January 2015 Minutes

Mindbridge Membership Meeting, January 7th, 2015

  1. Waved at meeting minutes
  2. Treasurer’s report given
  3. Gamicon Report
    1. Bag Stuffing Sat. Feb 8th, 420 N. 1st Ave. Iowa City, IA 6:30 pm
    2. Gamicon Omega is February 20-22, 2015 www.gamicon.org
    3. Has over 174 tables scheduled, 2 LARP’s, The Gamers Movies, 1st Annual Hall Costume Contest, over 170 pre-registered attendees, King of Tokyo Tournament, Iowa Steampunk Tea Party, Steve Jackson Games, Pathfinder, Adventurer’s League (5th Ed D&D), Grindhouse and much, much more.
    4. GM Party at Critical Hit Games, Sat. Jan.17, 1-5 pm Last chance to turn in events and Pre-register.
    5. Turned in Gamicon 2016 Bid (Gamicon Magnesium 25th Element for 25th Gamicon) Pat McCauley, Jim Castlebury and Shawn Johnson execs
  4. AnimeIowa Report
    1. AI — Turned in 2016 Bid (Adam Brower, Alyssa Kritz, Jennifer Sample, Alex Phillips and Chris Verlo execs)
    2. July 29-31st, 2016.
    3. Free Staff Memberships for 2016
    4. Sat. Jan.11th 2pm next meeting at Coralville Marriott Staff Recruitment
    5. Forums are working again
  5. ICON Report
    1. Dana Beatty is no longer PR head.
    2. Ideas for 40: NASA Astronaut, Skeptic Panels, Svenghoulie, Vincent Price Daughter, Greg Frost. They need a PR person and a Dealer person.
    3. Reg so far 106 Adult at ICON 39, 2 Youths, 20 volunteer comps, 2 database comps, 4 Benefactors and 1 comp Pro.
  6. Game Library — New storage tub, new games: Timeline, 7 Wonders, Quarriors and Escape.
  7. Book Group
    1. Mon. Jan 19th 6 pm David Weber, On Basilisk Station
    2. Feb. 16 Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things
    3. Mindbridge reads year end prizes — 4 $25 dollar winners: John Johnson, Mark McKibben, Steve Tait, and Sara Castlebury.
    4. None of the winners were present and need to contact Michele Maakestad for your prize. Next year winners will need to be present to win. Total books read by eligible readers was 783 books. Great job everyone.
  8. Storage Locker — Marty is AWESOME!!! The new locker is ready for transfer of AI items. The old locker has been reorganized. We need a new step ladder.
  9. Next meeting at ARC of Southeast Iowa, Feb. 4th There will be votes on AI 2016 and Gamicon Mg(2016).

Meeting adjourned.