August 2012 Minutes

Minutes for August 1st Mindbridge Meeting

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes from the July Meeting were not read, butare posted on the Mindbridge list and web site.
  3. Highlights from the Treasurer’s Report were read.
  4. AnimeIowa
    1. It happened!
    2. Went Smooth! 3204 Attendees on the books, 3086 warm bodies.
    3. Post Mortem Meeting September 15th,2:00 pm at the Coralville Convention Center.
  5. ICON
    1. Nothing much to report at this time.
  6. Gamicon
    1. Been having meetings, working on guests.
    2. Registration up soon!
  7. Other Projects
    1. Game Library — Big hit at AnimeIowa!
    2. Book Group — August 20th at Coffee Talk Café at 6 pm. They will be discussing Reamde by Neal Stephenson.
    3. Film Group — August 10th at the Shannon Ryan home at 6:30 pm. They will be viewing Death Note (Live Action).
  8. Old Business
    1. Planning for our next social event. Meeting at the Denny Lynch home for a Geek Mingle, bring a geek-themed dessert to share. A prize will be awarded for the best dessert.
    2. Mindbridge Polos: New logo and shirts to come from Rage Graphics. Prices coming soon!
  9. New Business
    1. AI Staff: we are looking for feedback on how things went this year. Contact Catherine Schaff-Stump. Let her know what went well and what needs improvement.
    2. In view of events at ReaderCon this year, theboard is currently updating the Mindbridge policy on harassment.
    3. Membership will vote to ammend the AnimeIowa bid for 2013 at the September Mindbridge meeting.
  10. Adjournment to the Mill Restaurant for socialhijinx.

Next Mindbridge meeting: September 5th at the Denny Lynch Home at 7:00PM.