This page is where you will find all the rules which have been passed by the Board to supplement the Bylaws. These supplemental rules will cover venue specific rules, procedures for various tasks and/or services, and more detailed explanations of certain Bylaws that needed clarification.
All members are required to fulfill the responsibilities outlined in the Membership Agreement.
The following rules apply to anyone making use of our makerspace including members, guests of members, and the general public while they are in our facility:
The following procedures apply to anyone wanting to make use of the resources in our makerspace.
This section updated Sept. 2019
Here is they text from the Bylaws section on membership points:
Members can be awarded Membership Points (Points) for various things they do that benefit the space. Points can be redeemed for items purchased from TheLab.ms and/or used to reduce a member's dues. Points can be earned by: * Bringing in donations from third parties (cumulative throughout the year) $100 gets 1 Point, then an additional point every $200 thereafter. * Running a public event of ten or more attendees or class of five or more earns 1 Point. Only one member can receive a Point award per event or class. * Performing a substantive, significant service to TheLAB.MS (as determined by the Board of Directors). For example: a cleanup event, organizing a large scale party, donor event, etc.
Things Points can be redeemed for: Get 1 month of Member status for no charge. Other, as determined by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall maintain record of Points. Points have no cash value, and they expire 12 months after issuance. Points may be transferred from member to member by contacting the Treasurer.
Membership Points are awarded by the Board of Directors and can be exchanged at TheLab.ms for various purposes that benefit the space.
A Membership Point can be earned in the following methods:
A member who has accrued membership points can redeem them by email request to email@example.com for the following:
Membership points awarded for providing classes or events will be tracked by the Education coordinator and reported to the Treasurer to be stored in the Salesforce database. Until the Salesforce database is completely setup for the Treasurers use of assigning, allocating and redeeming of membership points, this report will also be passed on to the CTO.