Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday 21 April 2015
Metro Community Center
3251 3rd Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Present: A. Horcha, L. Legrreta, S. McGrath, M. O'Hara, D. Painter, S. Provenzano, S. Solomons Absent: J. Aller, R. Robinson
Quorum present: Yes
Executive Director: Eric Skains Guests - None
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President, Scion Provenzano
• Noted resignation of Joseph Cromwell from the St. Pete Pride Board of Directors
March meeting minutes were presented by Secretary, Mark O’Hara.
Treasurer S. Solomons presented reports both electronically and hard copy. E. Skains reported that
since then creation of the report that there has been an increase due to a sponsorship check.
World Pride - Larry Bittle is working on this task. The BOD thanks him.
Central Ave. Banners - currently have raised $1,040 as of 1 April. Goal of $5,000.
Pride Guide is sold out!
ClearChannel (iHeart Radio) is our official radio sponsor. The BOD has chosen to return a check to
Beasly Media due to the public opinions of one of its employees.
The 5K is all set for Gulfport.
• City of St. Petersburg cost - $90,000 estimated cost (Police increase of 43%). • Deferred agreement for E. Skains signed and execution has begun.
• All votes table to the April meeting
7. New Business
A thank you note was delivered from the Tampa Bay Bucs. We will be working with them on an
LGBT game again. Other local teams are also wanting to participate.
S. McGrath will look into free 800 services for telecommunication.
Tampa Pride will not be given in-kind for the 2015 event. Direct questions to E. Skains.
See agenda and shared calendar for upcoming list of events. To get the shared calendar on your
mobile device or computer, contact Mark O'Hara.
8. Other Business