May 30 2016

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Program reports

Proposal to adopt new programs

This will help the organization define more clear boundaries of responsibilities, as well as fundraising/revenue streams

  • MakeICT Educate
    • Objective: ________
    • Director: ________
    • Where to draw the line? All classes and workshops? Just classes? Just private and remote classes?
  • MakeICT Outreach
    • Objective: ______
    • Director: nominate Barb
    • Where to draw the line?

Makerspace (Tom)

  • Textiles equipment approval
    • @DECISION: Approved $3000 for the purchase of a surger and a heavy materials sewing machine.
  • Print making bank card approval ($500) <-added by Jens
    • @DECISION: Approved a $500 bank card for Brad.
  • Youth Entrepreneurs workshop (July 11, 2pm) - are we ready? Have everything we need? (soldering irons!)
  • Urban League workshops (Camp Destination Innovation, MAGIC)
    • 30-40 kids
    • Tour of the makerspace
    • Build a foam thing
    • Possibly a Foam Cutter tutorial
    • Need approximately 6 volunteers
    • @TODO (Dominic, Tom, and Barb, no date): Get together and see if Urbam League workshops are feasable
  • new vaccum sweeper
  • workshops, river festival, cert classes, very busy

devICT (Seth)

  • Game Jam organization beginning
    • July 15-17, RSVPs open within a few days
    • Held at NCAT Building (4004 N Webb Rd)

Open Wichita (Seth)

Kansas Linux Fest

  • ~90 participants on day 1, ~80 on day 2
  • Can we transfer inventory or sell through MakeICT?
  • Post-mortem meeting with committee coming soon
  • Long-term adoption as MakeICT program (need to define an objective statement and a director)
  • Proposing sending $183.95 upstream (KLF->MakeICT) (that's 5% of all revenue)
  • Financial summary
Total Revenues + $3,679.95
Total Expenses - $2,090.67
Bottom line + $1,588.33

Teams and committee reports

Governance Committee (Dom)

Area Status
Electronics
  1. BD initial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Textiles
  1. BD initial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Ceramics
  1. BD initial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Print studio
  1. BD initial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
  • Name change of "certifications"
  • Adopt peer-certification for remaining areas? Deadline?
    • @TODO (Dominic, no date): Draft a "default" access policy and email to BDs
  • Education program

Communications Hive (Jens)

Social media stats
Count Change
Facebook 2,125 +
Twitter 1,132 +
Meetup 610 +
  • Looking for new Marketing Team lead

Finances and Fundraising Task Force (Dustin)

Members
Active Change
Member count
  • Wins for Kansas interview (June 2)

Remote Events and Outreach Gaggle (Barb)

  • River Fest - Kids Corner - June 4, 6-7, 9-11; volunteers, training
  • River Fest - STEAM City - June 5; volunteers, tent, tables, etc.
  • Girl Scouts Kit Project
  • Urban League Camp
  • Magic Camp
  • KC Maker Faire
  • ICT Maker Faire

Special Projects Brigade (Kip)

  • No Topics

On-boarding (Logan)

  • No Topics

Green Team (Cat)

  • No Topics

Gamification team

  • No Topics

Community Updates

  • Exploration Place has asked for some type of signage that they can put in their CreatorSpace to point visitors to MakeICT
  • Harvester Arts Collaboration
    • Suggested resident artists for collaboration:
      • Paul Notzold, Fall 2016 - Paul is an interactive and tech-based performance artist who primarily harnesses the technology we all can’t live without: our cell phones. By creating interactive projections and performances, audience members are able to manipulate the art and contribute through text messaging, photos, and video directly from personal cell phones. http://www.txtualhealing.com/blog/
      • Matt Kenyon, TBA 2017 - Matthew Kenyon was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States and has a M.F.A in painting and printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is interested in the convergence of art, emerging technologies and popular culture. Many of his recent works feature interactive computing technologies and artificial intelligence/artificial life as a means for making cultural critique. http://stamps.umich.edu/people/detail/matt_kenyon

General topics and todos

  • Suggestion to hire an attorney to determine any liability issues surrounding certification classes

Calendar

  • No Updates

Decision Summary

    Task Summary