Board Meeting Notes 2018-05-01

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Board Meeting Minutes
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Meeting Start: 7:15 pm


  • Board Members
    • Andrew
    • Jennie
    • Ed
    • Kathryn
    • Brian
    • Sam
  • Other Members
    • Abel
    • Nick
    • McTavish
    • Ron
    • Jim


  • Check talk page for board meeting notes, see if any discussion on the agenda took place
  • Consent Agenda
    • Task list for if we host an internal summit (in May?)
      • Andrew C wants to have a roundtable discussion
    • Member asked: "board meeting notes in the Wiki after 1/2/2018 have the Financial Report section empty while pretty much all the earlier ones have it filled in. Can we have that filled in again?"
      • Brian C will update
    • Tormach - area host limbo and authorization selection process.
      • Hank seems suitable for danger committee, will discuss with people that went to training
  • Committee Reports
  • Read mail
  • Financial/membership report
  • Review the PayPal and banking transactions
  • Member leaving reason reports
  • Check RT queue
  • New business
    • Plasma cutter needs a new owner, Matt K has expressed interest
    • Regular feedback loop between Board and Area Hosts, Sam C will lead
    • 2,600 lbs of equipment donation from Skokie, need moving efforts. Jim B has quotes for movers.
    • Area 10/X interest
  • Old business
    • Building sale - updates, announcements or next steps for those who want to get involved
      • Building priced at $1.4 Million. Landloard is willing to finance. People think we should buy a bigger building. We want someone to lead a working group. Adam S will lead one.
    • Canvas/LMS - quizzes doesn’t work, rest of course appears correctly
      • Mike Wilkin could not login to Canvas, will check with Sky


Discussion on previous minutes

  • approved

Committee Reports

Reports from Committees


  • Insurance bill, paid by Andrew C

Financial Report

  • Chase Checking:
  • Chase Savings:
  • PEX:
  • PayPal:

Membership Report

  • Starving Hackers: 394
  • Full Members: 127
  • Total Members: 521
  • Quorum: 43

Review the PayPal and banking transactions

Member Leaving Reason Reports


New Business

Old Business


Board meeting adjourns 8:10 pm