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 +====== January Public Meeting Agenda ======
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 +//"​Hacking is not a spectator sport."​ -unknown// \\
 +\\
 +NOTE:All board meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public. ​ Attendance is encouraged!\\
 +Date: 08 Jan 2012\\
 +Time: 6:​30pm-7:​30pm\\
 +Attendees:
 +
 +==== Ground Rules ====
 +
 +==== Ice Breaker ====
 +
 +    * Record 10 seconds(video) including:
 +      * Your name
 +      * what brought you to Quelab
 +      * what you want Quelab to become
 +
 +==== Agenda Review://​NOTE:​ There will only be time for 2 of the discussion topics// ​  ====
 +
 + \\ Reports:
 +
 +    * Review Quelab board meeting notes
 +    * Winterizing update
 +    * Financial/​member review <-- what is this? [-gm]
 +
 + \\ Discussions:​
 +
 +    * Quick review of Strategic Planning Activities
 +    * Budget planning
 +      * Financial solvency,
 +      * 3-month cushion
 +      * Renting out the "​Kempur'​s office"​
 +      * Lease Renewal/​Moving into a new space
 +    * Documenting roles and responsibility (prez, vp, secretary, treas, facility mgr, other?)
 +    * Previous month recap: Events - How did they go, what would have been better
 +    * mini makers fair, and Young makers club? [[http://​www.youngmakers.org/​ymp-clubs|http://​www.youngmakers.org/​ymp-clubs]]
 +
 + \\ Assign task forces:
 +
 +    * Andrew Stones Proposal (paid year membership & webhostingfor a winner). ​ Needs defining, how to advertise?
 +    * Insurance search taskforce
 +    * Next Event/​Fundraising ideas
 +    * payment methods (other than paypal ([[http://​quelab.net/​old_wiki/​index.php?​n=Main.EvilOfPaypal|Notes]])). ​ Check, Square, Cash, Direct bank XFER?
 +
 + \\ Upcoming Events:
 +
 +    * ComicCon convention, volunteer solicitation?​ Jan 13-15 <​-- ​ who's taking the lead? [-gm]
 +    * SproutNM micro funding event Jan. 28 <-- who's taking the lead?  [-gm]([[http://​www.abqsprout.org/​about-sprout/​|http://​www.abqsprout.org/​about-sprout/​]])
 +    * Rube Goldberg project reveal Heather
 +
 + \\ [[http://​quelab.net/​old_wiki/​index.php?​n=Main.Meetings|<<​back]]
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 +----
 +
 +==== Discussion Notes: ====
 +
 +Meeting starting at about 6:46 16+ people in attendance! wooHoo!!
 +
 +Ground rules were read:
 +
 +Maker fare 3rd weekend of October!!!!
 +
 +Charel, charel@apachecon.com is a meeting coordinator ​ can help with meeting planning. Also involved with Mini Makers Fair, and  defcon...
 +
 +Meeting paired down to the topics of the Mini Makers Fair, Next Event, Promotion partinerships
 +
 +Mini makers fare:
 +
 +    * Need local support and local makers. (will be in october, ​ probably 3rd week), ​ fair grounds or balloon fiesta park. Partner with  ISEA (Digital wilderness 2012) (so possibly september to coinside with  the big ISEA events).
 +    * Young makers club, will be part of it,  connecting schools to the thing, (Eric Renz-Whitmore,​ can connect us to schools)
 +    * Lego league needs judges, contact info [[http://​nmfll.org/​|http://​nmfll.org/​]]
 +    * Science Olympiad needs judges as does the Science Fair.
 +    * CEC (aps) is the best group geeky teens to target/​mentor.
 +
 +How can Quelab participate/​facilitate:​
 +
 +    * and can we setup Points of contact.
 +    * we can judge, ​ but we can also mentor.
 +    * try contacting lowes to see if we can get them to help us have classes for kids)
 +    * running workshops
 +    * can we get students internship'​s for school credit?
 +    * we are pretty good at easy to do projects (like ones from our events)
 +    * mamas minerals has artists, for led classes, Rio grand jewelry supply. even quilters folks.
 +    * AFRL LaLuz. (possibly for mini makers fair).
 +    * Civil air patrol? ​ airospace stuff 268-5678 CAPnm.org
 +
 +Next event and Fund Raising Ideas:
 +
 +    * Hover Craft! Hover kid,​(April??​)
 +    * Foodie Event, Chocolate. (Feb)
 +      * Chocolate makers, and or chefs to demo
 +        * Projects: ​ Molds?
 +        * Toppers?
 +        * Grow Chocolate Crystals
 +        * videos of processes
 +      * Ozz pastry parked out front
 +
 +Setup a Quelab meetup,
 +
 +Meeting ended about 7:50 We did not get to talk about having a membership drive.