SUBJECT: Minutes of Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation Staff Meeting, 0900hrs,
23 May 2016
ATTENDEES: Burns, Dick; Harris, Jim; Henderson, Jim; Howells, Glynn; Howells, Phyllis; McClelland, Ron; Miller, Mike; Moyer, Norm; Yepez, Linda; Whalen, Gail, DAFC, Director;
OPENING REMARKS: Meeting called to order at 0900.
No changes in minutes of April meeting.
Henderson presented the April statistics: volunteers 2,923 YTD Apr v 3,266 in 2015, visitors 5,095 YTD Apr v 4,367 in 2015, Website visits YTD Apr 10,859 v 9,181 in 2015, Facebook visits YTD Mar 129,252 v 13,836 in 2015.
Henderson, in for Treasurer Long, presented the April 2016 financial report: YTD Revenue $13,306; YTD Expense $4,226; Cash in bank $46,929 for operations and $16,362 for Broadmoor Hangar Renovation.
McClelland commented that “visitcos.com” is the top referral site to our website.
Curator Update (Whalen)
The CF-18 will be installed on 6 June. Dedication is planned for 24 June.
The Volunteer Appreciation dinner will be in June.
The Sgt. Mark Aragon Commemorative Exhibition was opened on 16 May.
No civilian visitor passes June 1 and 2 due to security for VIP visitors on base.
The PASMF Board Chairman threw out the first pitch at the Sky Sox game on Sunday, 22 May. Janet Blanshine, Carl Silber and Linda Yepez manned a table on the concourse and passed out many museum brochures.
Volunteer Update status: 34 total with 17 active. Will advertise again.
Meeting adjourned 1000 hrs.
Next meeting: 27 June at 0900 hrs.
Jim Henderson, Secretary.