Present: Alicia Miller, Ken Brown, Elaine Gladhill, John Gorman, Joe Mackley, and Lee Royer.
Staff: John Miller and Clint Rock
Membership: Duke & Lynn Martin
Alicia Miller called the meeting to order at 6:35 pm
The Minutes of the March meeting were approved on a John Gorman/Lee Royer motion. Vote was unanimous.
An April Treasurers Report was not available
Duke Martin discussed the proposed Night at the Museum event, suggesting that the FMPB, Inc. purchase a small games of chance license to be able to conduct this and similar events and fundraisers. The Board agreed to apply for/purchase the license at $125.00/year on a Joe Mackley/John Gorman motion. Vote was unanimous. Duke went on to explain that a winner, drawn at the August meeting, will win a dinner for 6 at the museum and a guided tour with John Miller.
John Gorman discussed the Brubaker memorial event, outlining the itinerary, parking, and set-up.
Alicia Miller discussed opening weekend of the museum, stating that there were 45 guests in attendance.
There are no updates on the closing at this time
John Gorman said that he is going to approach Walmart for an update on the television
Alicia Miller briefly discussed brochures for the museum, stating that FCVB can help with printing.
Alicia discussed having shirts made for docents, the first shirt for docents paid for by the FMPB, and then any additional the docent would purchase. Also, any board member who wanted another shirt will be able to purchase. It was agreed to explore the costs on a Joe Mackley/John Gorman motion. Vote was unanimous.
Alicia noted supplies at the museum, where they are located. Procedure for cash deposits was discussed, Alicia will get on Monday and drop off to Stephanie at Charlie’s office for deposit.
John Millers books were briefly discussed but any decisions on their sale were tabled until a later date.
Security cameras were also discussed but tabled, as well.
Alicia Miller pointed out that membership for 2015 is low and suggested a membership drive, which would include contacting members from 2014 who have not renewed their membership.
She also gave an update on the canon, saying that it has been delayed until May.
It was decided to begin amending the bylaws to give at large honorary board members voting privileges at meetings in the absence of a quorum on a Joe Mackley/Lee Royer motion. Vote was unanimous.
It was also discussed that due to the new mandated reporter laws, any docents in the museum, including board members, may have to have background checks completed.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm on a Joe Mackley/Ken Brown motion. Vote was unanimous.
Clint Rock, recording Secretary, For Gary L. Muller