Contact Information

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All executive committee members are encouraged to use their emails for all correspondence related to MakeICT. To set up email forwarding, email a request to

Leadership Contacts

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Title Email Forwards to
President David Springs
Vice President Alysa Bumgarner
Secretary Rustin Atkeisson
Treasurer Devin Halsey
Director At Large Malissa Long
Director At Large LaDeana Dockery
Director At Large Josh Robinson
Director At Large Scott Sullivan
Immediate Past President Kim Burton

Program Directors

Title Email Forwards to
Makerspace Director
Open Wichita Director Seth Etter
devICT Director Jacob Walker
Kansas Linux Fest Director Joel Baltazor

Committee Leads

MakeICT Committee leads are appointed by the board of directors as needed, with an on-purpose review every September. They attend MakeICT board meetings to report out on their progress and ideas.

This table was updated in November 2019.

Committee Lead

Gather stories about our coolest tools, events, programs and makers
Distribute needed information to our members
Make sure we are represented across social media platforms
Create signs, flyers, and brochures for marketing
Lead efforts to keep our wiki up to date

LaDeana Dockery
Treasurer assistance & overlook
Finance and audit procedures
David Springs

Pursue grant and fundraising opportunities
Work with communications to make sure donation opportunities are well-publicized
Recognize donors

Meghan Iacuzzi
Manage computers owned by MakeICT

Maintain the network at our makerspace
Update tools and applications needed for our website

Tom Bloom
Membership & Community

Improve processes for getting new members on board
Host parties, game nights, potluck meals, and general events that help humans bond
Give mini-tours of the makerspace
Assist with Maker Monday
Check people in for classes

Review scholarship applications
Set scholarship guidelines

Shannon Fisher
New Building
Help improve our building, keep an eye out for the next one
Jens Torell
Outreach & Education

Work on developing our educational goals into a full-fledged program
Represent MakeICT at special educational events (Riverfest, Engineering Expo)
Come up with activities or classes we could offer for school, teachers, or community groups
Expose non-makers of all ages to the world of making
Major events (Makerfaire!)

Daryl Goad
Safety & Security
Manage access to the makerspace

Address safety concerns

Ken Steadman

Area Leads

The Makerspace Area Leads are appointed by the MakeICT board of directors each year. They are each responsible for some specific square footage of the makerspace. Area Leads appoint their own area lead assistants. All of the area leads meet monthly to discuss makerspace issues and ideas.

Area Area Contact Email Lead Assistant(s)
Textiles ​Lead Malissa Long
Ceramics ​Lead Scott Sullivan
Patrick Hutchison
Fab Lab ​Lead Steve Saner
Electronics ​Lead James Seymour

Mike Barushok
Metalshop ​Lead Josh Robinson John Miranda
Jimmy Tennant
Printmaking/screen printing Lead Marc Lujan
Devin Halsey
Woodshop ​Lead Doug Wilson
Jewelrymaking ​Lead Dean Day

Other Contacts

Title Email Forwards to
Information Technology team IT Committee
Area Leads all of the Area Leads
Board of Directors Officers and at-large directors
Maker Mentors all of the Mentors