May 18 2015

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Governance Committee (Dom)

  • Vote to approve Machine Access policy
    • @DECISION: Vote on the Machine Access policy was delayed to add additional inputs to the policy.
    • @TODO (Dom, by June 1): Send out email to discuss Machine Access updates
  • 2015 Annual Meeting
    • @DECISION: 2015 Annual Meeting, June 20, 4:30p
  • United Way GIV Warehouse shopping - who wants to go? What do we need?
    • @TODO (Barb and Jess, ?): pick date, call 211 to schedule United Way GIV Warehouse shopping trip
  • New Volunteering page
    • @TODO (Dom, May 25): Add description to governance committee on volunteering page
    • @TODO (John, May 25): Add description to Web Hive on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Jens, May 25): Add description to Finances and Fundraising on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Barb, May 25): Add description to Outreach Gaggle on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Mike, 25 May): Add description to Special Projects Brigade on volunteering page
    • @TODO (April, May 25): Add description to Grant Coordinator on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Dustin, May 25): Add description to Business Planning on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Gina, May 25): Add description to Marketing Strategist on volunteering page
    • @TODO (Everyone, May 25): Add things to do around the makerspace to the volunteering page

Communications Hive (John)

Social media stats
Count Change
Facebook 1199 +30
Twitter 805 +14
Meetup 177 +22
  • No Website update
    • @TODO (John, June 1): Share website timeline with the board
    • @TODO (Dom, June 1): add a link to the new member process in the "Welcome New Member" email when someone joins MakeICT
  • Posted on the forum - Come up with a new name for "Open Hack" night (Mike)

Finances and Fundraising Task Force (Jens)

Balance Change
Member count 107 +2
  • ArtDOG checks
  • 2015 Revised budget
    • @TODO (BD's, May 22): Submit revised budgets to Jens
    • Update for board review next meeting
  • New grant strategy to come following the new budget

Remote Events and Outreach Gaggle (Barb)

  • River Fest
  • Wichita Mini Maker Faire
    • EP is working on the agreement, MakeICT signers are ready
    • Make stated Maker Faires are not geared for kids (per say), geared for makers
    • Will put out a call for makers as soon as the paperwork is signed

Special Projects Brigade (Mike)

  • Electric bus status
    • Jeremiah said the spot where the bus is parked is wet, so we have to wait for the rains to subside to pick it up
    • Bus did not take a charge, will need to look at the charging
    • We need to pick up the pieces of the buse we can bring to the space
    • Will post to Forum for help
    • Try to have the bus here by the annual meeting
    • Need to send the controller programmer back


Makerspace (Tom)

  • folks to present retail options 6:45 ish
    • @DECISION: will present proposal for selling electronics parts
    • @TODO (Mike, June 1): send summary email
  • Charlie, Bike Walk Wichita
    • @DECISION: Charlie will present proposal for selling bike parts
  • Updates on the floor plan and implementation
    • @TODO (Tom, by June 1): setup next floor plan meeting
    • @DECISION: Barb is Kitchen Master Chief
    • @TODO (Tom, June 1): send out an email on what part of the floor plan is finalized and what is not
    • @TODO (Jens, June 1?): Talk to Landlord about heating
  • Upcoming/potential workshops:
    • Turntable workshop
    • Traffic Skills 101 Class, bicycle safety
    • Robot sumo workshop
      • @TODO (unassigned, 8 weeks prior to event): Order parts for Robot Sumo
    • Sewing machine maintenance workshop
    • Screen print workshop

devICT (Seth)

Community Updates


  • 29 May - June 6 2015 - RiverFest
  • 6 June 2015 - National Day of Civic Hacking (Open Wichita Debut)
  • 13 June - Screenprinting workshop (added by Jens)
  • 13 June - 2nd Saturday - Wearables w/ Tom, Barb, and Mike (move to July/August?)
  • 20 June - 2015 Annual Meeting
  • 27-28 June - KC Maker Faire
  • 11 July - 2nd Saturday - ?
  • 18 July - Wichita Mini Maker Faire
  • 31 July - 2 August - ICT Game Jam
  • 8 August - 2nd Saturday - ?


Decision Summary

    Task Summary