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 Adric for leading the Makey makey workshops Adric for leading the Makey makey workshops
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 Membership Report - see above Membership Report - see above
  
-    *+    * Darren: expect more memberships after our STEM event outreach at the nuclear museum
  
-Darren: expect more memberships after our STEM event outreach at the nuclear museum +    ​* Charel: can we track membership changes over the next few weeks?
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-Charel: can we track membership changes over the next few weeks? +
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 Treasurer’s Report - Geoff “we have money in the bank” ​ Employer matching time is upon us, and that means more money coming in, including the space fed Treasurer’s Report - Geoff “we have money in the bank” ​ Employer matching time is upon us, and that means more money coming in, including the space fed
  
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-5K in the bank +    ​2K in 3d printing fund
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-2K in 3d printing fund +    ​Paid current through 1st & 2nd quarters, waiting for 3rd quarter bill
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-Paid current through 1st & 2nd quarters, waiting for 3rd quarter bill +    ​priority projects include plumbing for kitchen & library shelves
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-priority projects include plumbing for kitchen & library shelves +    ​Charel: have we payed rent? Geoff: yes
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-Charelhave we payed rent? Geoff: ​yes +    * Morganare we solvent? Geoff: ​we are 105% funded, we’re getting an extra $50 per/month
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-Morganare we solvent? Geoff: ​we are 105% fundedwe’re getting an extra $50 per/month +    * Jeremyis the rent going up again? Geoff: ​yesgoing up in April, that will be our last increase
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-Jeremy: is the rent going up again? Geoff: yes, going up in April, that will be our last increase +    ​* Darren: do we have budget for library shelves? Geoff: yes, $300 from the Indiegogo Darren thinks we can get some from bentleys, And JT may have one available soon.   ​\\
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-Darren: do we have budget for library shelves? Geoff: yes, $300 from the Indiegogo Darren thinks we can get some from bentleys, And JT may have one available soon. +
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 Announcements Announcements
  
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-Board elections +
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-Thank you everyone that came & voted +
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-4 positions returned -= adric & Geoff reelected for 2 year term +
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-Jezzri & Lissa joining the board as new members +    ​Thank you everyone that came & voted
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-Darren: can we change the meeting to a hacknight? Walter: we are discussing making modifications in the future +    ​4 positions returned -= adric & Geoff reelected for 2 year term
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-Inclusivity & Anti Harassment policy +    ​Jezzri & Lissa joining the board as new members
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-Cameron presented on the new policy +    ​Darren: can we change the meeting to a hacknight? Walter: we are discussing making modifications in the future
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-Board to host an open forum this coming Thursday at 6:30pm +    ​Inclusivity & Anti Harassment policy
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-March’s meeting main topic will be this policy +    ​Cameron presented on the new policy
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-Celeste: what will the format be on Thursday? WalterI will facilitate, please bring your ideas and input to be held @ Quelab in the Core +    * Board to host an open forum this coming ​Thursday ​at 6:30pm
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-Cameron: please bring your specific ideas, please read the language +    ​March’s meeting main topic will be this policy
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-Rebeccawhere will the meeting ​be held? Walter: in the Core+    * Celestewhat will the format ​be on Thursday? Walter: ​I will facilitate, please bring your ideas and input to be held @ Quelab ​in the Core
  
