Meetings/2011-04

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Date/Location

  • April 11, 2011
  • 7:30pm
  • Shop
  • All members

Agenda

Topic Presenter
Voting JimShoe
Review of Action Items Chairman
Treasurer's Report Treasurer
Facilities Committee Report Facilities Committee
Project/Event Updates Chairman
Decide next meeting date Chairman
New Member Recognition Secretary
Change Door Code if loss of member Secretary
Voting Results JimShoe


Board Candidates

  • Brian Walker (MisterWorld)
  • Jeff Cotten (omegix)
  • Matthew O'Gorman (mog)
  • Kinsey Moore (opticron)
  • Matt Robinson (brimstone)
  • Nathan Warner (JimShoe)
  • Tim Heath (CrashCartPro)
  • Raymond (Strages)
  • Justin (Ratmandu)
  • Heather O'Gorman (Mrs. O'Gorman)

Action Items

Treasurer's Report

Graphs from May 2010 to March 2011
  • Term: March 2011
    • Donations: $521.99
    • Members: $1014.77 (31)
    • Expenses: $1314.83
    • Net Profit: $221.93
    • Average donation per person: $32.73
    • Average expense per person: $42.41
  • Term: April 2011
    • Donations: $20
    • Members: $457.48 (19)
    • Expenses: $1069.95
    • Net Profit: $-592.47
    • Average donation per person: $24.08
    • Average estimated expense per person: $66.84

Facilities Committee

New Members

  • Chaz, aka Chazzam

Discussion

Attending

  • BENALENE
  • Korc
  • Matt Robinson
  • Eli
  • Alli
  • Greg
  • Satyam
  • Scott
  • Justin
  • Dmitri
  • Dusty
  • Mog
  • Heather
  • Tuttle
  • Nathan
  • Dana
  • Tony
  • Ray
  • Kix
  • Tycho
  • Brian
  • Chazz
  • Ethan
  • Hanyan
  • Kinsey

Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order by Mog, subbing in for Tim
  • Elections!
    • Some candidates speak
    • ballots are passed out, voting happened, Dusty and Dmitri started counting votes
  • Treasurer report presented by Matt
  • Ethan talked about recent facilities business
    • Vending machine isn't cooling properly
    • David Merchant has offered to bring us some freon for AC, additional units will be installed this weekend and they'll be filled with freon in the coming weeks.
  • Upcoming Events
    • UAH is having a LAN party in the UC on Thursday, April 14th, and they'd like us to have booth and talk about the shop.
    • Grant Imahara from Mythbusters will be speaking at UAH Monday, April 18th. Tickets are on sale now.
      • We're trying to convince him to visit the shop.
    • LAN party happening April 30, please hand out flie, rs (found on the wiki)
    • Scott is teaching basic survival on a camping trip May 14th to the 15th
    • The Society of Women Engineers is holding a fundraiser for Japan. Ask Dmitri for details.
  • The contract for us having a presence at the ISDC next month is now on the wiki, everyone is invited to review
    • Event is from a Wednesday to a Saturday, and we'd have to man a booth all week, including during the day.
  • Tony is running a weight loss competition for shop members. Initial weigh in was at the meeting.
  • New member – Chazz Moye, aka Chazzam
  • The LAN party in Memphis last weekend was fun, hey presented Makers Local 256 members with gifts – sand-blasted mugs with both shop logos on them.
    • Some of their members are coming down for our party April 30th.
  • Tony presents stats on the new potential shop location.
    • More floor space, lower rent, a kitchen/break room, partial AC
    • Pictures are on Nathan's website, throwthemind.com
  • Election results
    • Brian Walker (MisterWorld)
    • Matthew O'Gorman (mog)
    • Kinsey Moore (opticron)
    • Matt Robinson (brimstone)
    • Nathan Warner (JimShoe)
    • Tim Heath (CrashCartPro)
    • Justin (Ratmandu)
    • Heather O'Gorman (Mrs. O'Gorman)
  • New shop discussion – general consensus at the meeting seems to support the move
  • Next meeting will be May 16th.