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

1 June 2015


ATTENDEES:  Austin, Dave; Burns, Dick; Grier, John; Harris, Jim; Henderson, Jim; Howells, Glynn; Joiner, Jere; Miller, Mike; Mogel, Jake; Moyer, Norm; Pfennig, Tonya; Silber, Carl; Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director.


OPENING REMARKS:  Meeting called to order by Jim Henderson



-          Management Review;

a.      Minutes Approval: (Henderson)

-      30 March 2015 Meeting Minutes reviewed.

b.       Financial Review ( Henderson for Long)

Summary of Financials at 30 April 2015:  Cash on hand $58,739; April 2015 YTD Income $6,420;  April  2015 YTD Expenses $13,210; Net Cash Flow $-6,790.

c.     Volunteer Hours & Visitors Numbers Through April 2015 (Henderson):

-          Volunteer Hours: 2,877 v 3,314 Apr 14

-          Visitors: 4,367 v 6,707 Apr 14

d.  Web Site, FB through April 15 (Data from McClelland & Nash):

-          Website Hits: 9,181 v 8,908 Apr 14   

-          Facebook views: 13,836 v 7,143 Apr 14



               Curator Update (Whalen)

-          Northcom increased security condition worldwide a month ago.  FPCON Bravo is indefinite.  Staff is working to obtain some relaxation for the Museum so that the general public could return to visits.

-          The promotion ceremony for Brigadier General (designate) John Shaw will be in the Airpark on June 5.  PASM volunteers are needed.  Contact Gail Whalen.

-          The “3-pont” coverage for large visitor volumes was reviewed.  (Terminal, EC-121, City Hangar).  Necessitated by limited number of docents.

-          The meeting adjourned to the City Hangar for a review of procedures and exhibits.



                              -Bruce Long has asked that gift shop customers receive the sales receipt from the cash register, plus the customer copy of the credit card receipt (if a cc sale).


Meeting adjourned 1130 hrs.


3.       NEXT MEETING:


                                                The next Staff meeting is scheduled for 29 June at 0900.


Respectfully submitted,  Jim Henderson, Secretary