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 +====== April Meeting Agenda: ======
 +//"Hacking is not a spectator sport.  -unknown"// \\
 +NOTE:All meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public.  Attendance is encouraged!\\
 +Date: 01 April 2012\\
 +Time: 4:30-6pm
 +==== PIZZA! ====
 +==== Ground Rules (Ray) ====
 +==== Ice Breaker ====
 +    * "2 truths & a lie" [-gm just a suggestion]
 +==== Agenda Review: ====
 +    * (Geoff)Treasurer's report
 +    * (Ray) Review of March Conf Call with School Factory
 +    * Task Forces
 +      * (Adric)Andrew Stone contest
 +      * ()ISEA & Maker Faire September 19-24
 +      * (Ray)Lab store/canteen
 +      * ()Space Organization
 +      * (Walter)Linux/Game nights
 +Old business:
 +    * (all) March of the Robots recap
 +    * (all) Game Night recap
 +    *
 +New Business
 +    * Sub-lease
 +    * (Addie) marketing discussion:
 +      * Official Duties of the Quelab "Communication officer"(?)
 +      * Arduino April workshops marketing
 +      * Things that go BOOM (June)
 +      * July -- Theme Discussion
 +    * (All) Create 3 lists of hackerspace "requirements" [-gm I think the focus should be on the mandatory and desires]
 +      * Mandatory ("have to have's"... "I wont cont to Quelab unless the space has ____")
 +      * Desires ("nice to have's"... "If I were to get the most use of Quelab I'd need ______")
 +      * Visionary (long term ideas... "I've seen the best hackerspaces in the world and they all have _______")
 +==== Discussion Notes: ====
 +Attendees:  % Geoff, Ray, Adric, Alfred, Aaron, Charel,  Zig, Wilton, Larry, Walter, Greg, bandit, James
 +Started at: 4:46 with ice breaker,
 +Conference Bridge opened but only noisy hold music
 +Read the Ground Rules,
 +    * Treasurer: and,  $694(Deposit)  $90 paypal $150 square,  $450+ event take.  Now at 23 members.
 +    * Space Federation monthly call:   nobody from here made it to do it.  James gave a little recap, (open  source access control in hackerspaces, this fall may be a hackathon to  do it. Fund Raising workshops also likely in the fall.  3 other hspaces  may also be coming up to do similar outside funding sources as us and  the possible EECE.
 +    * Stone contest:  Adric gave a recap, details here: [[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DznEx1O1aFwKOCf8J0dsWNuB_kCTVygPn4JUlR6PxQk/edit|Stone contest google doc]]
 +    * Maker Faire:  open for volunteers and promo stuff (some delayed due to logo issues)
 +      * Charel needs some help with proposal review of tech related projects,  would like Quelab to be involved in the vetting.
 +      * Call for makers to be posted on our website.
 +      * Proposal request for logistics meetings here at Quelab, we all agreed it should work, especially with a member sponsor.
 +      * Maker Faire/Intel: ISEA money for community projects,  possibly used for buying soldering irons/tools,
 +        * need to know amounts
 +        * Is it ok with SF,  10% to sf? (James says it may be negotiable, but details are needed)
 +        * Aaron:  perhaps it could 10% be off of the NET, not off of the whole
 +        * Grant kits are in the works?(James)
 +      * Charel will make a list of volunteers needed.
 +    * Lab Store/Canteen,  no  major progress,  vending machine, looks like some sort of DIY kit, may  be the trick.  intrum and lower cost parts.  might be drawers.   more to  be debated.
 +    * Space planning: its working,  still needs more volunteers, for kitchen and carpeted room  (Geoff takes computer room)
 +      * Need to plan the next yardsale
 +      * We may need some signage, e.g, no unsupervised children,  if you use a dish, wash two, etc.
 +    * Linux Night/Game Night:   game night was good, need to pass the hat more, need to do it regularly;  linux night: success!  good turnout, picked up 2 new members, more  passing the hats?
 +    * March of the Robots Recap,  Ray and Alfred got 3d prints!!!
 +      * Adric: thanks to everyone for their hard work,  despite the last moment cancellation of craig it went really well,
 +      * Arron: a little worried about the pressure of teaching, but we have some support.
 +      * Charel: it went really well, but we need a bit of signage. She  has a printer that can print poster-sized pages.  Getting more  directions and signs up.
 +      * Not getting through very well the intent of the night and to be  part of the hackerspace.  Also when the membership was handed out it  was not well described.
 +      * Perhaps some gift cards/ more memberships, (perhaps limited membership as to not give out keys)
 +      * Questions about what is quelab about.
 +      * Need more communication(amongst ourselves, and also to our customers)
 +      * Kids, share parents kits, with additional kits to sell. (helps to make them work together)
 +New Business:
 +    * Sublease,  we need to rent it!  Walter missed his target, we need to get word out asap. and get it up
 +    * Marketing tabled due to illness. (Addie was not here)
 +    * Videos!
 +    * Space Requirements [[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wCfrco167qnpyNOlkPP_9O98Pa8BVWg2hzDmwQP3Cuo/edit|See external google doc of extracted compiled Needs/desires/visions]]
 +    * Survey members about space wants
 +      * Walter will follow up with the membership
 +      * Possible questions to ask: how far a commute?
 +Meeting closed: 6:59