Our main governing document is our Bylaws. It has all the official rules that the corporation follows. It is like the constitution for the club.
Board of Directors
The board is responsible for fiscal and legal oversight of the organization. The Board consists of five members, elected by the members of Hive13 on a yearly basis at the Annual Meeting.
The Bylaws also provide for five Officers who are responsible for various aspects of running Hive13. The Officers are also elected on a yearly basis at the Annual Meeting.
The President is responsible for representing the organization to the outside world. This entails both being our representative in public and in the press as well as ensuring that we are properly maintaining our legal relationship with the government by making usre the appropriate paperwork is being filed.
The Secretary is responsible for ensuring that proper records are being kept of the organization's meeting and that proper notice is being given of the meetings. The Secretary is also the keeper of the Record Book.
The Treasurer is responsible for the financial aspects of the organization. They write the checks, keep financial records, file taxes, etc.
Chief Technical Officer
The CTO is responsible for keeping the technical and communications infrastructure running and up to date. This includes things like our website, our presence on other websites like flickr and Twitter, and the internal network and servers at the space.
Chief Operations Officer
The COO is responsible for running the space itself, keeping it safe, clean, organized, etc. The COO is also in charge of logistics for events in the space like classes and parties.
We are incorporated as a nonprofit corporation with the state of Ohio.
Brainstorming Future Directions
See also Roadmap.
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