Meeting 20100603

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Makerspace Agenda/Meeting

  • Makerspace intro (5 min)
    • anyone new, please introduce yourself!
  • Makerspace business (15 min)
    • hand out flyers to those @ the meeting - please pass them out or put them up!
    • budget:
      • current funds: $4670 of $6000
      • current members: 22
      • subscribing members: 13
    • dues: sign up on the website for recurring donations -> Thanks to everyone that has signed up so far!
      • $370 for May (10 people)
      • $490 for June (13 people)
    • What You Can Do:
      • call the owners of buildings you see to find out the monthly rate, lease terms, and square footage!
      • flyers
        • post them!
        • refresh the postings!
      • tell your friends and coworkers
      • drop a note on any relevant mailing lists, forums, or news groups you're on
    • past events
    • upcoming events
    • updates



  • 1904 starting
  • DMS business
  • Coupon code "LASTYEAR" for techfest (from Eric)
  • 1916 questions
    •  ?what social PR do we have?
    • have, twitter
    • Need linked-in acct
  • questions more about social PR
    • IRC channel,
    • wiki
    • mailing list
  • 1918 what we're doing tonight
    • Makerbot production
    • robotic papercraft
    • Glenn has the new TI watch (about $50)
    • Eric brought mini-arduino
  • question about how to determine when we can get the space
  • Ed explaining the budgetting 1921
  • have a vote on the 12th to free up the funds so that we can go forward w/ the space.

Group Project


Name Relation to DMS
Cam Cairns
Eric Chaney
Drew Dolan
Jason Grant
Alan Hatchett
Mark Havens
Steven Ivy
Ian Lim
Mike Metzger
Haley Moore
Ed Paradis
Alyssa Pipe
Peter Smith
Heather (boss came to a meeting last week)