Difference between revisions of "Board Meeting - December 10th, 2018"

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* Buzzkill
 
* Buzzkill
 
* Open House
 
* Open House
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** Start planning in January.
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** Target April for the next one.
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** Put any thoughts in the [[Open House]] page.
 
* Long Term Planning
 
* Long Term Planning
 
** Membership Plans for the next 2 years
 
** Membership Plans for the next 2 years
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** What can we improve
 
** What can we improve
 
** What is tripping us up?
 
** What is tripping us up?
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** More formal maintenance procedures
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* Starving Hacker Rate
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** Any action?
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** Require 10 hour per month of helping the Hive
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** How many slots, how would we decide
 
* Re-invigorating Hive Culture
 
* Re-invigorating Hive Culture
  
 
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*** Attendees
 
**** WillB, GregA, JimD, DaveV, IanB, RyanH
 
**** Belated Nancy Arrival
 
*** Review of action items
 
**** Ry - no.
 
**** Greg - no.
 
**** Nancy - Not present.
 
**** Dave - Has put in some work on his five year plan.
 
*** Open Finance
 
**** Jim has updated data. Current as of last day of October.
 
**** Membership is slightly down, and tool purchase expenditures are trending up.
 
**** Would starving hacker/volunteer rates be of interest? Will has worked at a space that had a 10/hr a month requirement for such rates. There were a limited number of such slots.
 
***** How many positions?
 
***** What would the requirements be?
 
*** Membership Status
 
**** Recent outreach and social media does seem to be bringing new members onboard to offset this.
 
 
**** Two pending applications, Ry to contact.
 
**** Might we consider reinstituting the Tuesday talks?
 
***** JimD will seek a Tuesday guest for
 
*** Open Warden positions
 
**** Metal
 
*** Buzzkill 
 
**** Trouble ticketing system is available. See Greg or Ian for access.
 
*** Open House
 
**** Generally went well.
 
**** We had 34 guests.
 
**** Let's have another in Spring!
 
***** Start planning in January.
 
***** Add thoughts to the open house page on the Wiki.
 
**** Dave reiterates that we need other group activities again.
 
***** Ry to keep up with 3D Thursday. Which may not be Thursday.
 
*** Long Term Planning
 
**** Are we considering moving?
 
***** What might we do with more space? Need to compile a list that justifies the move.
 
***** Are we simply adding space and capabilites? Or opening other lines of business?
 
***** How many active members can the current space sustain?
 
****** We've had past nights, not super recently, with 30+ people active in the space. There's still quite a bit of headroom.
 
****** Scheduling conflicts for machinery would be good to have.
 
***** Where do we focus growth?
 
****** Social Media, new member engagement.
 
*** Newsletter
 
**** Greg sucks. He will try again in December.
 
**** Greg needs content.
 
**** Why is this different than a new blog post? Let's just do that.
 
*** Process and Procedures
 
**** Ry needs to follow up with pending memberships
 
**** We need more formal maintenance procedures.
 
***** Add inventory checks to the Saturday cleanup.
 
***** Poll wardens for a checklist.
 
****** Can we use the warden spreadsheet?
 
*** Jim mentions he may have a CNC mill to loan to the hive.
 
*** Consider setting up a sewing station.
 

Revision as of 15:38, 27 November 2018

Board Meetings
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Agenda

  • Open Finance Website updates
  • Membership Status
    • Now a weekly thread for late payments
    • Update membership application policies
      • Did we succeed last month?
  • Warden positions to fill
    • Metal - Open
  • Buzzkill
  • Open House
    • Start planning in January.
    • Target April for the next one.
    • Put any thoughts in the Open House page.
  • Long Term Planning
    • Membership Plans for the next 2 years
    • Location Plans for the next 2 years
    • Where do we focus growth? Members? Member Engagement? Capability?
  • Processes and Procedures
    • What can we improve
    • What is tripping us up?
    • More formal maintenance procedures
  • Starving Hacker Rate
    • Any action?
    • Require 10 hour per month of helping the Hive
    • How many slots, how would we decide
  • Re-invigorating Hive Culture

Minutes