Board meeting notes 2014-12-15

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Attendance

This meeting is missing the attendance list.

Agenda

Financial Update

  • Accounts
    • Accounts Total: $7,289
    • Laser Cutter Fund: Change to Laser Maintenance Fund?
    • General Fund: $
  • Current Paying Members: 42 Members
    • Pending Members: Jeff, Joey, Devitt
      • Approved
    • Send Email for Jeff, Joey, Devitt.
    • Have we seen Thomas S, Cameron C, Brandon C, Rick L, Tiffany S?
      • Claudio will email these folks to check interest

2015 Board Elections

  • Results

Board_Election_for_2015

  • Position Transition
    • Email changes
      • Ben has changed the email stuff
  • Restoration of Public Relations Board Position
    • Amendment has been proposed to reinstate position of Public Relations
      • Ernest McCracken has been nominated to fill this position
  • Created the Committee of Community Liaison (Joe Ferguson, chair)
    • Purpose is to connect with other community groups
    • Joe may invite other members

Event Discussion

  • Event Ideas for Jan/Feb 2015?
    • Shapeoko Class CNC engraved wood and Al bottle openers (Ed)
      • Ed will submit a formal proposal for one or more classes (including safety)
    • Laser cutter project classes
      • Intro to laser cutting
      • Heart-shaped box class?
    • April LAN Party suggestion
    • MidsouthCon
  • 5th Anniversary Celebration
    • January 17th
  • Hosting Meetings for outside groups
    • December
      • Memphis Technology Foundation 12/16
    • January
      • Memphis HamWAN 01/21 @7pm (Cliff will be the member point of contact).
    • February
    • March
      • MidsouthCon 03/20 - 03/22
        • Email the list for volunteers/ideas
        • Bringing:
          • 3d scanner booth, printers, laser cutter?
          • Table count? (MM, HM, #memtech?)
            • Two tables (one for MM, one for HACKmemphis)
  • Memphis Technology Foundation
    • Board approved Midsouth Makers support for MTF
      • $200 in funding
  • Maker of the Year Award
    • Voted on by the membership
    • Winner receives 1 year free membership
    • Plaque, recognized on a "MotY" board
  • Shop Renovations and Cleanup
    • Possibly set aside money for restroom/storage areas
    • Regularly scheduled cleanup days?

Notes

Comes to Order @ 7:07pm

Financial Update

  • Accounts
    • Accounts Total: $7,289
    • Laser Cutter Fund: Change to Laser Maintenance Fund?
    • General Fund: $
  • Current Paying Members: 42 Members
    • Pending Members: Jeff, Joey, Devitt
      • Approved
    • Send Email for Jeff, Joey, Devitt.
    • Have we seen Thomas S, Cameron C, Brandon C, Rick L, Tiffany S?
      • Claudio will email these folks to check interest

2015 Board Elections

  • Results

Board_Election_for_2015

  • Position Transition
    • Email changes
      • Ben has changed the email stuff
  • Restoration of Public Relations Board Position
    • Amendment has been proposed to reinstate position of Public Relations
      • Ernest McCracken has been nominated to fill this position
  • Created the Committee of Community Liaison (Joe Ferguson, chair)
    • Purpose is to connect with other community groups
    • Joe may invite other members

Event Discussion

  • Event Ideas for Jan/Feb 2015?
    • Shapeoko Class CNC engraved wood and Al bottle openers (Ed)
      • Ed will submit a formal proposal for one or more classes (including safety)
    • Laser cutter project classes
      • Intro to laser cutting
      • Heart-shaped box class?
    • April LAN Party suggestion
    • MidsouthCon
  • 5th Anniversary Celebration
    • January 17th
  • Hosting Meetings for outside groups
    • December
      • Memphis Technology Foundation 12/16
    • January
      • Memphis HamWAN 01/21 @7pm (Cliff will be the member point of contact).
    • February
    • March
      • MidsouthCon 03/20 - 03/22
        • Email the list for volunteers/ideas
        • Bringing:
          • 3d scanner booth, printers, laser cutter?
          • Table count? (MM, HM, #memtech?)
            • Two tables (one for MM, one for HACKmemphis)
  • Memphis Technology Foundation
    • Board approved Midsouth Makers support for MTF
      • $200 in funding
  • Maker of the Year Award
    • Voted on by the membership
    • Winner receives 1 year free membership
    • Plaque, recognized on a "MotY" board
  • Shop Renovations and Cleanup
    • Possibly set aside money for restroom/storage areas
    • Regularly scheduled cleanup days?

Meeting Adjourned @ ____