Meeting Minutes 20120605
i3 Detroit : Regular Meeting, June 5, 2012
Start, 7:30pm, held in the commons
Chair: Eric Merrill
Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire Recap
Matt O. – It went well. Karen and Chris both had projects there. It was more kid centric than Maker Faire, slightly smaller. Matt O. helped with learning to solder workshop, staffed primarily by All Hands Active. We need to promote i3 Detroit more, because there were more projects/members than were obvious, we need more of presence. We need a Public Relations ‘Czar’ to help get promotions
Eric M. – He has volunteered to promote i3 Detroit at Maker Faire.
New Laser, setup, and testing
Nate B. – Asks who is taking the leadership for the laser cutter.
Steve f00f, Nick Anderson, Dave Alverez – Have volunteered to work on the
Getting recently joined members up to speed
Nate B. – We need to be better about having new members join the Google groups to have them discuss things. He has called new members to follow up with them so that they know that they’re part of the community.
Lakes of Fire (?)
---Neither reps are here---
Quest for new larger laser
Matt Arnold – Has volunteered to promote the collection of money from the general membership via the google groups for the laser printer.
Membership Survey Results
Results were reviewed in meeting.
Dustin W. – We are moving Britsky's stuff out this Friday.
3rd Membership Tier
Ted. H – Introduced the following motion, passed with 8-0, motion passes.
Creation of Inactive Membership Status
A member may explicitly ask to go inactive, and as a matter of policy, we will let them stay on the mailing list, until someone else decide something else. A member must notify the board, give a date for reactivation, and turn in the key or have it deactivated.
Dustin W.– Presented Survey Results and reviewed
i3 West – Landlord will allow us to intially setup with a lock and a video recorder. Lock with Video recording, don’t have to put mangate. Meeting at next mvote.
Ted H. - Chris would like to do an off-season robotics workship, Friday’s noon-6pm, for the months of June, July, and August.
i3 West Camera
Eric M. – Landlord will require camera to monitor premises, but it’s not our premises, it’s on his, so the camera is not covered by our camera policy.
Adjourn – 8:44pm