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 +<font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​1. Board Report</​font>​
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 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Payment of $200 late fee to Attorney General'​s office, X and X are working on our non-profit status with the state.</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Working on a classes policy for the creation of classes at Quelab - still in progress. Includes such things as:</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Policies for class expenses, including reimbursement to Area Captain(s) and/or instructors for area consumables & class materials</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​General class policy - how much to charge, how to arrive at how much to charge &  how that tuition is split up</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​To allow the July welding classes to be held, a Memorandum of Understanding was issued stating how the class can proceed. ​ This MOU will be in effect for six months.</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Adding secondary people onto the bank account</​font>​
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 +<font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​2. Officer Reports</​font>​
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 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​President'​s Report</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​July 4th party</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Funding ideas, including CNC plasma cutter</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Treasurer'​s report</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Month of May</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Start of Month $11,316.56 May Notes:</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​+Deposits (credit) $6,887.51 Amazon Smile 42.90</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​-Checks (debits) $3,769.52 5 year long memberships</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Ending Balance $14,​434.55</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Difference $3,​117.99</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Month of June June Notes:</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Start of Month $14,434.55 Insurance paid 986$</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​+Deposits (credit) $3,​236.97</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​-Checks (debits) $4,​926.84</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Ending Balance $12,​744.68</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Difference -$1,​689.87</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Education:​ position currently vacant</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Events Officer: position currently vacant</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Membership:​ Sara Simon</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​107 total active members</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Outreach:​ Charel Morris</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Railyards Market - we joined the MMF people there, to help showcase Quelab & the maker movement</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Lightsabers,​ writing robot, spirograph, laser cut stuff</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Lots of interest from people, one already signed up as a member, another family that says they will sign up</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Social Media: Rebecca Snyder</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Google reviews - 4.5 out of 5 (we got a negative review)</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​4th of July blog post is up at quelab.net</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Assets:​ Darren Moody</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​June was a very good month for Donations & Disposal.</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Drill press sold: $50</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​unique donation of a lot of brass steampunk items, that, as far as I'm aware of, just showed up on a Hack Night, as neither JT or I had made any arrangements with anybody regarding it.</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​This donation had many things of interest to Quelab members. After picking things that were interest to them, a total of $67 was collected from Member Sales.</​font> ​        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Recycling from this $130.89</​font>​
 +          * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Combined,​ net result was $264.89 being generated through asset disposal for the month of June.</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Policy Change:</​font> ​        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​donations are going to be accepted on a "By Appointment Only" basis</​font>​
 +          * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​If anybody wished to donate, please have them contact us via email at donations@quelab.net.</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Facilities:​ John Murray</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Two new circuits in the shop for three total 20 amp circuits, color coded</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Swamp coolers: Hannah doesn’t want us on the roof</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Fire extinguishers gone through by John & Gonner. Getting some halon extinguishers for laser cutter & 3d printing</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Rental:​ Darren Moody</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Renter in the annex for $250/​month</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​We still have some benches available for rent</​font>​
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 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Area Captains</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​The orion is printing</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Arcade - Troy Ross</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Rebecca reporting:</​font> ​        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​A knitting machine is in available</​font>​
 +          * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Some scapbooking supplies have been added</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Laser:​ Craig Goldsmith</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Metal Shop: Eric Lee</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​No injuries reported</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​All equipment (except X-Carve) working</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​11 members in training waiting list</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Welding:​ John Murray</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​We just got a welding tanks dolly</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Woodshop:​ Gonner Menning</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Dust collector auto comes on when you turn on the table saw</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Green permits will only be valid for one month only (in the woodshop only - no change for permits any where else in the space)</​font>​
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 +<font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​3. Old Business</​font>​
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 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Railyards market Recap - Darren, others? - see earlier report</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​ABQ MiniMakerFaire</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Charel:</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Aug 26, 27</​font>​
 +        * [[http://​albuquerque.makerfaire.com/​be-a-maker/​application/​TheycouldusealistofmakersfromQuelab(theyhaveneverhadsuchalistbefore).AllQuelabmakersshouldsignupthroughthesignuppageontheMMFwebsite-|http://​albuquerque.makerfaire.com/​be-a-maker/​application/​]]
 +           * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​The Officers’ corps will have a MMF-related meeting in the next week or two</​font>​
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 +<font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​4. New Business</​font>​
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 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society Open House</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​9-23 (we think) their open house’</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Is there interest in us having an event at Quelab, or a table there?</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Darren is willing to man a table at the open house, and is willing to have others help</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Rebecca - it might be good to not go overboard on train-themed things for an open house, since we’re about much more than trains</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Charel - that’s a good time to have an open house</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​There was much interest among attending members at the meeting</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Bandit - we should place our banner in a prominent place if possible</​font>​
 +        * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Darren - perhaps we can offer our parking lot for attendees to their open house?</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Default mailing lists for members: Members but now also Chatter - JT</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Adric described the purpose of both lists - Members’ & Chatter</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Rebecca - suggested adding a footer to the Chatter list</​font> ​      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Purpose of the list, and a reminder that the Chatter list is for both members; & non-members</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​4th of July</​font> ​    * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​An informal get together at Quelab on the 4th - 2 to 10</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Some fun science-y demos in the parking lot</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Feel free to bring food or legal fireworks,​with fire or not</​font>​
 +      * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Aaron will be bringing his smoker</​font>​
 +  * <font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​We have a new member Steven that did a project here that took it to Burning Man.</​font>​
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 +<font 11.0pt/​arial,​sans-serif;;​black;;​inherit>​Adjourned 6:56 p.m.</​font>​