Officers PresentYes (
|8:01P||Meeting Start||Doug makes a terrible Cinco de Mayo pun.|
|8:02P||Health and Safety||Meh we're fine. Stay TF out if you sick.|
|8:02P||Financials||WE NEED A TREASURER. RN we have $26, 142.15 in the bank. :||
|8:04P||We have events.||Tuesdays are Fiber Nights! Fridays are Game Nights! Start your own event! Contact the Education Coordinator.|
|8:05P||EPICS Update||Next Thursday is live presentation. Please see Doug's slide for links and info.|
|8:06P||Leadership Spotlight||Fiber Area Host spotlight! Check out her nifty stuff on Doug's slide. She is very talented~|
|8:07P||Lindsay||Discussion of her archery skills, she has a fiber arts degree from UNT. She teachers private archery lessons in addition to showing up for Fiber Nights here at TheLab!|
|8:10P||ELECTIONS||Are you a member in good standing for 3 concecutive months? YOU COULD RUN! We need volunteer Leadership!|
EPICS update - A calendar exists! The system will not be production-ready by the end of the semester, but a lot of the architecture is in-place. A create-an-event page is working, a JSON API is up, and an RSS feed is being developed. More "pretty" stuff will be available in the future.
Many of the students are freshmen at UTD, so they are progressing well.
|8:16P||Doug||EPICS - Makerspace in a Box project is an ongoing partnership with UTD, the end-goal is to make it available to other makerspaces for free.|
|8:19P||Olivia||Notes that the Rockwall Makerspace was VERYinterested in the possibility of this system.|
|8:20P||Elections||MUST needs Board Members.|
|8:23P||Doug||Doug opines about what Leadership does.|
|8:26P||Doug||Doug waxes annoyed regarding WHMCS.|
|8:27P||Richardson 150th||Richardson is celebrating is 150th year as a city! We would like TheLab to be involved somehow. Does Membership have any ideas of how to be involved? We would like ideas!|
1 - She is not re-running for VP, she would love to in the future when personal matters aren't tugging. She is happy to answer questions about being VP.
2 - Rockwall Makerspace visited us! They are interested in reciprocal membership possibilities.
|Doug||Doug notes that some items we cannot use some equipment recieved from Dallas Makerspace. The possibility of a trade of equipment was proposed with Rockwall Makerspace.|
Olivia - keeping track of reciprocal stuff would be a PITA
Mic - Nothing to add.
Election reminder, we need officers~