-     Cash balance 31 March 13: $45,540

-     Income YTD:   $11,952

-     Expenditures YTD:   $10,257

-     Donations YTD: $10,080 (included in Income and contains $2,650 in-kind); Donation Box Mar 13, $117.

(3)   Accessions, Volunteer Hours & Visitors Numbers (Whalen):

-     735 Volunteer hours during Mar 13

-     724 Visitors at Peterson during Mar 13

(4)   Web Site (McClelland):

-          1,316 hits on the PASMF Home Site during Apr 13.

-          229 hits on the Galaxy of Stars site during Apr 13.


-          Drawings and sketches from the Broadmoor Hangar Planner were reviewed.  The formal report and cost estimates are expected soon.

-          All booted surfaces and the glare shield on the EC-121 will be painted with an elastic paint as soon as weather reliably warms.

-          Facilities management: There will be no work on the City Hangar and no significant landscape work due to budget cuts.

-          Volunteer training:  All volunteer staff members must complete the 2013 PASM Volunteer Training on the website by June 1.  Password for training items on website is connie_425. 



2.       NEW  BUSINESS:                     

-          Burns is working with the USOC Training Center to publicize the connection of Ent AFB to Peterson AFB.

-          Long presented a draft of a new guide to the museum including a map of the grounds and layout of exhibits in the buildings.


Meeting adjourned 1025 hrs.





31 May 2013, 0900h, Museum Conference Room



James H Henderson