April 2015

Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday 21 April 2015
Metro Community Center
3251 3rd Ave. N. 
St. Petersburg, FL 33713 

Board Members:

Present: A. Horcha, L. Legrreta, S. McGrath, M. O’Hara, D. Painter, S. Provenzano, S. Solomons Absent: J. Aller, R. Robinson
Quorum present: Yes

Others present:
Executive Director: Eric Skains Guests – None

  1. 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
  2. March meeting minutes were presented by Secretary, Mark O’Hara.•
  3. 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.

4.Executive Director

  • 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 toBeasly Media due to the public opinions of one of its employees.
  • The 5K is all set for Gulfport.5.Committee Reports
    • City of St. Petersburg cost – $90,000 estimated cost (Police increase of 43%). • Deferred agreement for E. Skains signed and execution has begun.6.Old Business

• 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 anLGBT 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 yourmobile device or computer, contact Mark O’Hara.

8. Other Business
• None

9. Adjournment 

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