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.


3.       NEXT MEETING:


The next Staff meeting is scheduled for 27 July at 0900.


Respectfully submitted, Jim Henderson, Secretary