Center Minutes 4 Aug 15

  • Call to order
    1. Time
    2. Attending
      1. Members
        • Gary, Sally, Nolin, Angel, Brent, Tom (then excused)
      2. Guests
        • WiTCon Rep. Katie
      3. Absent
  • Approval of the Current Agenda
  • Approval of the Previous Minutes
  • Public Forum
  • Reports
    1. Chair
      1. N/A
    2. Vice Chair
      1. Communication
        • See Phone Note in “As Arises”
        • Voicemails are being answered when possible
      2. Website/Social Media
        • Will be updating website
          • PayPal
          • GoFundMe
          • Spreadsheet for referral list
            • Remove Auntie Mae’s
            • Remove Fantasy
          • Newsletter
          • Community Calendar
            • Will be updating this week
              • Community Calendar documented at The Center until end of year
              • Will be put on website by next meeting
            • User names set up for various orgs to website
            • Will require others
              • WOOLF
              • EQKSState
              • GLSEN
              • WiTCoN
            • Brochure
  1. Secretary
    1. none
  2. Treasurer
    1. Balance Report
      • Center Operating Balance
    2. Current Committees
      1. LGBT Health Coalition
      2. Library Committee
        • 5 new trans books
        • Need help removing non-use books
        • Need help removing excess storage
  • Fundraising & Endowment Committee
    • BLgT still unknown
      • Which is troubling because it’s supposed to start tomorrow
    • Kids and Club Boomerang both interested in another Drag Show
      • First one did very well for attendance and monies
      • Aiming for Dec
  1. Get Connected
    • Quite a few new faces
    • Even with it being Summer
  2. Volunteers
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    1. Request from Tom for next detailed list of upcoming building improvements to rear of building
  • As arises
    1. WiTCon (line item to future agenda)
      1. Significant growth
        • Last meeting had 28 attending
        • Several informational presenters so far
          • Thessen
            • HRT and medical issues for Trans
          • Rindt
            • Psychology of transitioning
          • Next social event on 6th of this month
            • Off site
          • 20th is the Support Group Meeting at 7p
  1. Regular updates to Facebook and Website
    • PayPal now active on website
    • Good traffic
  • Brenda has been met with
    • Regular receipt exchange
    • Social Media and organizational access assured for Center Representatives
    • Representation at Center Board Meetings confirmed
  1. Women’s Group (Women of Wichita; will become another line item)
    1. Only one arrived for the first meeting
    2. Next meeting will be 12th September 7p-9p
  2. WPD meeting on Thursday at 6p
    1. Reps from WASAC as well as those already planning on attending
  3. Phone System
    1. New volunteer found for answering phone and providing live person for The Center
      • System will be forwarded to a new number eventually
    2. TeeShirts?
      1. Discussion of logos as well as overall design
    3. Approval for Wichita Pride Fest booth and parade entry for The Center at a cost of $150
      1. M: Nolin, s: Brent; Pass
  • Announcements
    1. Invitation to the PFLAG group at CHUM
      1. Nolin will be speaking on the 13th of this month
    2. Trust Women
      1. Having a panel discussion
      2. 27th of this month
  • Oak Park Villa
  1. Democratic Convention
    1. The Center has a booth
    2. Aug 22nd
  • 9am – 6p
  1. Next meeting
    1. Tues, Sept 1st 2015
  • Adjournment
    1. M: Nolin, s: Gary