Board Present

Name

Position

Present

Doug Emes

President

Yes

Hannah Garbacz

Vice President

Yes

Olivia Snyder

Secretary

Yes

Paul Ingendorf

Floating Board

No

Michael Chow

Floating Board

No

Officers Present

Name

Position

Present

Paul Ingendorf

CTO

No

Tim Givens

Facilities Coordinator

No

Theo Foster

CLO

Yes


Leadership Attending

4/7


Minutes

Time

Item

Description

8:00P

Start

Yay welcome everyone.

8:02P

Shared Deck

Doug notes he is handsome. His wife rolls her eyes.

8:03P

Health Update

Masks are not recommended by the CDC, and not required by TheLab.ms.  You SHOULD however continue to wear a mask while woodworking, etc. And keep your butt home when you're sick.

8:05P

H2O

We have bottled water available! Bring your own cup, and use. Stay hydrated. Peel off the stupid sticker when you replace the bottle.

8:06P

TVs

Some TVs have been mounted! Members will install as time becomes available. TVs are being mounted safely.

8:08P

Workshop

PLEASE fill out when breakers have been tripped in the woodshop so we can confirm all issues. We are currently locked out of the room where some of our breakers are, a new key is being made for us.

8:10P

Financials

Paypal is currently almost $4K. Bank account north of $20K. We are still spending more each month than we bring in.

  • Potential bid for 220V outlet to shop
  • 1-2 more laptops

The position of Treasurer is still open and needed!

8:12P

NTX Giving Day

Hannah notes we are doing well increasing our social media presence regarding the matter. PLEASE contact Hannah if your company does fund matching! 22 Sep 2022 is the date, please share!

Hannah is using this as an opportunity to capture some short video interviews with our makers to help promote TheLab.ms! Why do people love TheLab and what is their passion?

8:19P

FenCon

Sept 16-18 this year. A science-fiction literature convention. We need volunteers to help promote our room! Badges for volunteers. 2-4 hours for a time slot. Talk about how awesome TheLab is, demo some equipment, and in general be awesome. LOAD-IN and LOAD-OUT help is especially appreciated. Contact: Chicken Fried Cake in Discord.

8:25P

Volunteering

We need YOU! Volunteers are needed for all areas of TheLab. You are an expert in something!

  • photos of projects
  • area hosts
  • teachers for classes

We would like the space to be inspiring, and welcoming.

8:28P

DMS Recognition

Leadership would like to formally recognize DMS for their continued support and donations of equipment. DMS members: Jason Harner, Michael Bayem, Adam Oas and Ethan Lott are especially thanked for their help loading.

8:29P

AOB

  • Olivia helping with website organization.
  • Paul has rebooted our virtual servers, thus helping speed things up.
  • More website re-structuring.

8:33P

Calendars

Hannah and Olivia are starting to set up calendar booking for the X-Tool, as a pilot for booking equipment.

8:36P

Open Floor

No comments from members.

8:39P

Meeting Close



Addenda

Description

Item

Doug's Slide Deck