Minutes of Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0900hrs, 29 June 2015

SUBJECT: Minutes of Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0900hrs,
29 June 2015
ATTENDEES: Austin, Dave; Blanshine, Janet; Brown, John; Burns, Dick; Cenci, Robert; Fox, Jimmie; Guidry, Earle; Henderson, Jim; Joiner, Jere; McClelland, Ron; Miller, Mike; Mogel, Jake; Moyer, Norm; Pfennig, Tonya; Silber, Carl; Solomon, Ron; Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director.
OPENING REMARKS: Meeting called to order by Jim Henderson
– Management Review;
a. Minutes Approval: (Henderson)
– 1 June 2015 Meeting Minutes reviewed.
b. Financial Review ( Henderson for Long)
Summary of Financials at 31 May 2015: Cash on hand $60,006; May 2015 YTD Income $9,932; May 2015 YTD Expenses $15,520; Net Cash Flow $-5,588.
c. Volunteer Hours & Visitors Numbers Through May 2015(Henderson):
– Volunteer Hours: 3,517 v 4,199 May 14
– Visitors: 5,784 v 8,913 May 14
d. Web Site, FB through April 15 (Data from McClelland & Nash):
– Website Hits: 12,803 v 11,735 May 14. A Trip Advisor contact has been added to the website.
– Facebook views: 16,147 v 9,724 May 14
Curator Update (Whalen)
– FPCON Bravo is still in effect. Term indefinite. Staff is working on methods to handle civilian visitors, Active and retired military may still bring escorted visitors. [Subsequent event: On 13 July, with FPCON Bravo still in effect, the restriction on civilian visitors was lifted].
– We need demographics on our visitors for use in the grant application for Broadmoor Hangar Renovation funding. Form will be furnished to the Terminal building office.
– Decals on the re-painted aircraft will be done as soon as weather permits.
– The meeting adjourned to the City Hangar for more review of procedures and exhibits.
Meeting adjourned 1030 hrs.
The next Staff meeting is scheduled for 27 July at 0900.
Respectfully submitted, Jim Henderson, Secretary