January 18 2018

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Roll Call

  • Board Members
    • President - Kim Burton
    • Vice President - James Lancaster
    • Treasurer - David Springs
    • Secretary - Rustin Atkeisson
    • At Large Director - LaDeana Dockery
    • At Large Director - Kip Landwehr
    • At Large Director - Malissa Long
    • At Large Director - Kez Cook
    • Immediate Past President - Logan Pajunen
  • Members

Standing Items

  • Approve previous minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Finance Committee Report

New Business

Metalshop access policy

Proposal to add to the machine access: Advanced tools require demonstration of safe and correct operation to an approved authorizer, as listed on the Wiki, or attendance in an instructional class. These tools are: Welders, Plasma Cutter, Forge, Lathes, Manual Mill, CNC Plasma, Powder coating equipment, Oxy / Acetylene torch, and the Tormach CNC Mill.

Committee lead selection

Gallery, Consignment, Special Projects, New Building

No decluttering committee at this time, Christian will appoint volunteers/assistants as needed.

Investment Account

Finance committee requests authorization to open a TDAmeritrade investment account to invest the bulk of our checking account funds. Officers would be directed to carry out the process without further delay.

Class pricing policy

As proposed https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kugCV31JPNFda9FLPW1ROOZgDaMuqs0dfE-zOneWI3g/edit?usp=sharing

Program Reports

  • Makerspace
  • DevICT
  • Maker Academy/Outreach - SWE Engineering Expo is March 10
  • Kansas Linux Fest will not be in May, leads are looking at schedule

Committee Reports

Committee signup is at http://bit.ly/makeict11


  • Finance (David)
  • Membership and Events (LaDeana)
    • Kansas Day party on the 5th Monday January 29
    • Next general meeting is March
    • Membership report
      • Jan 2018 - 29 new members (so far)
      • Dec 2017 - 8 new members
      • Nov 2017 - 16 new members
      • Database change is causing issues with our pull of lapsed members.
  • IT
    • Discourse transition plan in work
      • Backups
      • More people with more access
  • Security (Matt P)
    • Exits in the classroom - David/Christian to explore the need for this
    • Outside lighting - Waiting on cameras
    • Security cameras - Waiting on David's hanging party
    • Unsupervised children - Reminder to follow policies. No policy changes to be discussed
    • Christian will re-write badge policy for February approval
  • Scholarships (Kim)
  • Outreach (Barb)
  • Makerfaire (James S)
  • Fundraising/Donor recognition (Paul M)
  • Communications (James L)
  • Strategic Vision (Malissa)
    • NOMCON June 9-10 Santa Fe New Mexico
  • Special Projects (David)
    • Electric Bus - David to work with the state and original donaors to re-issue the title

Decision Summary

    Task Summary