Board Minutes: March 2018

Colorado Chapter Meeting Minutes: 03/08/18 @ 7pm

Common Grounds (2139 W 44th Ave Denver, CO  80211)

    • Katie Warnke took minutes
    • Ella proposed double siding agenda and all reports to save paper. Paul will do so if all board members can send their reports to Paul early, AND it was suggested we add our reports to Google Docs directly.
    • Approval of Minutes of prior meeting – 2/8/2018 (see attached, 201802 ASMP Meeting Minutes PDF) – Approved
    • Additions or deletions to the Agenda – None
    • Presidents Report – Paul
    • Vice President Report – Al
    • Treasurer/Secretary Report – Eli
  • Committee Reports:
    • Membership – Caleb Tkach
      • Ella adding a reminder in newsletter to update your billing details and renew membership
    • Social Media – Jen Magnuson
      • FB ASMP Photo Chat:  Jen, Caleb, Paul have access
      • Paul thinks Jen is doing a great job
      • Jen/Paul/Caleb can post on Instagram
      • All of us should have logins for social media, etc. Paul will share the Google Doc of logins to all pages
    • Newsletter – Ella Dascalos
    • Educational Outreach – Howard Paul –
      • Going to reach out to Lincoln Phillips at CCD,
      • Did a phenomenal job speaking to Paul’s class at Red Rocks, according to Paul
    • Webmaster & Election Chair – Demetrius Austin
      • Ask Demetrius – confirm images are all web sized
    • Sponsorship Chair – Kyle David Jones
      • Paul needs to give Kyle access to entire document
    • Events/Program Chair – Katie Warnke will be taking over Monday night – Brews & Biz at some point
    • Volunteer Chair – TBD
  • Old Business
      • Budget
        • Do we still have a PO Box?
        • Should have petty cash fund/slush fund that board members can use and can reconcile/be reimbursed at month board meeting
        • Numbers looked good (see budget)
        • Mostly stored at Paul’s office
        • Kyle/Al will reach out to HSJ (past sponsor)
        • Mikes Camera still hasn’t paid (since 2017)
      • Events
        • Brews & Business – Educational Networking Series – First Mondays
          • March 5th, George Jardine – Lightroom – Review – George was happy, well attended
          • April 2nd – On1 said they’re one-man show, no one to send, perhaps Ellen Jaskol? Katie will ask
            • DXO? DXO is so small, no reps in state.
            • Tave? – Paul is contacting
            • ASMP Best Practices?
          • May 7th –  Tave?
          • June 4th, Michael Fulks – ACDSee
          • July 2nd – Copyright Walkthrough – Unpublished Work – Paul Weinrauch
            • Need about an hour plus Q&A
          • August through December….
            • Social media theme, any other themes?
            • Mike’s Camera or Chimera? – new & upcoming gear update? Studio management software: Tave, Pixifi, Picr, ShootQ, Honey Book? 17 Hats?
        • Assistant Workshop (3/18)
          • 12 People signed up (4 students)
          • Reviewed Assistants spreadsheet
          • Paul, Jen, Caleb will touch base with speakers and companies coming
          • Do we have giveaways?
            • Caleb will provide some tools from his rental business, tether tools? Mike’s? Paul, get books from storage unit
            • ASMP Printed water bottles, Hydroflask? Who?
          • Do we want to offer giveaway for people who share the event?
            • every ASMP post share will be entry for a drawing for a $50 gift card to Mike’s Camera. Facebook, IG, Twitter with common hashtag #asmpco
          • Be there by 7:30am @ C2 Studio
  • Need to reach out to other photo clubs
  • Send flyer to CPAC
  • Boost Ads on FB + Instagram $75 – $100 ad budget
  • Jen requested everyone send pix of assistants from photo shoots to her for IG + FB ads and posts
  • How much $$ to spend on food? Jersey Mikes? $60 for 20 people + Cookies from Costco?
  • Caleb’s getting donuts & food, Ella – coffee
  • Caleb getting gift card to Mike’s
  • Volunteers: Kyle + Howard
        • CPAC (joint events)
          • “Getting Started in the Business of Photography: Business Plans and our Shared Experiences” – June 13th 6:30-8p
            • Katie Warnke
          • Print share on 11/14 6:30p-8. 9-15 loose prints, any size
            • Eli
            • They would like 2 others! Who?
              • Jen Magnuson. Paul Weinrauch or Caleb Tkach will ask Andy Cowell. And Howard Paul?
        • Gear Swap
          • April 15th 8:30am – Noon  
          • Review last year’s copy and pricing
            • Used Last Year’s copy
            • Add a Free Table for free gear
            • Paul Setting up ASMP Event
        • Career Fair with RMCAD April 17, 4-6pm, we have a table there
        • September Summer BBQ on Wednesday, 9/12 or 9/13
          • Update? Date? Chimera hosting?
        • Cameron Foote Event – Caleb will follow up (or National Speaker)
          • Update – Caleb following up with Cameron Foote.
            • Cameron Foote has retired; he will be sending some suggestions.
          • Joel Grimes? Blake Discher? Al will reach out.
          • Perhaps end of August? Week before Thanksgiving? January?
            • Find out when he’s available.
        • Mike Camera Product Fair
          • Update – Nothing
        • Soccer without Borders
          • Update – Needs to write proposal to Canon
        • Wicken Photography Group wants to team up with ASMP for a video workshop – from Caleb
        • Holiday Party, date? Where?
          • Ask Rick Souders about hosting at his studio.
          • Paul Weinrauch will speak on Copyright Walkthrough – Published Work
      • Media Buyer and Art Director Mail List Update
        • We tried. Nothing. Tell National.
  • New Business
      • Change Banks
        • Ask Eli to research banks
      • New Website – Changes? Thoughts? – asmp.org/Colorado
        • National stream on front page with local news is confusing
        • Let’s go live.
        • Next week send out social media + extra newsletter announcing
        • Forward asmpcolorado.org domain?
      • Pricing for Benefits poster and Student Recruitment Flyers
        • Priced Mikes Camera First
        • Caleb uses Morrell Printing in Lafayette
          • Howard will check prices at
        • 75 flyers at a time or we’ll have to store extras
  • General ASMP Members invited to be Heard