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 +Stuff in [//​italic//​] is a note from the meeting, also a notes section at the bottom!
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 +Agenda outline,
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 +    * Welcome new members [//was skipped by Gabe for the Status and funding report, ​ happened at the end of the meeting.//]
 +    * Status report
 +    * Funding Funding Funding
 +    * Hacknights, thoughts/​comments?​ [//going to a $5 donation, to help keep this afloat. Talk to Gabe or the Head Honcho of that hacknight if that not possible.//​]
 +    * Volunteering! Suggest on the list, and if nobody hates it, Do it! ask for help if needed! [//elected Gabe Head honcho, ​ still the above policy is good to give him a yes/no choice//]
 +      * Advertising / Marketing
 +        * How to find the right niche? [//focus on just hacker space for now,  coworking can trickle in from the hacking//]
 +        * What to push? (speciality nights,​targeted groups)
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 +Events! [//pumpkin carving on event oct-29//​. ​ Also lets do the geekfest swapmeet (when?)!]
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 +    * Fliers (where, and what,  and who).  [//Walter will do some marketing, as will Mark, see below for Tzars//]
 +    * See Volunteering!
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 +    * Branding, ​ Not sure on the whole story, but looks like may still be shopping for a logo. [//Brought up but no resolution//​]
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 +    * Under utilizing the resource! ​ [//​Need ​ to make up $500 shortfall, to be in the red. keeping some discounts, ​  but continued work getting out the word,  send Walter your ideas or  offers to help!//]
 +      * Website What and where? [//​Marketing tzar and Gabe shall cordinate//​]
 +        * Wordpress? ​ Roll our own, or use something like [[http://​091labs.com/​wiki/?​id=spacestack|SpaceStack]]?​
 +          * Calendaring/​scheduling:​ [[http://​dhtmlx.com/​docs/​products/​dhtmlxScheduler/​index.shtml|Event Scheduler by dhtmlx]]
 +          * dues? [[http://​wordpress.org/​extend/​plugins/​wordpress-simple-paypal-shopping-cart/​|wp simple paypal shopping cart]]
 +          * Forums?
 +            * Wp Forum server?
 +            * Antispam Akismet?
 +    * Cleaning What level of tidy do we want? who's helping?
 +    * Anyone do anything worth noting/​thanking?​
 +    * Still looking for an accountant type person.. [[//Mark will help out on this for now, //]
 +    * Still LLC, looking to change that? How about[[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=GekvJFxVfoU|L3C]][[http://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=GekvJFxVfoU|?​]] [//Brought up, but not resolved//]
 +      * would require us to define our social value.
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 +===== Notes =====
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 +    * Financials see [[http://​quelab.net/​old_wiki/​uploads/​Main/​photo10-17-2010.jpg|photo]],​ we need to bring in $500 more per month.
 +    * Marketing Mark got the floor after Gabe Spoke
 +    * How to use what we have to get above the line. raise membership rates? ​  we need new pipelines. ​ events, show value,
 +    * Who do we want to hit?  how to hit them.  how to do all with what we have!
 +    * As for volunteering/​voluntolding. ​ tzar positions are as follows.
 +      * Directing Tzar  Gabe!
 +      * Maintenance Tzar Geoff, (some basic stuff sodas trash)
 +      * Marketing Tzar,  Walter (website, some flyer production,
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 +memberships?​)
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 +    * Financial Tzar, Mark Will be consulting Gabe on this for now
 +    * Workspace Tzar Adric,
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 +All of the above people are the go to guys, or  the guy to offer help,  we all support some autonomy, but duplicated ​ efforts might be wasted so checkin from time to time.
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 +Advisor'​s, ​ Mark will be advising,
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 +Pricing restructure,​
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 +    * Premier member : $200mo
 +      * Full access, can reserve space and tools and such within reason
 +    * General member :  $100
 +      * Full access
 +    * Per day :$10 general full use.
 +      * Full Use, just on an as needed basis.
 +    * Hacknights $5 (some for whomever volunteers to run the night to help promote the night)
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 +25% discount for full students? (was that decided?​) ​ All Discounted 50% for now.(until January?)
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 +    * A possible re-layout of the place, To accommodate for the new situation with the front leased!
 +    * Regular meetings: Last Sundays 6pm. evenings before hacknights.
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 +12 people were in attendance.
  
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