February 2024 Minutes

Mindbridge Meeting Minutes Feb 7th, 2024

  1. Treasurer’s Report (Jon): Up $4K
  2. IT Officer (Tony)
    1. Laptop bags here and some of them handed out
    2. SignWe are planning to engage the $12/month plan unless objections are raised by con execs
  3. Storage Manager (Pat): n/a
  4. Convention Reports – All conventions are looking for additional help.
    1. Gamicon (Next Gamicon Feb 23-25, 2024)
      1. Feb 17th 1pm at the Bowersox 6420 Wolf Creek Trail, Cedar Rapids, IA
      2. Mindbridge Meeting at Gamicon Sunday 25th at 11am
      3. Pre-Reg end on Saturday Feb 17th
      4. Load out will be Thursday Feb 22nd 5pm Meeting at Coralville Mall Food Court
      5. 395 pre-regs, 76 benefactors
      6. 278 scheduled events
      7. Sign up for events starts tomorrow. Here
      8. Play the Old Lace Investigation Clue game at the Convention.
      9. Investigator packages (250 packet) at the Reg desk.
      10. If interested in volunteering, staff or have other questions contact: info@gamicon.org
    2. AnimeIowa (July 26th – 28th, 2024)
      1. Bid for 2025 needs to be submitted by May
      2. Staff Meeting at the Hyatt Coralville and online 2-5 pm, Feb 10th Potluck and White Elephant exchange after meeting
      3. Getting more Guests
      4. Resumes need to May turned back into Staff meeting
      5. If interested in volunteering, staff or have other questions contact: execs@animeiowa.com
    3. ICON (Oct 18-20th, 2024)
      1. Staff Meeting Feb 10th at Penticoff House 6914 Amhurst Dr SW Cedar Rapids, Ia and online
      2. We are getting everything together
      3. If interested in staff or have other questions contact: concom@iowa-icon.com
      4. If interested in Volunteering contact: volunteering@iowa-icon.com
  5. Other Projects
    1. Game Library – Michele
      1. 90 plus games to Play to Win
      2. List of games that will be at Gamicon Lists
    2. Video Game Library
      1. Needs a few people during Gamicon to help out and to give Adam breaks.
      2. Need assistance with running Video Game Library please contact Adam
    3. TrekFest – Steve Tait
      1. June 27-29th Website Here
      2. We need to get together
      3. Float in the Parade
      4. Looking for Cosplayers
      5. Please contact Steve at stevenkeithtait@gmail.com
    4. Book Group: Thursday Feb 8th Midnight Library by Matt Haig At Panera on Edgewood Rd in Cedar Rapids at 6pm.
      1. Thursday March 7th will be a general discussion covering the books that we have read and those we would like to read.
    5. Anybody wanting to become Mindbridge Members: Samantha Karels
  6. Old Business
    1. If there are any problems or questions address them to Amanda from now until March 6th meeting Email mindbridge-bod@googlegroups.com
  7. New Business
    1. Treasurer’s Retreat March 16th at 1pm-4pm at the Penticoff House and online.

Next meeting will be Wed March 6th @ 7pm online and Penticoff House 6914 Amhurst Dr Sw Cedar Rapids, IA