20180218 BOD Notes

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Attendees:

BOD: Tanju B., Joshua M., Chris K


Members: none


Notes:

Planning Agenda

  • Financial update
  • Membership update
  • New Items & Updates
    • Maslow CNC commissioning is making progress
    • A member has request for Private Event on a Saturday night in April
    • Tanju invited to a guest on a Cobb Arts & Culture podcast next Friday
    • We need to register for the Maker Fest at Red Top Mtn




Discussed

Membership Update:

  • Jan/Feb Update:
  • Jan
    • Lost 1 member but Gained 2 new
  • Feb (not shown in the graph)
    • Lost 1 but Gained 5 new (3 Makers & 2 Students)
    • Stragglers 4 paying old rate, didn't respond to email requests


  • Laura has not joined yet but looking to join with her kids
  • Couple others recently interested in 3D printing
  • New member named April joined last week, but we haven't hear from her or know who she is yet
  • Currently as of January have approx 30 Makers & 15 Students. (2/19/29) Correction: Current active members: 28 Makers & 12 Students
  • Mike Yakubek to join BOD in March for 1yr time frame. Awaiting email response from Mike.


Financial Update:

  • With aprox 30 Maker members, that covers the rent, then the Student & Premium covers the Utiltilties and costs. We're getting close to breaking even (2/19/18) Correction : We're still running a deficit
  • Gas South failed to transfer the autopay system. Chris has been fighting with them, but is resolved. No late fees incurred
  • Chris has the business license to hang up near the coffee machine
  • Chris is working on financial statements and preparing for tax time


General Discussion

  • Maslow CNC commissioning is making progress. We need to put a sign up on it that says training required, ask for help on Slack. Practice required
  • A member request for Private Event on a Saturday night in April, approx 5 hours from 5-10pm.
    • Concern about the back shop will be closed for 5 hrs on a Saturday night, accessible to member base
    • Josh pushing for polling the members about the general scenario of a member asking to close a portion of the space down for a non-member event on Saturday afternoon to gauge reaction & feedback
  • Tanju invited to be a guest on a Cobb Arts & Culture podcast next Friday. Recording is Friday to be published in the Fall. Hoping that it can become a series where we can have other members invited as guests. Will be recorded at the new Sewell Mill Library.
  • We need to register for the Maker Fest at Red Top Mtn, in May. Need to make sure that we have volunteers and brochures for it


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