Dark Clouds Flags and Scarves being held up in the Wonderwall

Photo by Matt Johnson (mattjphoto.net)

The Board of Directors’ next meeting will be held at Pryes Brewing on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00pm.

The meeting is open to the public.

Dark Clouds Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 7:00pm 

Black Hart

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

Absent: Jens Selin, Shaun Sapala, Jim Crist 

I. Call to Order 7:07pm

II. Approval of minutes

Meagan moves. Bruski seconds. Unanimous vote approved

III. Reports of Officers and Committees                                    

  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Get expenses in as closing down the year
  • Committee Updates
    • Merch
      • Wrapping up varsity jacket sales – about 2 dozen pre-orders (expected)
      • Hoodies soon-ish
      • Working on scarf for next year
    • Matchday
      • Need to order flags by end of January to get them for start of season
      • Recruitment campaign needed
      • We have business cards with the text number to report issues
        • Looking to use them more next season 
    • Mar/Com/Social
      • Promoting end of the year stuff
      • Developing off-season schedule
        • Volunteer calls
        • Participation driven
        • Partnership callouts (?)
      • Looking to get back to more video stuff – who would be good?
    • Silver Lining
      • Oktoberfest was GREAT success
      • Free Bikes looking to do event in December
      • Hoping to do scarves for repeat volunteers (?)
    • Membership
      • 208 scarves still to be picked up (about 600 already picked up)
        • Maybe more pick-ups at end-of-year party
    • Partnership
      • Pryes
        • Donating keg of beer for end-of-year party (and an auction item)
        • Hoping to get more people to watch parties next season to hype up partnerships
        • Hoping to get photoshoot done at brewery and watch party locations soon-ish
      • Iron Door
        • Opening early for USMNT World Cup matches
      • How to increase reach for watch party knowledge?
    • Tifo
      • Cal and Kyndra were touched by the last tifo
    • Party Planning Committee
      • November 16 at Black Hart
      • Need more items for the auction

IV. Old Business

  • Update on Action Items from September
    • None
  • Other Old Business
    • None

V. New Business

  • Budgets/Spending Plans
    • Wonderwall wants first pass by Tuesday (November 1, 2022)
    • Let Meagan know when edited your line item

VI. Open to Board

  • Resurrect the technology committee

VI. Open to the Public

  • None

VII. Set Date for Next Meeting

  • Skip to December meeting due to holidays and parties

VIII. Adjournment 8:09 pm

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