Contact Information

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Any active member of MakeICT may have their email forwarded from a email address to an email address of their choice. In addition most modern email providers (such as gmail) allow users to set their "from" or "reply-to" email address to a confirmed address of their choice.

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

2024-2025 Board of Directors

Title Individual Email Forwards to Preferred Email
President Gretchen Koch
Vice President Dean Day
Secretary Paul Shackelford
Director At Large Matthew Cleary
Director At Large Eric Manda
Director At Large Aaron Norton
Director At Large Aaron Grindstaff
Immediate Past President N/A Vacant

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 is in the process of being updated as of Oct 2020.

Committee Committee Email Lead
Classroom Committee
  • Schedules classes and rentals for events LaDeana Dockery
Communications Committee
  • 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

Serena Oden-Powers

Events Committee
  • planning, setup, and managing of events relevant to MakeICT
  • Indoor Events include: 5th Monday, Seasonal Parties, Vendor Events
  • Outdoor Events include Ren Faire, ComicCon, Makerfaire VACANT
Finance Committee
  • Treasurer assistance & oversight
  • Budget creation
  • Finance and audit procedures VACANT
Fundraising Committee
  • Pursue grant and fundraising opportunities
  • Work with communications to make sure donation opportunities are well-publicized
  • Recognize donors Rustin Atkeisson
IT Committee
  • Manage computers owned by MakeICT
  • Maintain the network at our makerspace
  • Update tools and applications needed for our website Steve Saner
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 Matthew Cleary
Security Committee
  • Manage access to the makerspace
  • Address safety concerns Michael Atherton
Inventory Committee
  • Aid area leads and other committees to keep current inventory up to date
  • Create and maintain policies in regards to equipment use and procurement
  • Maintain MakeICT's inventory database James Lancaster

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)
Ceramics Russell Owens

Electronics James Seymour

Fab Lab David Miller

Facilities Joe Birzer

Gallery Dean Day
Garden Aaron Rivers
Jewelry Michael Atherton

Letterpress Adam Denton
Lounge / Breakroom/ Welcome Center Matthey Cleary
Metal Shop Larry Meeks
Screenprinting Doug Wilson
Textiles June Huie

Rayna Fisher

Visual Arts Kristopher Paxton

Wood Shop Aaron Rivers

Other Contacts

Title Email Forwards to
Director of Operations Director of Operations
Information Technology team IT Committee
Area Leads All area leads
Board of Directors Officers and at-large directors

Board History

Document containing history of MakeICT Board Members: Link to History Page