Elections

The Lab.ms holds elections for its board and officers every June. To view current Leadership, please visit the Leadership page.

Next Election: June 2020


Polls are Currently Closed – They will open in 2020


Below is the list of candidates that were in the June 2020 election:


Board of Directors Nominations as submitted to the Secretary:

President
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Olivia Snyder @olisny Olivia is currently the Vice President and Education Coordinator. She has an active interest in welcoming more makers into TheLab as well as seeing membership flourish in a new, bigger space.
Paul Ingendorf @pauldy Paul is the current CTO of TheLab.
Neal Pappion @Cloudisland

I am the current Woodworking/shop Host
• Firstly, I would leverage my network and background to drive a personal fundraising quota of a min of $35,000 of Sponsorships, Equipment and Donations for new equipment and a new space
• I would drive more project-based activity to drive new memberships and to increase the value add of the space to current members
• There would be a strong focus on Growth, Safety and Transparency

Relevant experience:
• City of Fairview Technology Board
• City of Fairview Environmental Board
• Microsoft Texas Environmental Campus Lead
• Other large committees

Vice President
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Anthony Alcala @Anthony Alcala
Neal Pappion @Cloudisland
Secretary
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Ryan Elliot @crazybeard
Olivia Snyder @olisny Olivia is currently serving as VP of TheLab.
Floating Board #1 & #2 (Top Two w/ Most Votes Secure Positions)
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Brandon Hansford @brandonhansford Brandon is currently serving a floating board position at TheLab.ms
Luke Bayley @Luke_ Currently Director of I.T. @ Caribbean Market Research Ltd.
Ryan Elliot @crazybeard

Officer Nominations as submitted to the Secretary:

Treasurer
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Greg Miller @GeekPatrolMiller Greg is the current President of TheLab.ms.
Luke Bayley @Luke_ Currently Director of I.T. @ Caribbean Market Research Ltd.
Kevin Horn @Khorn Kevin is the current treasurer of TheLab.ms
Chief Technical Officer
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Greg Miller @GeekPatrolMiller Greg is the current President of TheLab.ms.
Education Coordinator
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Brandon Hansford @brandonhansford Brandon is currently serving a floating board position at TheLab.ms.
Fundraising Coordinator
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
Andy Michaels @lego Andy is the current Fundraising Coordinator for TheLab.ms.
Facilities Coordinator
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info
John Sanders @john
Chief Legal Officer
Candidate Slack Handle Candidate Info

Candidates running for more than one board position may only hold ONE board position. Candidates running for an officer position and a board position may hold both.

Hours & Info

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Open House Every Tues. @ 8PM

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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