Dallas is our new President, and is contacting chairs asap for conventions and classes.
Jen is finishing up the rules, regulations, and code of conduct so we can post online.
-also incident reports will be available online from Gem State website.
-incident reports are kept by the President.
-N7 will get our contact info updated with the ICG, including address changes.
Gemstone Ball: positive reviews => definitely need more slow music, though.
-Sarah is to get with Tamara to see about booking the Sapphire Room for the next 5 years (hopefully)
-Also create awards for GSC members to issue during the ball.
-Awards to be based off the efforts a member has put forth.
-Awards based off gem stones
Classes: Sarah will create a letterhead to give to venues to explain what we want to do. Email it to Dallas so he can follow up with Joanns to check costs to rent rooms.
-Jen is willing to host the first class, Intro to Sewing with a sewing machine.
Events in May 2015: Sarah will get in contact with Kira to see if she still needs judges for the shindig on May 9th.
-Tangl and Kitty will see if they can confirm if GSC will have a repair room at Anime Oasis, aka poke Jeremy.
-If confirmed, Lindsey will post an announcement that we need volunteers for the Repair Room at AO.
-Also Kitty will let people know if she needs judges for the costume contest.
Events in June 2015: -Possible renewal of membership dues
-Possible Hawaiian dance party, looking at June 13th.
-Lindsey will check with her church to see if they’ll let us use their locations as a venue.
-Decorations, food, music, dance floor, flyers, registration
-Might hold off until next year
-Will be non-smoking and alcohol-free.
-Dallas will touch base with Borneo about Cosplay College. See if he needs help or whether we can participate, need dates.
Events in August 2015: -Dallas to contact Borneo as to whether they want us to run the costume contest, repair room, panels.
-Lindsey will make a post about carpooling to World Con. Also see who can room together.
-World Con is Aug 19th-23rd, Masquerade is on Aug 22nd, located in Spokane, Washington.
Events in October 2015: Dallas to get in contact with James with Tomodachi Fest to see if he wants us to run the costume contest and a repair booth.
-Pitch idea of having the repair booth on the landing outside of the Dealer’s Room. Can stash supplies in the dealer’s room when booth is closed.
Events in November/Jan/Feb: Tree City maybe coming back this year, however it is uncertain.
-Yuki to get in touch with Ginger to start communication that we are on board (contest, repair booth).
Awards: Sarah look into quotes for awards to give out at contests.
-trophies, certificates, free badges
-check online prices as well as Eric Smart
-touch base with Dallas as to what con would like us to present as awards
-possible free 3 day badge for next year’s con
Budget: N7 will try to create a budget for the year
-factor in Gemstone Ball costs
-supplies for Repair Booth, if not donated
-budget for awards (we need more info before awards can really happen)
-will also keep a ledger on what costs we do have