Board meeting notes 2017-01-02

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Attendance

Claudio, Joe, Danny, Cliff, Todd, Ernest, Justin, Patric Count: 8

Agenda

2017 New Board

  • President: Claudio
  • Vice President: Joe
  • Secretary: Danny
  • Treasurer: Cliff
  • Social Media Director: Todd

Review Board Roles

Financial

  • Treasurer Report
    • In the black for the year 2016
  • Should we raise our membership dues?
  • Current Membership Rates
    • Student: $25
    • Single: $45
    • Family: $75
  • Proposed?
    • Student: $25 (Should we increase? ~$34 would be the same 33.33%)
    • Single: $60 (33.33% Increase)
    • Family: $100 (33.33% Increase)
  • Discussion about need for raising dues and future path of the organization
    • Lease up in 2019
    • Cliff will coordinate/facilitate a half or day long planning meeting
    • Follow-through is the keyword for the year - if help is needed, ASK
    • This is a business and the business aspects need to be run as such


Space/Organization

  • Monthly Purge of the Catacombs (First Weekend of the month?)
    • Board-designated person will handle disposal of donated equipment
    • Joe needs to create Donation guidelines document
    • Use wire rack for Lost/Found, place to put projects left out. After 30 days, will be purged
      • Goes into effect January 15th


Events

  • Monthly events
    • First weekend: Purge
      • Feb 3rd
    • Second Friday: Maker Meal
      • Feb 10th
      • Space *should be* cleaner, we get more people, both new and old, when we cook.
    • Third week/weekend: New user orientation? Think laser cutter/3D printer sign offs, shop q/a
      • With new potential members, we can invite them back sometime during the last half of the month to learn more about things.
    • Fourth week/weekend:
  • Proposed classes:
    • February
      • How to use a 3D printer
  • March
    • Tentative: Nerf modding
    • Soldering: Beginner

Action Items

  • Claudio
    • Member disposition
    • Safety/responsibility signs/stickers
  • Joe
    • Donation Guideline document

Todd

    • Announce events above

Danny

    • Annual Filing

Cliff

    • Change bank signatories
    • Coordinate Maker planning meeting