Board meeting notes 2011-08-22

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Attendance

This meeting is missing the attendance list.

Agenda

Financial Update

  • Current Money: 2578.39
  • Current Paying Members: 34

Event Discussion

  • Twitter Campaign
    • Flyers are at the space

Classes

  • Sculpy Class (Rachel): Saturday August 27th Board_meeting_notes_2011-07-11
    • $20 per person (attendee's taking home creations).
    • Should Probably reschedule for more notice
  • Etching Class
    • Need more info on parts / plans / etc

Shop

  • MidsouthMakers' Perpetual Beer Supply
    • Ben Eishen has taken the lead on this group project \o/
    • The thread can be found in the Google Groups
    • It looks like between Joe (turkey fryer) and Ryan T (15.5 gal electric kettle) we have a way of cooking the batch
    • We have a bottle-capper
    • We will need "Star-San" for sanitizing the used bottles, which Ryan T potentially has available.
    • We need to be on the lookout for a cheap keg or two
    • We could use a working chest-type freezer for beer storage
    • We need dark colored (brown prefered) pry-off glass bottles. Please donate your washed and rinsed bottles ** and leave them in the MsPacMan room for now, in the closet under the stairs.
    • Recommended bottles: Abita, Sam Adams, New Belgium Breweries (Fat Tire, 1554, etc)
  • Go-kart\RC kart
    • Mark Turnage has graciously volunteered to be lead/point on this.
    • More information can be found in this thread in our mailing list: link
    • Ed Stafford linked these plans: http://www.diygokarts.com/kart-plans/kart-plans-main.html What do you think?
    • Examine the engine (In the paint room on the left hand side)
  • Accomplished!
    • Ben E bypassed the fluorescent lamp in the shop that was causing the issues so the lights shouldn't be tripping the breaker anymore.
    • Sonny's quad-copter took it's second flight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZNYr9neA4Q
    • Trent and Dru cleaned up the shop storage room and mounted the parts bins on the wall and put some of the clutter away.

Membership

  • Report from Recruitment Committee
  • Next Recruitment Committee meeting scheduled for ?
  • Forward notes of meeting by designated note taker (Maybe ask Rachel? to help stir her involvement) to the board after a meeting so board can be prepared

Next Meeting

  • 9/12 7pm(ish)


Notes

Comes to Order @ 7:15pm

Financial Update

  • Current Money: 2578.39
  • Current Paying Members: 34

Event Discussion

  • Twitter Campaign
    • Flyers are at the space
    • Cookout at space sunday 5pm
    • $10 food $5 if you bring a 6 pack of beer?

Classes

  • Sculpy Class (Rachel): Saturday September 10th Noon.
    • $20 per person (attendee's taking home creations).
  • Boarduino / Soldering II: Saturday September 24th
  • Beer Brewing
    • Sept 3rd Dry run
    • Sept 17th Oktoberfest brew
  • October Possibilites
    • Pumpkin Carving
    • Safety lights
    • T Shirt Bleaching

Shop

  • Shorten up the shop log for easier reading.

Membership

  • Report from Recruitment Committee
    • Making sure members getting the help when/if they request it, emphasis on the mailing list.
    • RC tasked with coming up with creating intro to the group / navigating the website / wiki for the member packet.
    • Next Recruitment Committee meeting scheduled for 9/8/11 6:30 at republic coffee
    • Ask Rachel to take notes, send to board after meeting

Next Meeting

  • 9/12 7pm(ish)

Meeting Adjourned @ 8:20 PM