Monthly Meeting 4/7/2020

Directors and Officers Present

  • Olivia Snyder: President
  • Anthony Alcala: Vice President
  • Luke Bayley: Floating Board, Treasurer
  • Brandon Hansford: Floating Board, Education Coordinator
  • Ryan Elliott: Secretary of the Board
  • Greg Miller: Chief Technical Officer
  • Andy Michaels: Fundraising Coordinator
  • John Sanders: Facilities Coordinator

Business:

1st Order of Business:

Presentation by Olivia Snyder. Click to view or download.

2nd Order of Business:

Significant negative cashflow of approx $750 from the month of March, however we are still positive approx $250 for the year. However this is in line with historical numbers and lack of donations from foot traffic.

3rd Order of Business:

Digital service problems with Microsoft Azure have been resolved.

4th Order of Business:

Online meetups have been going well.

5th Order of Business:

We have gotten info for the next North Texas Giving day. However fundraising has gone nowhere due to the virus.

6th Order of Business:

We will not be able to move when the lease is up. We will be looking into what our options are with our lease renewal.

7th Order of Business:

Elections are in 2 months and we will start preparing.

8th Order of Business:

Leadership will be meeting privately to plan for how we plan to ride out the stay at home period. And weather or not we need to apply for a loan under the CARES act.

9th Order of Business:

Domains for Slingfest and North Texas Trebuchet have been transferred to Tommy.


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MEETUPS POSTPONED

03/18/2020 - As per the city's most recent COVID-19 update, all Meetups are postponed until April 27.

Meetup Feed

  • Python Programming for Everyone 2019-08-18 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) • What we'll do:Do you have an interest in in one of the easiest and most prolific languages of our time? Come and join as as we work on Python projects and share our experiences. This meetup we will bring our own projects and work on them, discuss them (and other Python things), and help…
  • Build Party: Red Bull Soapbox Race 2019-08-20 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) The Red Bull Soapbox Race is Sept 28th. We've got a frame, and it needs some work (e.g. drop weight, raise wheels). Let's jump on it! Tools needed:* Something that can cut steel (angle grinder and/or handheld plasma cutter would be ideal)* large wheels to replace existing ones Here's our current project board:https://github.com/TheLab-ms/Red-Bull-Soapbox/projects/1 https://soapboxrace.redbull.com/usa-dallas/en/
  • Amateur Woodworking 2019-08-20 at 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) Standing meeting for general woodworking topics, project planning/ sharing and skills transfer. Look for individual events for specific project work. RSVP at this link, not on this Meetup Page.https://www.meetup.com/Amatuer-Woodworking/events/257140192/

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