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Leadership Contacts

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Title Email Forwards to
President Kim Burton
Vice President LaDeana Dockery
Secretary [[User:|User:]]
Treasurer David Springs
Director At Large Paul Maseberg
Director At Large James Lancaster
Director At Large
Director At Large Malissa Long

Program Directors

Title Email Forwards to
Makerspace Director Christian Kindel
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 August 2018.

Committee Lead Members
Creator Showroom

Be the bridge between the maker and artist community
Help MakeICT members show off what they've made
Bring in art to inspire makers and visitors

Dean Day


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

LaDeana Dockery
Leslie Chaffin
Kim Burton
Malissa Long
Treasurer assistance & overlook
Finance and audit procedures
David Springs
Tracy Hoover


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

Paul Maseberg
Network, website, computers and printers
Christian Kindel
Work with Exploration Place on Wichita's annual MakerFaire
Malissa Long
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

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

Barb Davis
Kim Burton

Making safely
Mike Barushok
Kip Landwehr
David Springs
Jeremiah Burian

Review scholarship applications
Set scholarship guidelines
Kim Burton
Tracy Hoover
Dominic Canare

Keys and access to the makerspace
Ken Steadman
Special Projects
Formal collaborative projects ("we should make...")
David Springs
Document our history and practices
Mike Barushok

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 Lead Assistant(s)
Textiles ​Lead Malissa Long
Ceramics ​Lead John Cody
Patrick Hutchison
Fab Lab ​Lead Thomas Bloom
Zac Linhart
Electronics ​Lead Mark Satoria Mike Barushok
Kez Cook
Metalshop ​Lead [[User:]]
Paul Maseberg
Printmaking/screen printing Lead Marc Lujan
Devin Halsey
Woodshop ​Lead Doug Wilson
Jewelrymaking ​Lead Tam Nguyen

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