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2-4-2018_general [2018/01/30 20:06]
John Benedetto
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 Minutes: Minutes:
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 +1. Board Report
 +  * Adric:
 +    * Board meeting today, 3 - 5
 +    * Looking at changes to the By-Laws
 +    * Clarifying banned members
 +    * Same household members would not be able to serve as Directors
 +    * Looking into a bank account switch, but should be transparent to most all members
 +    * Trying to work on resuming welding classes
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 +2. Officer Reports
 +  * President'​s Report
 +    * Working on BoD election
 +    * Nominations close next Saturday
 +    * Election a week after that
 +    * Using OPAVOTE for electronic voting
 +  * Treasurer'​s report
 +    * 21K + in checking & Savings
 +    * Got the Electricity bill for the last six months
 +    * Also for Jan & Feb Rent
 +    * Those two are about 3 - 4 K in bills payments
 +    * Bank switch upcoming, which will include getting away from SQUARE & STRIPE, using a bank service for payments processor
 +  * Education: position currently vacant
 +  * Events Officer: position currently vacant
 +  * Membership: John “JT” Benedetto, acting officer
 +    * January did a verification of student process. ​ Of the 18 student members, we got ten verification emails. ​ I have not yet locked down the members that did not respond.
 +      * 104 active members:
 +        * (78) Sustaining
 +        * (9) associate
 +        * (17) Student, though that number will go down with the verification process
 +  * Outreach: Charel Morris
 +    * This Saturday is STEM day at the Nuclear Museum
 +    * Reach out to Josh for info - josh@quelab.net
 +  * Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
 +    * No Report
 +  * Donations: John “JT” Benedetto
 +    * Processing the previous donations; most of things being put on the up for grabs shelf
 +    * 2nd Donated air compressor needs a plug, will probably move to the metal shop
 +    * Nice donation of BluRay player, Tormek Grinder, Biscuit Joiner, Compressor
 +    * AFRL donation of multi machine
 +  * Facilities: John Murray
 +    * Still a leak in the welding area
 +    * For requests, send him an email facilities@quelab.net
 +  * Rental: Darren Moody
 +    * We’ve recovered one of the lost spaces from last month, and there may be another person interested in rental. ​ That will leave three blue/white spaces available for rent.
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 +  * Area Captains
 +    * 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
 +      * Printers are printing
 +      * Blinky is good, with Octoprint set up, with Morgan doing training
 +      * Orion is printing as is the PrintRBot
 +    * Arcade - Troy Ross
 +      * Not too much, but he will be setting up DMX controlled lights under the shelves
 +      * Still looking at maybe building a couch
 +    * Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
 +      * Some stock came in, really accurate resistors
 +    * Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
 +      * Don’t just dump stuff in there
 +      * Some untagged items will be purged in the next month or so
 +    * Laser: Craig Goldsmith
 +      * Cooling fan is down over the main board
 +    * Metal Shop: Eric Lee
 +      * No injuries, all lathes & mills operational
 +    * Welding: John Murray
 +      * Brought in some gas & welding wire, all operational
 +    * Woodshop: Gonner Menning
 +      * Adric reported that Gonner got new parking tickets, please make sure your stuff is properly tagged
 +    * Stained Glass 
 +      * One of the nice glass cutters has gone missing
 +      * Cleaned out the toolbox & will work with Adric for tools trays
 +    * Digital Arts Lab
 +      * Printhead path error - the error went away (eventually) & is now clear. ​ It may have an intermittent issue? He will leave a note on it
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 +3. Old Business
 +  * Star Wars Fest 6
 +    * Last Saturday we attended the Rio Rancho Loma Colorado Library’s Star Wars Day
 +    * A big thank you to all that represented Quelab & a special thank you to Craig & Sully for coming out
 +    * We did something new - making 100 small Tie Fighter model kits for adults to do, and got nice feedback on it.
 +    * We are looking into collaboration with the 501st.
 +    * Got a possible lead on a CNC Plasma cutter
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 +4. New Business
 +  * Mini Maker Faire
 +    * April 21 & 22
 +    * Fewer volunteer meetings this year
 +    * Bi-weekly maker orientations at different locations
 +    * Quelab people can be in the Quelab tent or separate, in their own
 +    * All are encouraged to sign up as makers, regardless of where they will be
 +  * Board of Directors Election
 +    * Josh, Celeste + volunteers helping
 +    * Nominations close 2-10, final announcement of nominees on 2-11
 +    * Election afternoon 2-18
 +    * Electronic only voting, can vote “none of the above”
 +    * Membership voting is required & we need to make quorum
 +    * Some of the nominated were given a chance to talk.  These people gave a brief speech:
 +      * Charel Morris
 +      * Don “Gonner” Menning
 +      * Craig Goldsmith
 +      * Jesse Trujillo
 +  * Cleaning
 +    * Cleaning will be of the bathrooms, the entryway room, and the main classroom
 +    * Everything in the core needs removed from the main classroom
 +    * Access to the space Monday will be via the Annex door
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 +Adjourned 6:41 p.m.
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