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2018 October

Nov 28, 2018

St Pete Pride Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Clear Labs 2529 Central Ave. / St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Board Members in Attendance: Chrys Bundy

Laura Legarreta

J. Aller

Richard Brandt

Stanley Solomons

Susan McGrath

Nathan Bruemmer

Scion Crowder

Luke Blankenship (Executive Director)

Board Members Absent:

Agenda Item

Discussion and Action



  • Scion called the meeting to order at 7:03pm


  • None

Approval of Minutes

  • Scion made a motion to approve. Stanley seconded.

Approved unanimously

Executive Director’s Report

  • Chase Bank – Above entry level sponsorship would like to sponsor the ATMs

  • Kiddae (A/C company) potential new sponsorship opportunity.

  • Orlando Pride – Handed out 2k flyers, high ROI, very positive feedback for the new branding.

  • CBS – Luke is in talks with CBS to televise the event in 2019.

Treasurer’s Report

  • Savings $17,274.46

  • Checking $94,481.33

  • Brokerage $28k approximately.

Associate Board Report

  • No report

Committee Reports

  • Governance: No update.

  • Scholarship / Community Grant Program: No update.

  • Concert: Meeting 10/17 –

  • Trans Advocacy & Events: No update

  • Upcoming Events:

  • Sarasota Pride – Oct 20th - Richie & Laura

  • Gainesville Pride – Oct 20th – Stanley & Luke

  • Pride-Zoo-La - Nov 17th -

  • Red & Green – Dec 1st - Board to bring liquor to next meeting for various baskets.

    • Working with a mobile bidding platform

    • In talks with Getaway 2 Give

Old Business

    • None

New Business

  • Nate suggests that we form a committee for Board Development. Chrys and Scion joined him on the committee.

  • Nate moved that we reschedule the November meeting to the 27th in observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance


  • Meeting Adjourned – 8:02pm

  • Next meeting will be – November 27th 2019



Posted by: J. Aller