Center Mins – 2 Aug 17

Call To Order at 6:00 pm
Present: Nolin, Gary, Morgan, Cindy, Brent, Milo & Thomas
Youth Representatives: None
Absent: Tom (excused),
Guests: None
Approval of Current Agenda
• Agenda moved and seconded; passed
Approval of Minutes :::
• Minutes moved and seconded as amended; passed
Public Forum
no public forum
Reports
 Chair (Cindy)
• Discussion regarding Library Plaque
• Discussion regarding getting youth representative to the board for “Get Connected”
• Discussion regarding getting carpets cleaned / general cleaning
• Discussion about web site
 Vice Chair (Brent)
• “The Center” site hit number received a boost following following President Trump’s tweet regarding transgender persons
in the military. Most of these visitors were seeking links to other LGBT organizations.
• Received contact emails regarding transgender support groups. These were forwarded to Phoenix Group web site
• Overall numbers holding at about 1,400 to 1,500 likes per week, Followers now close to 1,500 (any drop-off may be due
to automated dis-likes)
 Secretary (Gary)
• no report
 Treasurer (Nolin)
• Balance Report
• Report Moved as presented, and Seconded
Current Committees
 LGBT Health Coalition
• Goal to increase access to data
• Working on trying to get on the “Health Quality Index” (HRC) – Working on Survey
• Working on increase responses to health assessment surveys
• Planned Parenthood to offer transgender services starting in September
 Library
• General Discussion – work on the library in progress
 Fund-raising and Endowment
• discussion of venues for events and different possibilities for fund-raising events
 Kids Connect (Morgan Beisner) Pre-K to 5th Grade
• General Discussion
• Expanding scope of Kids Connect to include more parental support group activities
 Get Connected (12 to 18)
• General Discussion
 Phoenix
• Continuing to actively posting on Phoenix group web site
• Previous group meeting successful
• Looking into getting a button maker as small fund-raising effort
 Grants
• KDH grant submission in process
Old Business
• no old business
New Business
• no new business
As Arises
• none
Announcements
• “Return to Fantasy” event has been postponed to September 30
• “National Coming Out Day” … October 11
Next Meeting
• Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 6 PM
Moved to adjourn … Meeting adjourned at 7:58pm