August 26 2018

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2018 August 26


Roll Call

Board Members

  • President - Kim Burton
  • Vice President - LaDeana Dockery
  • Treasurer - David Springs
  • Secretary - vacant
  • At Large Director - Paul Maseberg
  • At Large Director - Rustin Atkeisson
  • At Large Director - Malissa Long
  • At Large Director - James Lancaster


Standing Items

  • Thanks & recognition

New Business

Review meeting goals and ground rules

  • Good ideas from 2016
  • Volunteer health check
  • Procedure note we've learned: To avoid ties, president should abstain from voting except to settle a tie. Another good strategy is to have an odd number of board members.

Vacancy Filling

  • Vote on interim board member, or hold new election for the open spot. -- Kez
  • Area lead vacancies?
  • Ideas:
    • Next up from the election.
    • Appoint someone.
    • Hold a new election.
    • Leave vacant - cannot, per the bylaws
    • Ask for volunteers?

Finance committee

  • DevICT/KLF status


  • Recruiting inkscape teachers - Eric
    • no update.

Gun/firearms policy

  • Ken


Committee Reports


  • Finance (David)
  • Maker Faire

Maker Faire 2018 Recap- lost my notes this is from memory


We had a good year but we need to step up our game 3109 makers, volunteers, MakeICT members, and general public over 2 days 20 MakeICT Members Saturday 7 Sunday- hope more come next year 7 MakeICT booths- goal next year 20 1-2 additional MakeICT members on committee next year, along with someone from Go Create, Make Harvey, and other local maker spaces Great year but want to diversify to grow the faire even more goal 100 booths Friday Saturday Sunday(?) April 26-27th 28(?) Friday will not be full faire field trip day
  • " Johnny Appleseed of Maker Spaces" Joel Lenoard's visit to Wichita
in attendance LaDeana Dockery: Dean Day James Lancaster Kirk Lancaster Kez Cook Christian Kindel anyone else? Thanks, Kirk and James for taking Joel in. Maker Space= Local Community Workshop Good Work=$$$$$ Take a group 3-5 people and go solicit at the following 4 places unannounced Grainger- will do small donations locally as for business catalog and tell them about the space Wal-Mart- $2500 shopping grant at each store tell them about the toys we build Home Depot- had a local budget for non-profits Boy's and Girls Club- Disney has been investing funds for STEAM Projects

Decision Summary

    Task Summary

      year Saturday Sunday Total Makers MakeICT members
      2018 0 0 3109 0 27
      2017 1931 937 2868 68 no count
      2016 1430 833 2263 49 no count
      2015 1592 N?A 1592 44 no count