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;

a.      Minutes Approval: (Henderson)

-      7 Feb 14 Meeting Minutes reviewed and approved.

b.       Financial Review (Long):

-           Financials at 31 Jan 14 reviewed.

·         Cash on hand $46,751

c.        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

a.      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.



3.       NEXT MEETING:


28 Mar 14, 0901 hrs. Museum Offices.


James H Henderson