Meeting Minutes 20120207
i3 Detroit, February 7, 2012 - Regular Meeting
7:31pm, Start, held in the i3 Detroit Commons
Eric Merrill, Chair
Cable of Death
Eric Merrill – A very dangerous power cord with exposed wiring at the opposite end was left plugged on a table in the commons. Please be more careful.
Board Meeting & Valentine’s Day
Due to Valentine’s Day falling on the same day as the next regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday; next week’s board meeting is rescheduled to the following day, Wednesday.
Geek Group / Leonard Street Labs
Roger Slykhouse - This 501(c)(3) hacker group offers chapter affliation to obtain non-profit status. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this group has a large space.
Matt Oehrlein - Matt and Paul Kerchen went to the meeting. They are looking to do more hands-on stuff. They want to have collaborative project/class with us.
Paul Kerchen – Kristine Diven is our new treasurer. A formal vote will have to conducted at our next board meeting.
Karen Corbeil – Grand Opening is March 24, 2012. There will be a build-off contest held, more details to follow.
Big Blue Saw
Rocco Marras – This inkspace plug-in that allows files to be converted to DXF.
Roger Slykhouse – Please take out the trash when it's full
PC Board Milling Machine
Roger Slykhouse - Do not use it unless you talk to Roger first.
Ted Hansen - It’s time to work on it again, another Powerwheels race will be held this summer at Maker Faire. Adjourned, 9:00pm.