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Dark Clouds Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 7:00pm 

Black Hart

Board Members Present: Jackson Smith, Alicia Pedersen, Andrew Bruski, Jack McFarland, Sam Solberg, Meagan Weber,  Maggi Heyer

Absent: Jens Selin, Shaun Sapala, Jim Crist, Andy Wattenhofer, Andy Kahl

I.  Call to Order 7:08 pm

II. Approval of July minutes

Jack moves, Alicia seconds, 6 in favor, 0 against, 1 abstain

III. Reports of Officers and Committees                                    

  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Not available yet
  • Committee Updates 
    • Merch
      • Gearing up for Fall gear
      • Patches and Pride scarves released and sales going well
    • Matchday
      • Still want to order more flags, still no Dash card – so unable to order
      • A few organically started “F- you” chants have happened recently
        • Austin match WW sounded really good, but unfortunately could hear these chants well too
        • How do we reach out to those who identify as Dark Clouds but aren’t loud?
        • QR code for list of chants?
      • Still really short on capos
    • Mar/Com/Social
      • None
    • Silver Lining
      • Central Honors Philando with Bucket Hat Brigade and Red Loons went well
      • Free Bikes for Kids in early December-ish
      • Blood Drive with Memorial Blood Center still in process (at Pryes?)
      • Oktoberfest is next big event (October 7 & 8)
        • Seeds to Harvest is the charity benefit
        • Tip jar goes to DC chosen charity
        • Need lots of volunteers
        • Sign up soon
        • MCS will need to amplify
    • Membership
      • Trying to email list for shipping of 2022 scarves
    • Partnership
      • Summit is in for MSS auction donation
      • Want to connect with Pryes to see how partnership is going
    • Tifo
      • None
    • Party Planning Committee
      • November 16 – mark your calendars for the End of the Year party
        • At Black Hart

IV. Old Business

  • Update on Action Items from June
    • WW Social Voice
      • Sam relayed the message
    • MSS Basket
      • Coozie, glass, bottle opener – MSS willing to pick up
  • Other Old Business
    • Dark Clouds Incident Report
      • Still up, but no great place for a button (trying to figure out best place)
      • None yet to our knowledge

V. New Business

  • None

VI. Open to Board

  • None

VI. Open to the Public

  • None

VII. Set Date for Next Meeting

  • Jackson will do over Slack

VIII. Adjournment 8:16 pm

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