board meeting minutes 5/13/2021
JOMO Pride Inc Pride Planning & Board Meeting Minutes
Thur. May 13th, 2021 @ 6pm
In-person Blackthorn Pizza & Pub
Submitted by Co-Chairs: Ron and Loni
Call to Order
Roll Call – Approve Quorum (9 active members, only 5 needed for quorum)
Board Members – Ron, Johnny, Natalie, Ashley, Jarret, Loni, Ray
Others in attendance – Sally, Jessica Johnson, Haley, Lidia, Sadie, Taryn, Ashley
Approve Board Minutes April 29th – approved, no objections
Approve Board Agenda for May 13th – approved, no objections
1. Reports of Officers and Committees
Co-Chair(s) - Patrick updated LGBTQ friendly businesses and is working on site, preliminary calendar of events is submitted and working on grant, sign media contract for OutVoicesKC, met with City legal signed grant paperwork for 2021.
Discussion of positions and assigned responsibilities. If you are unable to complete required tasks in a timely manner, reach out to other board members for assistance, if you are unable to find assistance, let the co-chairs know.
Treasurer – notified she is resigning, see Treasurer sub section.
Secretary - vacant
Sponsorship - Pineapple Bliss & Concrete creations - Rainbow, Springfield Black Tie - Rainbow, American Foundation Suicide Prevention Missouri – Diamond
Asst. Entertainment - vacant
Vendor – no update
Volunteer – Contacted SPIVA, both Ashley and SPIVA director having surgery in May, she would like to come speak in June
Media - no update
Marketing – not present
At-Large - Road Closure notice completed in drive
Youth Liaison - not present, carey removed from group message
2. Unfinished Business
A Open positions
B. Pride Pageant - June 26th
C. PrideFest Aug 28th - 29th
D. Turnabout fundraiser - July 24th - Carey from Board, Mel from Blackthorn, Ron will if needed - anyone else? Other business owners? Whisky Dick's? Bodegas?
E. Grant 2022 deadline is JUNE 10th -
F. Rotary Club event – June 3rd
G. Marketing -
H. Treasurer -
I. JOMOeq Business Plan Update for Board consideration - Natalie
J. Discuss donating to NEO Pride to help them get their feet off the ground and put on the 1st Pride in Miami - Booth June 19th
K. Spiva Update - Ashley B
L. Arts District - Show Me Magazine $100 June promotion for organization and Pride. Authorize payment to Show Me the Ozarks Magazine - VOTE
M. Discuss writing a point/strike system into bylaws
N. Miss Gay America Contract Approval (Ron read contract aloud)
3 . New Business
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