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-Upcoming Classes and Events - Rebecca +    ​Rebecca: where will the meeting be held? Walter: in the Core
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-Intro to Arduino Class with Van Sat, March 7, 10am – 3pm - Rebecca ​(2 minutes) +    * Upcoming Classes and Events ​- Rebecca
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-Signup on EventBritesign up ending Feb 23rd$55 for members, $65 non-members, includes Arduino pack from AdaFruit, discussion on whether to offer price for those that already have the Arduino +    * Intro to Arduino Class with Van SatMarch 710am – 3pm Rebecca (2 minutes)
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-Jeremy: is there a different ​price for people bringing their own Arduinos? +    * Signup on EventBrite, sign up ending Feb 23rd, $55 for members, $65 non-members,​ includes Arduino pack from AdaFruit, discussion on whether to offer price for those that already have the Arduino
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-Taught by non-member Van Legg +    ​Jeremy: is there a different price for people bringing their own Arduinos?
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-Epic Pi Day (Saturday 3.14.15 @9:27 a.m.) - Help (3 minutes) +    ​Taught by non-member Van Legg
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-Membership only event, but you can bring friends & family +    ​Epic Pi Day (Saturday 3.14.15 @9:27 a.m.) - Help (3 minutes)
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-Visiting to PieTown, NM for some Pie +    ​Membership only event, but you can bring friends & family
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-Back to Quelab to discuss Pi & have pi-related contests +    * Visiting ​to PieTown, NM for some Pie
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-hope to get a gift cert from Adafruit +    ​Back to Quelab to discuss Pi & have pi-related contests
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-Want to encourage new members to come out +    * hope to get a gift cert from Adafruit
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-BYOP(ie) +    ​Want to encourage new members to come out
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-Coder Dojo -Christopher Suski +    ​BYOP(ie)
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-Christopher just joined Quelab +    ​Coder Dojo -Christopher Suski
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-for kids to learn how to code +    ​Christopher just joined Quelab
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-proposed for 2nd & 4th Saturdays +    ​for kids to learn how to code
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-similar to “hour of code”event ​ at CNM +    ​proposed for 2nd & 4th Saturdays
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-Coder Dojo is a project based club for kids to work coding +    ​similar to “hour of code”event ​ at CNM
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-coderdojo.org +    ​Coder Dojo is a project based club for kids to work coding
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-There are about 400 around the country, Chris wants to get one started at Quelab +    ​coderdojo.org
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-Needs volunteers, at least 4 other Quelab ​members +    * There are about 400 around the countryChris wants to get one started ​at Quelab
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-Initial idea: 10-noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in the month +    ​Needs volunteers, at least 4 other Quelab members
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-Zootare kids going to be restricted from leaving ​the Core? Chris: yes +    * Initial idea10-noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in the month
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-Zoot: will kids be here with their parents? Chris: yes +    * Zoot: are kids going to be restricted from leaving the Core? Chris: yes
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-Rebeccawhat would Quelab volunteers ​be doing? Chris: ​need 1 member for 7 guests to comply with Quelab rules, need a minimum of three technical mentors but if you want to just come and hang out that’s fine too +    * Zootwill kids be here with their parents? Chris: ​yes
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-banditcost per family and is there a minimum age? Chris: ​free and minimum ​age of +    * Rebeccawhat would Quelab volunteers be doing? Chris: ​need 1 member for 7 guests to comply with Quelab rules, need a minimum of three technical mentors but if you want to just come and hang out that’s fine too
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-Johnif I’m mentor, can I get in on the training? Chris: ​oh, yeah +    * banditcost per family and is there minimum age? Chris: ​free and minimum age of 7
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-Crochet Class with Desiree - Sherrie (2 minutes) +    ​John: if I’m a mentor, can I get in on the training? Chris: oh, yeah
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-$5 for members, $10 for non members, BYOY(arn) +    * Crochet Class with Desiree - Sherrie ​(2 minutes)
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-Date? ThursdayFeb 19 6 - 9 to be confirmedwill be placed on calendar when it is finalized+    * $5 for members$10 for non membersBYOY(arn)
  
-    *+    * Date? Thursday, Feb 19 6 - 9 to be confirmed, will be placed on calendar when it is finalized
  
-Outline of Training - (20 Minutes) +    * Outline of Training - (20 Minutes)
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-Walter discussed the new policy +    * Walter discussed the new policy
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-quelab.net/​moodle to tracking new training +    * quelab.net/​moodle to tracking new training
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-Everyone will have to go through this +    * Everyone will have to go through this
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-Will be up & running in a week, & will be announced to all +    * Will be up & running in a week, & will be announced to all
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-users will need to register to our moodle instance & take the QUelab Basic Usage & Safety (BUS) +    * users will need to register to our moodle instance & take the QUelab Basic Usage & Safety (BUS)
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-Can email +    * Can email [[training@quelab.net| training@quelab.net
-[[training@quelab.net| +
-training@quelab.net+
  
- to make suggestions +to make suggestions
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-Members will have two months to go through this & complete +    * Members will have two months to go through this & complete
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-Starting with May meeting, if you have not completed, you will not get the door key code +    * Starting with May meeting, if you have not completed, you will not get the door key code
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-There are some graphic images in the presentation,​ but they are marked as such, and warning is given (next slide contains….) +    * There are some graphic images in the presentation,​ but they are marked as such, and warning is given (next slide contains….)
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-Cameron - when changes are implemented,​ will everyone have to re-take it?  Is it one time or annual? ​ Walter: no, no re-take, because training will be required annually +    * Cameron - when changes are implemented,​ will everyone have to re-take it?  Is it one time or annual? ​ Walter: no, no re-take, because training will be required annually
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-Jeremey: can non-members still use tools? ​ Walter - Yes. +    * Jeremey: can non-members still use tools? ​ Walter - Yes.
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-Charel - Q. on public & tool use +    * Charel - Q. on public & tool use
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-Ray - are we at the point of labeling tool color levels? ​ Walter - Red for members only, yellow requires training, green no training needed +    * Ray - are we at the point of labeling tool color levels? ​ Walter - Red for members only, yellow requires training, green no training needed
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-Eric talked of his experience in academia, new people with NO training of any kind.  Usually done one-on-one. ​ Techshop trains people “for adequacy” - how to not hurt themselves, how not to break the machines +    * Eric talked of his experience in academia, new people with NO training of any kind.  Usually done one-on-one. ​ Techshop trains people “for adequacy” - how to not hurt themselves, how not to break the machines
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-Discuss Skill Trees (10 Minutes) +    * Discuss Skill Trees (10 Minutes)
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-Jezzri lead the process on filling out the radar chart of skills +    * Jezzri lead the process on filling out the radar chart of skills
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-Why are we doing this?  We are community, and can teach & learn from each other.; these charts will help facilitate that +    * Why are we doing this?  We are community, and can teach & learn from each other.; these charts will help facilitate that
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-Make Skill Trees (30 Minutes)+    * Make Skill Trees (30 Minutes)
  
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