April 21 2014

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Meeting Time: 5:30pm Location: Bluebird Arthouse

All members are welcome to attend, and non-board members can join the conversation when invited.


Legal/Financial

  • Treasurer Report
    • Bank balance: 631.65
    • Paypal: 452.54
    • Total: 1084.19
  • Taxes and annual report - James
- in work
  • Wild Apricot - Jens
- will have all historic info in by next meeting

Policies and Procedures

Check on progress of Building Topics/Projects

  • Door access update
- cards may be disabled; might need to reprogram
  • EL Sign
- instructable in work; plan to post this weekend
  • Bus
- controller hooked up but giving fault code
- planning to rent a controller programmer from Ebay
- ask Jeremiah if the Bus could be in the parade in its current state
- paint the bus at Riverfest?
- set a go/no-go date for bus at Riverfest
  • 3D printer explanation video
- to do
  • Cleanup Dropbox/Google Drive
- to do - Dom

Check on progress of Member Projects

New equipment/donations

  • Black 3D printer filament
  • CD Changer
  • DVR's

Events

  • Past
    • April 17 - Mead Middleschool
    • April 19 - (Real) Computing for Humans and other Non-robots
- 18 participants; went well but need more activity prep; lab was great
  • ICT Unconference (April 22)
  • Wichita Art and Book Fair (May 9-11)
- will set schedule/work shifts
  • Basic Sewing Workshop (May 17)
  • Riverfest (May 30-June 6)
- could use demo projects built that relate to the theme of each day
  • School STEM Days
    • May 1 - Mclean Magnet
- test out some Riverfest projects
- squishy circuits and bubbles
- take 3D printer, EL sign, and other projects?
  • Kansas City Makerfaire (June 28-29)
- application?
- Power Wheels Racing team formed!

Any topics from members or guests who are present

  • Jason Opat from Mindfire @ 6:30
- space discussion: who should we talk to?
- WSU, Mindfire, ?

Meeting closed @ 1900