Board meeting notes 2011-10-24

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Attendance

  • Sonny
  • Dan
  • Joe
  • Nick
  • Ashley
  • Chris
  • Kit
  • Ben E.
  • Claudio

Count: 8

Agenda

Yearly Elections

Financial Update

  • Current Money
  • Current Paying Members

Shop

  • Major improvement, we need to keep it this way

Event Discussion

  • Skydog Con - November 4th - 6th in Nashville
    • Sonny will be giving a presentation
    • What do we need to prep for it?
  • RepRap Build Off
  • Midsouth Con
    • Dan, Sonny, Claudio, Ben, Mark?
  • Events Poll
    • http://www.midsouthmakers.org/potential-events-poll/
      • HAM Radio class 8 32%
      • Bath Salts and Balms gift class 6 24%
      • Soldering: Boarduino (again) 8 32
      • Intro to the Linux Shell - Screen and Irssi 8 32%
      • Simple Website creation / Design / Marketing 7 28%
      • Printed Circuit Board Fabrication / Etching 18 72%
      • OpenVZ Virtual Machines - Linux Usage 7 28%
      • Cisco II Class 9 36%
      • Welding Class 15 60%
      • Analog Photography class 8 32%
  • We November and December events

Upcoming Events

  • 10/29 - LAN Party IV - Danny bringing Chili, what other food?
    • What prep for the minecraft tourney do we need?
    • Do we have prizes?

Membership

  • 2 new pending members, Chella & Keith

Next Board Meeting 11/28/2011 / 11/29/2011?

Notes

Comes to Order @ 6:13pm

Liability Issues

  • Ensure we're sticking to our rules with not having unacompanied minors in the space.

Yearly Elections

Financial Update

  • Current Money: better
  • Current Paying Members: 2 new members

Shop

  • Major improvement, we need to keep it this way

Event Discussion

  • Skydog Con - November 4th - 6th in Nashville
    • Sonny will be giving a presentation
    • What do we need to prep for it?
  • RepRap Build Off
  • Midsouth Con
    • We need to do guest apps asap for those participating in the presentation
    • We will have a table
    • We have a 2 hour slot to present
  • Events Poll
    • http://www.midsouthmakers.org/potential-events-poll/
      • HAM Radio class 8 32%
      • Bath Salts and Balms gift class 6 24%
      • Soldering: Boarduino (again) 8 32
      • Intro to the Linux Shell - Screen and Irssi 8 32%
      • Simple Website creation / Design / Marketing 7 28%
      • Printed Circuit Board Fabrication / Etching 18 72%
      • OpenVZ Virtual Machines - Linux Usage 7 28%
      • Cisco II Class 9 36%
      • Welding Class 15 60%
      • Analog Photography class 8 32%
      • 5-10 minutes on a lazer cutter

Upcoming Events

  • 10/29 - LAN Party IV - Danny bringing Chili, what other food?
    • What prep for the minecraft tourney do we need?
    • Do we have prizes?
  • December Etching
    • light following bot
  • November Laser cutter day
    • Split into 2 classes, 1 day to design, 1 to cut
  • Day 1: November 19th - Noon
  • Day 2: December 10th - Noon Deadline to submit Dec 5th. Exotic materials may requre more lead time
  • December 3rd - talk with brandon about Cisco II classroom configure router
  • november 12th game night

Membership

  • 2 new pending members, Chella & Keith

Next Board Meeting 11/28/2011

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:18 pm