July 2021 Minutes

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

  1. Call to Order by John Johnson
  2. Minutes – reading waived
  3. Treasurer’s Report
    1. up $57k but AI hotel bill is not paid yet
    2. Plexiglass barriers paid for, money not transferred from con accounts to MB yet
  4. IT Officer – no report
  5. Convention Reports
    1. Gamicon (Feb 25-27, 2022)
      1. Working on guests for next year
      2. Next meeting Sunday July 18 at 6 pm on Discord
    2. AnimeIowa (July 30-Aug 1, 2021)
      1. Registration is closed
      2. Programming schedule is online along with COVID policy
      3. Guests are up on web page
      4. Staff meeting Saturday, July 17, 2 pm, online and in person at the Coralville Marriott
    3. ICON (Oct 15-17, 2021)
      1. Staff meeting Saturday, July 10, 10 am, North Liberty Library Room A-B and online
      2. Have GOH author Eric Flint
      3. Working on programming, getting submissions
      4. Convention is October 15-17, 2021, UI Homecoming so get your room reservation in!
      5. Have one ICON 2022 ConCom bid
  6. Other Projects
    1. Game Library – nothing new at this time
    2. Book Group: Monday July 17, 2 pm, will beĀ Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, going to watch movie and discuss the book in person at the Bowersox’s, 6420 Wolf Creek Trail, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411 with online as an option
    3. Video Game Library – no report
  7. Old Business
    1. ICON 2022/2023 contract approved to be signed.
  8. New Business
    1. Maakestads are going to Black Widow showing Coral Ridge Theater 10:20 pm Thursday (July 8) night.
    2. ICON 47 2022 concom bid submitted and forwarded to the MB membership. It will be discussed in August and voted on in September. If anyone else wants to submit a 2022 bid it must be in before the August meeting.
    3. Mindbridge policy is no refunds however MB does not have a policy about transferring memberships, that’s up to the individual convention.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 7 PM online and at Anthony & Jessica Penticoff home, 6914 Amhurst Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404