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2-5-2017_general

February Community Meeting Agenda:

DRAFT. If you have an item to add to the agenda, please let an officer know.

NOTE: All community meetings are open to members of the public. Attendance is encouraged! Please bring a potluck item to share.

Date: 05 February 2017

Time:

  • 5:00 pm Pot Luck
  • 6:00 pm Community Meeting

1. Officer Reports

  • President's Report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Education: Darrel Knutson
  • Events Officer: position currently vacant
  • Membership: Sara Simon
  • Outreach: Charel Morris
  • Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
  • Assets: Darren Moody
  • Facilities: John Murray
  • Rental: Darren Moody
  • Area Captains
    • 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
    • Arcade - Troy Ross
    • Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
    • Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
    • Laser: Craig Goldsmith
    • Metal Shop: Eric Lee
    • Welding: John Murray
    • Woodshop: Gonner Menning

2. Old Business

  • Comic Con- Josh Pederson

3. New Business

  • Elections
    • Candidates time to speak
    • Chris explains how the elections work
  • Rio Rancho Star Wars- Darren Moody

Minutes:

1. Officer Reports

  • President's Report
    • A couple of thefts or losses have been happening lately
    • Report broken tools
  • Treasurer's report
    • 95 Total members, about 76 full time members
    • Continuing transition from Geoff to Josh
    • Getting rid of PayPal
  • Education: Darrel Knutson
    • The Woodworking class scheduled for February – March has been cancelled for lack of students. We only had one person sign up and I will work with him for a later class or individual training.
    • There is a Welding class that started yesterday, Feb 4, that will last for a month. We are revamping the Welding class as discussed at the officers meeting last week and will be offering it starting in March.
    • As always, if you have a passion and would like to share it please let me know. I have sent out an email to the membership requesting interest in several possibilities. I will continue to ask for volunteers but will now also offer direct compensation for instructors as per the officers consensus.
  • Events Officer: position currently vacant
  • Membership: Sara Simon
  • Current membership is up to 132, consisting of 10 associates, 28 students, 93 sustaining members, and 1 director. We have 19 new members in the last 30 days, and 15 pending members awaiting orientation.
  • Outreach: Charel Morris
    • Library event Yesterday went well
    • This Saturday, Nuclear Museum STEM day, need more people
    • March 18 Intergalactic Cultural Celebration – taste hacking or ?
    • March 22 – Spring Break Family Day and Drones Rule !!! Troy is going to hold a Learn to Fly a DRONE class and it is likely he could use some help. And if others makers what to show what they are working on please let me know.
    • March 25 Ballooning for All – 505 Access will be on hand with some hands on activities.
  • Upcoming events Quelab is part of these.
    • Feb 11 – This Saturday.
      • NUCLEAR Museum - Opens at 9:00am so arriving for set up about 8am
      • Wrap at 4PM
    • Spring Break
      • Balloon Museum
      • 3 possible days
      • March 18 Intergalactic Cultural Celebration – taste hacking or ?
    • March 22 – Sprint Break Family Day and Drones Rule !!!
      • Troy is going to hold a Learn to Fly a DRONE class and it is likely he could use some help. And if others makers what to show what they are working on please let me know.
    • March 25 Ballooning for All – 505 Access will be on hand with some hands on activities.
  • Social Media: Rebecca Snyder
  • Assets: Darren Moody
    • Lots of stuff gotten rid of recently
    • Ask Darren before dropping off new donations, when in doubt about usefulness
  • Facilities: John Murray
    • Occupancy permit for Quelab–I did visit the Albuquerque Building department and understand the process for how to submit for an occupancy permit, and the specifics.
    • New work area lights for welding area–through the efforts of Will Smith, the welding instructor, 2 new LED work lights were installed in the welding area.
  • Rental: Darren Moody
    • Problems with rental amounts in WildApricot. Josh now has access to correct these, and these problems should be fixed soon. This all should be resolved now, and from this point forward, correct space rent for appropriate members should be better automated now.
    • Rentable Workbench Information:
      • Blue / White Workbenches (15 * $1.50 sq. ft.) / mo.)
        • 4 Spaces Being Used
        • 3 Spaces Being Rented $22.50 / mo. $67.50
      • 1 Space Rent to begin March 2017 (2 Months Comp)
      • 4 Spaces Available Remaining
      • Medium Anthro Cart (13 * $1.50 sq. ft.) / mo)
      • 2 Member Owned Carts Being Rented $18.00 / mo. $36.00
      • Total Per Month (January / February) to be Collected $103.50
      • Total Per Month (March - ) to be Collected $123.00
  • Area Captains
    • 3-D Printing: Josh Pedersen
    • Arcade - Troy Ross
      • Running wires in walls for speakers and HDMI
      • Television is mobile to move to other rooms
    • Electronics Lab: Aaron Birenboim
    • Fiber Arts: Sherie Pennebaker
      • Dragon’s Wier: Nothing happening in particular, but if people would like to take a small class or a workshop on fabric dying, they can contact me and maybe Juli and I can arrange something around April or May. Sorry it can’t be sooner, I’m in the process of moving my mom from Silver City to next door, plus my job is the albatross around my neck at the moment.
    • Laser: Craig Goldsmith
      • Laser cutting room is dedicated only to Laser cutting, lockers are moving
      • Black cabinet is also going to move as well
    • Metal Shop: Eric Lee
    • Welding: John Murray
    • Woodshop: Gonner Menning
      • Attempting to identify everything in the east Attic
      • There are sheets available to label items in that area if anyone knows anything about the stuff

2. Old Business

  • TBD

3. New Business

  • Elections
    • Candidates time to speak
    • Chris explains how the elections work
  • Star Wars Fest @ Rio Rancho Public Library - Darren Moody

Misc:

-Use electric space heaters when heating a small area

-Make sure switch for heating stays on so pipes don’t freeze

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