Board of Directors

We currently have a five director board made up of the President, Vice President, Secretary, and two Floating Board Members. The directors are elected annually by a vote of the membership.

Position Name Slack Handle
President Olivia Snyder @olisny
Vice President Tommy Falgout @tommy
Secretary Ryan Elliot @crazybeard
Floating Board Brandon Hansford @brandonhansford
Floating Board Philip Magalios @Phunkmaster


We currently have six officer positions including Treasurer, Chief Technical Officer, Education Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator, Facilities Coordinator, and Chief Legal Officer. The officers are elected annually by a vote of the membership.

Position Name Slack Handle
Treasurer Justina Power @Justina
Chief Technical Officer Philip Magalios @Phunkmaster
Education Coordinator Brandon Hansford @brandonhansford
Fundraising Coordinator Andy Michaels @lego
Facilities Coordinator John Sanders @john
Chief Legal Officer

To contact anyone in Leadership, you can reach anybody on our Slack channel, email leadership@thelab.ms, or flag us down at the space!

Please note that while Leadership is dedicated and loves The Lab.ms dearly, we are all volunteers! We do our best to help you, but also have day jobs.

Hours & Info


08/01/2020 - As per the city's most recent COVID-19 update, all Meetups are postponed or moved ontile untile further notice.

TheLab.ms and its equipment are still open to members!

Meetup Feed

  • Lost Our Box Game Developers "Weekly Project Meetup" 2020-10-22 at 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM Online event TheLab.ms - Everyone's Makerspace Thursday, October 22 at 8:00 PM Do not RSVP here, instead do it here: https://www.meetup.com/lost-our-box-game-developers Whether it's your first time or you've been to all the meetu... https://www.meetup.com/TheLab-ms/events/273990721/
  • [SLACK] Work From "Home" From The Lab ⭐Online Quarantine Edition ⭐ 2020-10-23 at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Online event TheLab.ms - Everyone's Makerspace Friday, October 23 at 9:00 AM Work From TheLab from Home Friday! WoFLHFri! Join us on our Slack channel to chat with fellow makers and learn about TheLab! While we're ALL stuck at ... https://www.meetup.com/TheLab-ms/events/273998751/
  • [DISCORD] Weekly Video Game Night! ⭐Online Quarantine Edition ⭐ 2020-10-24 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) TheLab.ms - Everyone's Makerspace Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 PM Oh no! We're social distancing, so come play with us on our Discord Channel! https://discord.gg/U9DUCey WE ARE NOT MEETING AT THE PHYSICAL LAB. STAY H... https://www.meetup.com/TheLab-ms/events/274028030/

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