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 +====== May General Business Meeting Agenda: ======
  
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 +NOTE: All general business meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public. Attendance is encouraged!
 +Date: 5 May 2013
 +Time: 4:30-6pm MDT
 +PIZZA!
 +Ground Rules ()
 +Ice Breaker - Say your name, and your current (or next) hackerspace project.
 +Agenda Review:
 +
 +(5-min or less)Reports
 +  * Treasurer'​s report (Geoff)
 +  * Review of April Space Fed Conf Call (?)
 +  * Task Forces:
 +    * 3D Printing (Alfred) - closing out the Indegogo campaign
 +    * Space Search (Adric, Alfred, Ray, Charel, and Bandit) ​
 +  * I.T. High School, Meet&​Greet on 18 Apr (Walter)
 +  * Hackerscouts (bandit)
 +  * Junkado (Aaron)
 +  * Printing of "​Friends Of Quelab"​ cards (Adric)
 +  * Ace Artimis (Jon)
 +
 +<-- These topics need to be better defined, and documented
 +  * Membership (?)
 +  * Outreach (chair needed)
 +  * Fund Development (?) 
 +
 +Old business:
 +
 +  * Calendar Review()
 +  * Workshop sign ups ()
 +  * Review of the New Location Task Force search criteria ​
 +
 +New Business
 +
 +  * Member issues: (Example: Dissolving 8 mm audio tape in acid)
 +    * Themes: Safety, clean up after yourself, current liability waiver, attend an orientation. ​
 +    * New Location fundraiser, next Indiegogo campaign
 +    * Membership "​no"​ policy
 +    * Albuquerque Tech League/Tech Fiesta (Walter)
 +    * ABQ Mini-Maker Faire (Charel) ​
 +----
 +
 +Meeting Notes:
 +
 +Meeting Started at 5pm Juli, Charel, morgain, adric, bandit, ray, walter, greg, afred, aaron, and 2 visitors(john).
 +
 +We Read the ground rules, and ice breaker.
 +
 +Reports, Unknown if anyone was on the monthly Space Fed call Treasurers report was emailed in since Geoff was not here, Adric did read a summary, will cut and paste in here later!
 +
 +3dprinter, Alfred is now out of school, hopes it will be up by the week. We want to have a series of classes,
 +
 +space search has looked into, a few spaces, Haines, Columbia both meet our needs outside our price range, but we are looking at how to make that work,
 +
 +Ray has a few possible places but they have not been looked at yet,
 +
 +ACE High school, came down for a tour, wants to look into networking with us for 3dprinting and other things, may want to send over an intern.
 +
 +Hackerscouts/​Roborave,​ Judobots class worked, 2 student/​parent sets, fun was had, costs were about $130, we had $200 seed money donated for it,
 +
 +Roborave, the table was crowded, buttons and throwies... ​ Well received, Hp Evette Wilson was kinda interested(bandit got a card). ​ CNM may also be good candidate, ​
 +
 +Junkado, Arron says it went well, was like most starter things, it needs some time to build the network. hes going to be watching for next year.
 +
 +Friends of cards, board members sign/print the back, initial and date the "​punches",​ try and collect the data, possible reward of either a robot badge or a discount,
 +
 +Ace Artemis bridge; John would love more help. john needs help getting plywood in a truck. Needs a Tv to setup.. we only have 7 weekends to finish.
 +
 +Outreach, we need a sponsors packet, Charel proposes she will develop a packet, Walter and Adric will help fill in the blanks. need to pull together with photos, need to build levels, (shes also looking at First Giving, a subsidiary of Eventbrite). Intel has a kit they are looking at developing, and funding,
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 +Calendar was talked about,
 +
 +workshops, electricity,​ basic circuits, inputs sensors, outputs and acutators. (arduino?). other ideas, more locksmithing,​ virtualbox, openscad, sketchup, 3dprinting,
 +good idea, make a list, of how to post events. ​
 +
 +Discussions on space, we are discussing the $1500 cap, working the debate of size/vs comfort/vs planning.
 +
 +We asked and the group is ok with Charel starting the conversation with R Hannah. ok, with going up to $2000 +-10% total costs ideally negotiated less! +public transport.
 +
 +In a month, or before we need to present a space or few.
 +
 +new business, Member issues: how do we deal with the safety issues, and assumptions of what safe behavior is. we need to be sure people have signed wavers
 +
 +sign in sheet containing wavers, to help track hacknight people, and other visitors.
 +
 +the idea of someone to check in person, there will be a wiki signup where we can start volunteering for the mandatory stuff.
 +
 +labeling equipment (like the pumping station one), great idea..
 +
 +meeting is running way over, but we are pressing on.
 +
 +mmf: sparkfun is coming from colorado with trainers and kits. workshops 6-7 people per project, may need some people from cnm/​unm/​tech. 90min workshops.
 +
 +  * weevle soldering 2.o
 +  * simon says
 +  * makey makey basic
 +    * makeymakey with scratch ​
 +  * and possible arduino kits. 
 +
 +We need to review Charel'​s sheet on this and email her our thoughts on which of these. ​