December 29 2014

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Communications Hive (John)

Social media stats

Count Change
Facebook 933 +17
Twitter 436 +11
Meetup 41 + 6

Topics

  • Newsletter
    • First in January, from Wild Apricot.
  • Images on MakeICT too large, will reduce.

Finances and Fundraising Task Force (Jens)

Status

Account Balance Change
Bank $125,677.95 +$15,000
Paypal $2,667.45 +$170.00
Total $128,345.40 +$15,170.00
Member count 34 No change

Topics

  • YPW team meeting on Friday Jan 2
  • Anonymous (CG) donation for Tromach CNC mill $15000.00 deposited
    • Large, PCNC1100, 34"x 9" table, shipping 56x45x60, shipping weight.
  • Insurance payment is due $490.50
    • Email Jens

Governance Committee (Dom)

  • Business/sustainability plan
    • Revenue from "special projects"
      • remove from business plan
  • MakeICT Kickstarter?
  • Jan 6 Chamber of Commerce
    • outline from John in advance
  • Jan 8 WSU Ventures meeting on
  • Jan 12 General meeting
    • How to move forward with equipment purchases
    • Location shopping
    • other information
  • Certification Committee
  • Woodworking Committee

Remote Events and Outreach Gaggle (Barb)

  • Feb 19 B arb and Gina
  • Feb 21 SWE Expo
    • Volunteers?

Special Projects Brigade (Mike)

  • Spark core instructables?

Programs

Makerspace (Tom)

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 10 Chibitronics
  • Jan 17 or later Intermediate 3D Printing workshop
  • Feb 7 Card making (for Valentine's day)

Other topics

  • New donation
  • Woodshop (Curtis?)
  • Recognizing/thanking workshop hosts?
  • Review: Robot Sumo
    • 3 responses
    • Lots of good comments
    • Planning meeting for the next one?
Item Score
Presentation was well-prepared/organized 3
Instructor and mentor knowledge appeared high 4.33
The instructor or mentors responded fully to questions 4
I would recommend this to friends 5
  • Review: Intro to 3D Printing
    • 7 responses
    • Positive comments, some improvement tips
Item Score
Presentation was well-prepared/organized 4.57
Instructor and mentor knowledge appeared high 4.57
The instructor or mentors responded fully to questions 5
I would recommend this to friends 5

devICT (Seth)

Upcoming Events

Other topics

  • None


Miscellaneous and community topics

  • Jan 22 - 2015 Kickoff w/ Startup Wichita and devICT?
  • Jens birthday is Jan 7!
  • Mike's birthday is Jan 15...
  • February calendar!!
  • March calendar!!
  • Meetup new female members interests
    • Sewing
    • Cooking

Meeting closed at 7:03