Minutes:Board Meeting Minutes 20200310

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Agenda for 03-10-2020

Chair: Jamie

Meeting Location

i3 Detroit 1481A Wordsworth St. Ferndale, MI 48220

Meeting was Called to Order At: 1935

Officer Reports

Treasurer & Budget

  • total in bank $107,035.03
  • emergency fund $-30,000.00
  • general expansion -$41,709.37
  • regular zone funds -$30,082.83
    • net available $5,242.83


  • Email vote traffic has gone up 300% in the last month.


  • Things are going great. Organization is healthy.

Senior Vice President

  • People are doing things and showing up, which is good. Please continue giving tours.

VP of Activities & Classes

  • Due to demand there may be a second beginner Jewelry class. Potluck is being scheduled, soonish.

VP of Membership-Onboarding

Membership changes since last meeting:

Net change: -3 Members

  • NULL => Onboarding: 0
  • Onboarding => Member: 1
  • Member => Hiatus: 3
  • Member => NULL: 0
  • Hiatus => Member: 0
  • Scholarship => NULL: 1

Scholarship fund status:

  • Members on scholarship: 13 (0 MoM)
  • Allocated: $607 ($0 Change MoM) of $944 available
  • Avg scholarship value: $46.69

Member Advocate

  • One investigation is ongoing.

Committee Reports

CRM Committee

  • Continuing to iterate the new crm. The new system is open to accept payments.

Bylaws Committee

  • Developed framework for new bylaws after reviewing bylaw of other organizations.

Fundraising Committee

  • Working on updating the fundraising section of the wiki. Feel free to tag anything as fundraising that you think should be. Continuing to work on MEDC projects. Possible upcoming open house in spring.

Expansion Committee

  • The architect came and measured the building. Upcoming meeting this week to continue working on COO.

Safety & Compliance Committee

  • None

Moderation Committee

  • Nate continues to exist.

Camera Review Review

  • Camera Review of Media Lab due to cracked Imac screen. Turned out the screen was just dirty.

Old Business

Motion to approve last months minutes
Moved by Thomas, Seconded by Mel
7 Ayes / 0 Nays
Result: PASS

Summary of Board List/Slack Discussions since last meeting

Email vote to allocate $1000 for welder repair.
Moved by Mike, Seconded by Mel
7 Ayes / 0 Nays
Result: PASS
Motion to Allocate up to $11,500 to pay SVA architects.
Moved by Mel, Seconded by Matt
7 Ayes / 0 Nays
Result: PASS

New Business

  • Discussion of allocation of jewelry zone funds.
  • Discussion of the effect of i3s nonprofit status on charging for classes.

Meeting Metrics

  • Time completed: 2008
  • Funds appropriated: 12,500
  • Attendees:14

Action Item Summary

No action items.

Proposal Summary

ProposalMoved BySeconded ByAyeNayResult
Motion to Allocate up to $11,500 to pay SVA architects.MelMatt70PASS
Email vote to allocate $1000 for welder repair.MikeMel70PASS
Motion to approve last months minutesThomasMel70PASS


  1. Chair Jamie
  2. Secretary Kevin
  3. Jody
  4. Thomas
  5. A’Lisa
  6. Mike
  7. Mel
  8. Paul
  9. David
  10. Jan
  11. Mark
  12. Amelia
  13. Roger

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