MB Meeting Minutes June 6, 2018 at ARC of SE Iowa

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes – reading waived
  3. Treasurer’s Report – we have more $$ than last month but it will be spent in July
  4. Convention Reports
    1. AnimeIowa
      1. Next meeting 2 pm Saturday June 23 at Adventureland Inn in Altoona Ia
      2. Seth Greif is now Logistics Head
      3. Have guests
      4. Need someone to drive truck to Des Moines and back
      5. Need more volunteers
      6. Had 1,600 pre-regs a few days ago
    2. ICON
      1. Next meeting – Saturday June 9, Pot Luck Picnic at 2 PM in the ST Morris Park in Coralville by the Coralville Public Library, Jenny is providing meat, bring your own beverages and a side to share
    3. Gamicon
      1. Next meeting Sunday June 10, North Liberty Pizza Ranch, 6 pm for food, 6:30 pm for the meeting
      2. Have two guests, Tracie is working on a third at little cost to Gamicon
  5. Other Projects
    1. Game Library
      1. Games & Dates
        1. Castle Panic, Munchkin Panic and Star Trek Panic, 5pm-8pm, Thursday June 7, The Hobby Corner of Iowa City
        2. Thursday July 5 – Karuba
        3. Thursday August 9 – Diamonds
      2. Annual Inventory
        1. Saturday June 23rd, 10am-8pm, Iowa City’s Lower City Park Shelter #8, it is a building not open shelter.
        2. They need help with the inventory, loading, and returning to the locker.
        3. Free food and drink will be provided.
        4. Maps are in the Game Library Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2102444376659080/?active_tab=discussion
    2. Book Group Monday, June 11, 2018, 6:00 pm, Scooter’s Coffee, Chronicles of Amber, Vol 1 – 5 by Roger Zelazny
    3. Video Game Library: will be at AnimeIowa
  6. Old Business
    1. Sponsorship of Iowa City Zombie March Saturday October 13, 2018 ($400) just like the last several years. Moved, seconded and passed in board meeting.
    2. Parades
      1. TrekFest, 10AM (be there at 9 am to be in parade), Saturday June 30th, Riverside Iowa
      2. Coralville 4th Fest, Wednesday July 4th, 10 AM (9am to march).
      3. Contract Jenny Carhoff for more details.
    3. AnimeIowa advertising proposal – tabled to next meeting
  7. New Business
    1. Logo – Michele created a new simpler logo for Mindbridge that will print better, especially for advertising. Moved to accept, seconded and passed.
    2. AI One day Spring Matsuri proposal (Adam). Moved, seconded and passed to give approval to investigate but not sign contract.
    3. ICON request for reusable ConSuite supplies (sneeze shield, etc). Moved, seconded and passed at board meeting for up to $499.
    4. AnimeIowa – request for 13 more TV’s at $127.19 each. Moved, seconded and passed to spend $1,653.47.
    5. Social Advertising: Moved to allocate $1,500 for social advertising as $500 for each convention. Seconded and passed.
    6. Board asked that the conventions survey/feedback ask How did you hear about us with one of the options being Social Advertising.
  8. Meeting adjourned.

Next Meeting and Fourth of July party: Wednesday July 4, 7 PM, Jenny Carhoff home, 440 Lilac St. Tiffin, IA 52340