Center Mins – 5 Apr 17

Call To Order at 6:09 PM
Members Present: Nolin, Cindy, Gary, Brent,
Youth Representatives Present: None
Absent: Tom (excused), Ivy, Morgan,
Guests: none
Approval of Current Agenda
• Agenda moved and accepted
Approval of Minutes :::
• no changes
• Minutes moved and seconded; passed
Public Forum
no public forum
Reports
 Chair (Cindy)
• no report
 Vice Chair (Brent)
• Largest FB traffic and website traffic from week of 13th March
 Generated by three FB posts & 1 paid ad
• Testimonial of woman whose quote was used out of context to shame trans and she fought back (900 hits)
• Article that dictionary already had gender-neutral pronouns (650 hits)
• Jessy Tyler Ferguson reacting to “Beauty and the Beast” gay character (400 hits)
• Paid ad for Drag Show (1200 hits)
 Average web hits consistent with last four months around 800
 Average FB consistent with previous month overall
 Most common website hits
• Main page
• Get connected
• Contact form
 Contacts forwarded and answered as appropriate
 No known upcoming events
 One request for ‘Day of Silence’ dates
 Secretary (Gary)
• no report
 Treasure (Nolin)
• Received $805 for the matching funds campaign, for a total of $1600.00.
• T-shirts ordered for The Center
• Report Moved as presented, and Seconded
Current Committees
 LGBT Health Coalition
• In the process of collecting payments for Wichita Pride
• working on new health assessment survey
• reviewing 2017 plan and funding possibilities from KHF
• Pursuing professional vendors for Health Fair at Pride
 Library
• Received two new books for the Library

 Fund-raising and Endowment
• Pursuing possibility of a “Bitchy Bingo” fundraiser for The Center – would be scheduled on the 2nd or 4th Thursday of any
planned month.
 Kids Connect (Morgan Beisner) Pre-K to 5th Grade
• Meeting Planned for April 26
 Get Connected (12 to 18)
• general discussion
 Stay Connected (17 to 24)
• no report
 Grants
• no report
Old Business
• Discussion about membership at COSCO
• Discussion on new Email received as well as the email system itself
New Business
• Pride Parade Participation – Discussed
• WPD Parade Participation – Discussed
• Kitchen to be reorganized to make permanent space for Morgan
• The Board resolves that The Executive Board, as defined as The President, Vice President, Treasurer, and
Secretary; is provided emergency powers in the case that a decision must be reached before the next schedule
general board meeting. — moved by Nolin, Seconded by Gary … approved.
As Arises
• nothing
Announcements
• National Day of Silence … April 21st
• Positive Directions AIDS Walk … April 29th
• Youth Night With Pride … June 17th
• Pride Rally, Parade, and closing events … Sunday, June 18th
• “Return to Fantasy” event has been postponed to September 30
• Starbucks LGBT group meeting at The Center
• Camp Sunflower to be hosting meeting at The Center
Next Meeting
• Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 6 PM
Moved to adjourn … Meeting adjourned at 7:41 PM