October 19 2015

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Reports

Governance Committee (Dom)

Area Status
Electronics
  1. BD intial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Fab Lab
  1. BD intial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Metalshop
  1. BD intial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
Studio Arts
  1. BD intial draft
  2. Board of directors review
  3. BD revisions
  4. Request for comment
  5. Board votes to approve
  • Community Advisory Board
    • Any volunteers to organize?
  • Invitations to collaborate
    • We will link to all collaborators on our website
    • We will ask all collaborators to link us on their websites
    • Could ask for workshops (X per year), event sponsorships (Y per year), fiscal sponsorship ($Z per year), etc
Organization For us For them Collaborations
* Bike Walk Wichita
  • Workshops
  • Access to the makerspace
  • NFC Door system
  •  ?
* Harvester Arts
  •  ?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
* Fisch Haus
  •  ?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
* devICT
  • Free-to-the-public monthly talks
  • Free-to-the-public learn to code events
  • Access to the makerspace
  • Nonprofit status
  • Annual new year kickoff
Women Who Code Wichita
  •  ?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
CreativeRush
  •  ?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
ICT Army of Artists
  •  ?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
Sunflower Woodworker's Guild
  • Go look at the woodshop
  • Workshops?
  • Access to the makerspace
  •  ?
The Labor Party
  • Startup Wichita stuff?
  • NFC Door system
  • Annual new year kickoff
  • Shared member benefits?
Exploration Place
  •  ?
  • Kid-friendly foam cutter
  • Workshops
  • Maker Faire
  • Shared member benefits?
Wichita Festivals
  •  ?
  • RiverFest STEAM booth activities
  • Hackathon (via devICT)
  • Reservations
    • Sunflower Woodworker's Guild
    • Women Who Code Wichita
  • Access policies
    • Vote to approve fab lab?
  • Community advisory board


  • @DECISION: The $5 per person fee will be waived for the Woodworker's Guild meeting.
  • @DECISION: The machine access policy for the FabLab passes.
  • @TODO (Mike D. or Brian, no date): Pick dates and times for laser cutter certification classes
  • @TODO (Jens, no date): Create events for laser cutter certification classes


Communications Hive (Jens)

Social media stats
Count Change
Facebook 1546 +68
Twitter 888 +47
Meetup 363 +37
  • Marketing meeting recap
    • web analytics review (will help with new site layout) - Andy
    • ensure media are on our newsletter distribution - Dom
    • business cards (when logo design finished) - Dana
  • Internal marketing efforts
    • member directory
    • FAQ on new site
    • wiki help/instruction
    • help existing members use the space!
  • Logo/Signage


Finances and Fundraising Task Force (Dustin)

Members
Active Change
Member count
  • Treasurers report
  • BD managers-v-doers
  • Donor recognition progress
  • Financial review for next working meeting?
  • Corp members


  • No word on WCF grant or NetAbility grant yet.
  • Need to pick a method of donor recognition.
  • Benevolent Dictators should attempt to delegate work, rather than doing it themselves.


Remote Events and Outreach Gaggle (Barb)

  • Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire Nov 6-8
  • Odyssey of the Mind Spontaneous Day Nov 7


Special Projects Brigade (Kip)

  • Server donation
  • Bus Insurance (Barb) and collaboration meeting (Dom)


  • @TODO (Barb, no date): Talk to John and Dustin about insurance on the bus


Programs

Makerspace (Tom)

  • Gas quote from Kelsey Leidy: $1600 (will need 1-2 volunteers)
    • Vote for approval


  • @DECISION: Approved Kelsey Leidy to run gas lines in the back.


devICT (Seth)

  • New Level Up event
    • Self-directed learning with mentors for help / guidance
    • Bi-weekly on Mondays, 5:30-8 (alternating w/ Maker Mondays)
  • Trying to promote more at WSU


Open Wichita (Seth)

  • Partnership with KMUW on Vote Wichita project
  • BusICT close to launch
  • New project: Infant Info

Community Updates


General topics and todos

  • @TODO (Seth and Jens, no date): Solicit Cox for internet service


Calendar

  • Reservation (classroom, Oct 23, 930-11am): Melanie Jenney / Wichita Professional Communicators
  • Reservation (co-working/gallery, Oct 25, Time TBD): Mike Hutton / Sunflower Woodworker's Guild
  • Reservation (classroom, Nov 4, 630-930pm): (Dominic Canare/Britten Kuckelman) / Women Who Code Wichita
  • November 6-8: Barnes & Noble MakerFaire
  • November 2nd Saturday?


Decision Summary


    Task Summary