YPW Board of Trustees May 11, 2015 MINUTES Board Members Present: Sam Foreman, Ian Worrell, Traniece Bruce, Josef Hamilton, Suzy Finn, Mike Converse, Connie Dietz, Carly Farr (Ambassadors Rep), Ebony Clemons, Tim Brunson, Thomas Dalton, Ellen Decker, John Trowbridge, Shelly Prichard, Tara Patterson, Thomas Stanley Board Members Absent: Sundee Dunn, Laura Bernstorf, Ty Brackin, Joslyn Kusiak, Greg Klenda, Amber Hendrix 1. Approval of April Meeting Minutes a. Traniece Bruce motioned, Sam Foreman seconded. April minutes approved as written. 2. YP Summit Bid a. YPW will host the YP Summit in 2016 and 2017 b. Jamil Malone will lead charge c. Contact Meg if interested in serving on the committee 3. Guest Presentation: Susie Santos, Visit Wichita a. Discussion Highlights: i. Purpose: drive visitors to Wichita ii. Currently developing Wichita’s brand iii. Top Attraction: Keeper of the Plains; Top Attribute: Wichita is friendly iv. Least Attribute: Good reputation and unique destination v. Eleven week Tourism Campaign promoting Wichita to visitors 1. Over 84% visitors drive to Wichita 2. Will roll out a series of commercials highlighting different Wichita attractions 3. Commercials tested well with Kansans and Oklahomans 4. Advertisements will be available on Visit Wichita website b. What can WE do: We’re salespeople of the city. Help promote to visitors and speak positive of Wichita. i. How can we all tell the same story and incorporate Wichita’s brand? 4. Team Updates a. Enhance: i. Nine homes for 2015 1. Determining what homeowners need ii. Community Celebration 1. Location: Evergreen Park 2. Time: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 3. Free swim day for community 4. Lunch provided for community and volunteers iii. Need volunteers and landscaping experts iv. Event on Facebook and website v. Contact Suzy to sign up your team! vi. Community Project: Saturday, June 13, 2015 b. College Connection i. Intern Return 1. Party in the Park- June 11th (tentatively) 2. YP Week: WBC a. Interns- Free of Charge; YPW Members- $3 b. Tailgating before game c. Recommend interns you may know d. Social Media Campaign- interns to post pictures participating in activities/events on social media to win prizes at tailgate c. Pulse: i. RiverFest Balcony Bash 1. May 31, 2015 2. Tickets: $20 (can purchase in advance or at door until 6:45 pm) a. If ticket is purchased by noon on the Friday prior, will be entered for chance to meet and greet Easton Corbin 3. Drinks available 4. Suzy’s phone will be forwarded day of event d. Advocacy: i. Sam motioned for Thomas Dalton to be Member-at-large; Tim Brunson seconded. Motion approved. ii. County Commission Meeting: 1. Suzy attended meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2. Article: http://blog.wichitachamber.org/?tag=sedgwick-countycommission 3. Opportunities over the next few months to decide whether to take a stance. e. BEA Update: i. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 9:00 – 11:00 am. ii. Wanting to cooperate with YPW, especially for the purposes of getting young business leaders and often young family parents there to give their opinions. iii. Hosting event with the Incoming Commissioner of Education, Dr. Randy Watson. iv. Community conversation with local business leaders. v. Will enable Dr. Watson to hear the skills and abilities business leaders believe are needed to build a successful future workforce. vi. In search of a venue that can accommodate 50-75 people sitting at round tables. vii. Shelly Prichard will discuss how YPW can advertise/support event at meeting. 5. Strategic Priority Update a. Goal One: Member Survey i. Should have ready next week ii. Added questions regarding level of support for Sedgwick County Zoo and Downtown Development iii. Share survey with friends. Would like to garner feedback from members and non-members b. Goal Two: 10-Year Celebration i. YP Week Draft Proclamation sent around for feedback. ii. Proclamation approved. c. Goal Three: Diversity and Inclusion i. Moving forward with “I am ____________ professional” campaign ii. Currently have professionals to represent underrepresented groups iii. Want to drive more participation from said groups d. Goal Four: Economic Development i. Moving forward and going well ii. Full update in Action Team Updates 6. Staff Updates i. Table sponsorships for Founder’s Day still being accepted (please see email attachment) ii. Four corporate table sponsorships sold iii. Action Teams can purchase tables iv. Corporate Investor of the Year Award voted and decided.