April 2021 Minutes

Mindbridge Meeting Minutes Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7 PM online

  1. Call to Order by Tony Penticoff
  2. Minutes – reading waived
  3. Treasurer’s Report Down about $2.6k
  4. IT Officer – reached out to convention IT officers; working on report of assets
  5. Convention Reports
    1. Gamicon
      1. Everything went well at the online convention
      2. Working on guests for next year
      3. Next meeting Sunday April 25 at 6 pm on Discord
      4. Shawn Johnson is new IT officer for Gamicon
    2. AnimeIowa
      1. Convention will be July 30-Aug 1, 2021, Coralville Marriott
      2. Reaching out to guests
      3. Staff meeting Saturday, April 10, 2 pm, online
      4. Paneling submission ended, working on scheduling
      5. Room block is open
    3. ICON
      1. Staff meeting Saturday, April 10, 10 am, online
      2. Discussion on tentative health and safety policy
      3. Convention is October 15-17, 2021
      4. Discussing possible 2022 & 2023 dates with Hotel
  6. Other Projects
    1. Game Library: working on COVID precautions. Approved buying new xx for game library
    2. Book Group: Monday April 12, 2021, 6 pm, online discussing Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne.
    3. Video Game Library: working on document for COVID plan
  7. Old Business
    1. BOD had treasurer’s retreat last month and approved April 2021-March 2022 budget
    2. Amendment 2
      1. Projects with Executives shall review their Manifesto annually. If any changes to the Manifesto are needed, then the project Executives must submit to their voting membership any and all changes to the Manifesto, and give them at least thirty (30) days to review. The voting membership for that project must then vote to ratify the changes with a simple majority, with the proposed Manifesto then being forwarded to Mindbridge to vote to ratify at the next meeting.
      2. Moved to accept, seconded and passed.
  8. New Business
    1. ICON presented their COVID plans to the board, it’s a modification of AnimeIowa’s plan.
    2. Presented possible dates for ICON 2022 and 2023, asked for the info to be run past current concom for their thoughts and brought to board at the May meeting.
    3. CR Kernels vs Peoria Chiefs, Tuesday May 4th, 6:35 pm opening day, contact Jon Maakestad if you want to join.
    4. Looking at resuming movie nights this summer assuming it’s safe
    5. Annual meeting will be online this year

Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7 PM online