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

  • Cryptoparty 2019-06-20 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) DO NOT RSVP HERE, instead rsvp here: https://www.meetup.com/Cryptoparty-DFW/ ! Welcome to Cryptoparty! We're all about providing resources for regular folks seeking to secure their communications in a casual, fun, and positive environment.  Our events are free of charge, open to anyone, and politically non-aligned. After the presentation, there will be an open workshop time during which…
  • Lost Our Box Game Developers "Weekly Project Meetup" 2019-06-20 at 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) 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 meetups, join us. See what we've been working on and see where (not if) you can fit in. We'll quickly catch anyone up to par. Not sure if you want to work on the project…
  • Work From "Home" From The Lab 2019-06-21 at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace (1915 N Central Expy Ste 370, Plano, TX) #WoFLFri == Work From the Lab Friday On Fridays we get together at the space to remotely do our "day jobs" in a social, co-working session. Around noon we'll head to lunch as a group. Members and non-members are welcome to participate. This also serves as an informal Open House, so please feel free to…

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