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 Minutes: Minutes:
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 +1. Board Report
 +  * Adric - Just met today
 +    * Verifying bylaws changes
 +    * Space Federation still referred
 +    * New Directory, Jesse T.
 +    * Old Director departing, Craig
 +    * New Chair is the old chair - Charel & JT
 +    * Power Bills VERY large; will be investigating
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 +2. Officer Reports
 +  * President'​s Report
 +    * Most importantly,​ Special Election coming up in April
 +  * Treasurer'​s report
 +    * Dealing with large electric bill; please keep lights off, and be mindful of your power usage
 +    * Power comes into the complex in one place, and is split up by the landlord
 +    * $4600 in checking, with 6K in savings
 +    * Account at the new bank is setup. ​ We will be working to go away from Square & Stripe to a new payment processor that the bank offers
 +  * Education: position currently vacant
 +  * Events Officer: position currently vacant
 +  * Membership: John “JT” Benedetto, acting officer
 +    * 103 active members, 78 Sustaining, 9 associates, and 15 students
 +  * Outreach: Charel Morris
 +    * Maker event at SY Jackson school this past Friday
 +    * MiniMakerFaire coming up. We will be doing promos & stuff
 +      * April 21, 22 of 2018 for MMF
 +      * John & Terri will be here
 +    * Visit to AFRL & the campus MakerSpace, MakerHub, available to anyone that has base access
 +    * AFRL is donating a multi tool that Eric has approved coming into the metal shop
 +  * Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
 +    * MMF coming up
 +    * Rebecca is self-volunteering to handle the Volunteers for MMF
 +  * Donations: John “JT” Benedetto
 +    * Have sold the following on eBay on behalf of Quelab:
 +      * $19.25 - Resistor, Axial, Military, Metal Film, Precision, 100K Ohms, 0.1%, 200V, 1/8W
 +      * $30.00 - Gold Scrap - Mixture of CPUs and RAM (74.55 oz - 2117 g)
 +      * $15.00 - Cable, Lens Extension, Dimâge EX (New)
 +      * $64.25 = TOTAL (Before eBay and Paypal Commissions Taken Out)
 +    * Recycling run of $36 of transformers,​ etc.
 +  * Facilities: John Murray
 +    * Looking into tile replacements
 +  * Rental: Darren Moody
 +    * Nothing new to report, 4 benches available
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 +  * Area Captains
 +    * 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen - no report
 +    * Arcade - Troy Ross
 +      * Another PS4 controller
 +      * Hung some acoustic panels in the room
 +      * Still missing the remote control
 +    * Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
 +      * Nothing to report
 +    * Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
 +      * Nothing to report
 +    * Laser: Craig Goldsmith
 +      * Nothing to report
 +    * Metal Shop: Eric Lee
 +      * No injuries, all major machines operational
 +    * Welding: John Murray
 +      * Looking into coordinating welding classes again. ​ Working with the Board
 +    * Woodshop: Gonner Menning
 +      * No report sent
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 +3. Old Business
 +  * Board of Directors’ election
 +    * Quorum reached between 7 & 7:30 the night of the election. ​ Very good!
 +    * Decided to not make phone calls requesting people to come vote as was done in previous elections
 +    * Jesse Trujillo elected as Director, Craig Goldsmith finishing his term
 +    * Thinking of an RSVP setup for next year's Election Party for the catering to better control food costs
 +  * S Y Jackson Elementary Maker Fair (Josh, Morgan, Celeste)
 +    * Attended Friday the 2nd showing Sabers & 3d Printers
 +    * Had propaganda for both Quelab & MMF
 +    * Some interesting news about Fuse:
 +      * To demo stuff for Fuse, you must pay to take a class
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 +4. New Business
 +  * Special Board election to replace resigned Director
 +  * One of the Directors stepped down
 +    * Emails to come
 +    * It won’t be catered
 +    * The newly elected director will be serving out the remainder of a term - about 11 months
 +  * Radio Club member collaboration
 +    * Reproducing an element of a radio case.  Based on a picture from a book from the 40’s or 50’s, then Adric found out that the member also had broken piece
 +    * Radio Club member made a donation to Quelab out of gratitude
 +    * We hope to get a pic of the finished project
 +  * Josh assisted a friend in making a large “Cat-thulu” about 6 feet long.  Based on a file from Thingiverse
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 +Meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m.
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