Member meeting 6/18/2016

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Proposed agenda for General Member Meeting to be held 6/18/2016 11am at Mobile Makerspace

Officer reports

What have you accomplished over the last month, what are you going to do next, are there any roadblocks/risks.

President - Sent out marketing emails to email list (~180 people) about the open house next week. Also Twitter, Meetup, and Facebook. Took some flyers to Robin at Roundhouse.

Vice President - Took flyers to several restaurants, libraries, ITT Tech. Planning on Hobby Town, gaming establishments.

Secretary -

Treasurer - Added 5 full dues, 7 associates dues for $491.40. Account balance $1508 in checking, $318 in Paypal, $140 in cash.

Marketing - See Presidents' report

Membership - 19 members, including 5 new members. 3 new members from Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Ryan is behind in dues. Saphia is leaving in July, but wants to stay involved.

Old Business

2nd Birthday June 25 (Josh and Saphia). Planning on 80-100 people. Workshops last 15 minutes, then 15 minutes of questions, then 15 minutes between workshops. Tinkercad Modelling - Josh Arduino - Russell or Rick (demo blinking LED with breadboard) Raspberry Pi presentation/intro - Rick 3D printing on Rostock - Dana Lunch (pizza and cake, sodas) Logistics and running to be handled by Brian. Freeze pops and juice pops. Plates and napkins. Printing with Makerbot and Thingiverse - Russell (not confirmed) with Dana as backup Shapeoko with Easel - Josh LaserCutting - David Woodworking with the table (with safety) - Josh

Other demos: Camera Jib, Arcade machine, AR Sandbox, Whiteboard drawing, Water balloon canon

Meet Friday night for prepping the space (6pm). Cleanup during the week.

Need more of our business cards made ( Dana) Looking for someone to design the new info cards.

New Business

All notes are in Old business section

Events

  • ArtWalk 7/8
  • Open house party 6/25 - this event is listed on the national week of making.
  • Arduino workshop at the Ben May Library Makerspace 7/6


Next meeting: July 23rd 11am

Tool ideas - Planer, Joiner, Vinyl cutter, Vacuum former, foam wire cutter, larger laser cutter.