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2017 June

Aug 19, 2017

St Pete Pride Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Metro Welcome Center – 2227 Central Ave / St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Board Members in Attendance: Chrys Bundy

Laura Legarreta

J. Aller

Stanley Solomons

Susan McGrath

Nathan Bruemmer

Eric Skains (Executive Director)

Board Members Absent: Scion Provenzano

Agenda Item

Discussion and Action



  • Laura called the meeting to order at 7:15pm


  • None

Approval of Minutes

  • Chrys made a motion to approve. Nathan seconded.

Approved unanimously

Executive Director’s Report

  • Financials will be forthcoming – Issues have been raised regarding the ticketing system and how various transactions are reporting during export.

  • Approximately $55k sponsorship dollars are forthcoming.

  • Logistic planning is complete regarding lineup, barricades, etc.

  • City estimate of services came in at $117k vs. an initial estimate of $85k. Eric is going to reach out and ask for this estimate to be broken down. Susan will be in contact with the mayor’s office as well. The major discrepancy between the quote and the initial estimate from the city is in Police and Parks.

  • VIP Tickets: $50 – 400 available, 288 sold

  • VIP Private Booth for 8 $500, 1 sold

  • VIP Private Booth for 10 $600, 6 sold

  • Trans Pride March - 280 signed up so far, more are expected.

  • Fireworks @ 9:30

  • Beverage setup, pricing and logistics were discussed.

  • Jay gave an update on shirt sales.

  • Potential protests were discussed (similar to the one in DC recently) The board agreed that we would let the police handle

  • Grand Marshall float was discussed.

  • Redesign of the form submission/ export is in the works.

Treasurer’s Report

  • Savings $15,897.79

  • Checking $102,712.63

  • Brokerage update forthcoming

  • Operations $374.04

Associate Board Report

  • Additional Logistics were discussed.

Committee Reports

  • Executive Committee – nothing additional

  • Outreach Committee - none

  • Finance Committee - none

Old Business

New Business

  • Correspondence - none


  • Meeting Adjourned 9:33pm

  • Next meeting will be 7/18


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Posted by: J. Aller