Member Meeting 8/12/2023

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Opening remarks

Meeting Opened at 11:00 by Rick Green (8/12/2023)

Attendance: James Foster, Ray Lamb, Rick Green, Daryl Faulkner (online), Laura Faulkner (online), Brian Wright (online), Heather Smith, Barbara, Jeff Szuhay


Officer reports

What have you accomplished since the last meeting

  • President -
  • Was mostly inactive this mast month.

  • Vice President -
  • Was mostly inactive this month.

  • Secretary -
  • Ray and I checked out the potential property on Airport and University. 2500sq ft $1800/mo. I also met with Matt Anderson with the City, will keep us in mind for properties.

  • Treasurer -
  • Gross income:
  • Gross expense:
  • Net income:
  • Current Balance:
  • Operating expense – liabilities:
  • Financial report
  • link here:

  • Membership -
  • Numbers report
  • Associate
  • Full
  • Wednesday night numbers:

Host and Volunteer reports

  • Hosts
  • Any issues ?
  • Rough attendence numbers
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday: 2 - 3
  • Thursday:
  • Friday: 4 -5

Old Business

  • Previous meeting minutes here:

New Business

Need additional funds to pay overhead. We are still short. Eligible for keyfob: Cody, Jeff Szuhay

Officers have a meeting Innovation Portal this Tuesday at 11am to look at potential area for us to rent (potential coshare with Auburn university students). Planning to go: James, Jeff, Rick, Daryl, possibly Brian.

There is another potential property to look at on Commercial Park Drive. Working to get a time to go check it out.

Shop cleanliness issues in the woodshop. Matthew posted the problem on Slack.

Barbara has stopped hosting on Sundays due to temperatures and lack of traffic.

  • Future Events planning

Mobicon Sepetember 22nd - 24th. Matthew will reach out to them to get a table. Artwalk September 8th. Maker meet on the 9th. Toy workshop dry-run in September for members only. October for the public. Jeff proposes themes (such as 3-D printing theme on Friday nights) to advertise on Meetup. Barbara is collecting aluminum cans to help. Potential of $50 - $75/month or more.

  • Next Meeting: September 9th 11am along with the Maker Meet
  • New location status

Item wishlist


Meeting Closed 11:51am