Board Meeting - January 14th, 2019

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  • Open Finance Website updates
  • Membership Status
    • Adding a "Who Signed You Up" field to the application.
  • Warden positions to fill
    • Metal - Open
  • Buzzkill
  • Open House
    • Start planning.
    • Target April for the next one.
    • Put any thoughts in the Open House 2018 page.
  • Newsletter
    • Apparently there is interest again
    • Article Topics
  • Slack
    • Some people think we need fewer channels
    • Buzzkill integration
    • Invite all members
  • Processes and Procedures
    • What can we improve
    • What is tripping us up?
    • More formal maintenance procedures
  • Re-invigorating Hive Culture

Attracting new members and Engaging Members as they Join

    • Attracting New Members - Increase External Visibility and Creating a more inviting space.
        • Increased External Visibility
      • More Active FB presence is good.
      • Meetup is drawing in additional people
      • Classes hosted through Meetup are bringing in people external to Membership
      • Limited metrics collected at this time
      • Having class payment through Meetup would assist in class signups.
      • A sample questionnaire has been created for first timers to help with metics.
      • Tuesday Talks are also good. Need to work on getting a queue of people to talk to reduce the burden of lining people up.
    • More Inviting Space
      • We've come a long way from Summer. I saw a picture from early summer, and it looked like a dump compared to now.
      • Schedule a beautification day?
      • Focusing effort to certain areas likely more effective.
      • Suggestions for areas to improve.
    • Lounge
      • paint walls
      • new carpet
      • non-gross furniture
    • Work area
      • move things away from windows (maximize natural light!)
      • get rid of exterior plexi (need to fix windows)
    • Color!!
    • Clear area around coat rack — make sure there is space for purses/bags
    • Bathroom
      • covered trash can
      • plants in window

  • Engaging New Members
      • Welcome Packet
      • Make invitations to Slack part of member acceptance.
      • Increased number of group build/repairs
      • Consistently schedule Saturday cleanups - incorporate the build groups into the cleanups
      • Regularly scheduled Certification classes
      • Work with new members to create new meetup events

  • Projects that are in progress - Decide priority, define needs.
      • Update Projects pages and decide on which one to keep
      • Lounge completion
        • Painting
        • Carpet
        • Audio
        • Computer Setup
      • Small Laser setup
      • Shapoko
      • Laser Maintenance schedule/plan
      • CNC Router Rewiring
      • Metal Mill Replacement
      • Metal Shop
        • DIY Metal Brake
        • Incoming Sheetmetal Breaks
        • Sandblaster
        • Relocate Storage
        • Convert to general hot/dirty room?
      • Mobile Table Build
      • Seal windows
      • Miter Saw Bench