Meeting Notes 2013-07-16

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Meeting Begin: 08:xx



  • Brief overview of what PS1 is (<1min).
  • Introduce the present board and area hosts.
  • New members/visitors introduce themselves.


  • Announce events from the calendar.
  • Anyone have an event or thing to announce? Now's the time, 1 minute max each.


Tours for Visitors

  • Adam will give official tour (make sure liability forms have been signed and that emergency contact info is filled out)


  • Eric introduced the area hosts that were present
  • Eric asked the new people to introduce themselves

And they did.

  • Eric made announcements:
  • Open house tonight until midnight or whenever people leave
  • Tour after the meeting, Steve Farkas to conduct it
  • Knitting lab with shellie lewis, wednesday at 7pm
  • Thursday night, cnc build club.  Make With Moto will be there for a gonzo build.
  • Newbie Orientation on Thursday at 7pm.  In depth introduction to the space.
  • Monday 8pm, Pumping Station Yum!
  • Saturday July 20th, Chicago LUG at Noon.
  • Analog Game night, Saturday at 7pm, hosted by Will.  Playing board games with snacks.
  • Math office hours.  Sunday at 5pm.  There will be a presentation on how RSA encryption works.
  • Sunday July 28th, Newbie orientation.  
  • Announcements:
  • Ryan asked if anyone has Liquid Nitrogen safety equipment.  There was a discussion.  

Votes: Policy on Minors Vote

  • Eric described the vote and reasoning behind it, then read the text of the vote in three parts.  After all were read, the votes were held.
  • Joel was concerned that this be a starting point of this policy, not the end.
  • Joel was also concerned that we specify 18 as the age of majority for our members in the bylaws, he'd like it to be more flexible.
  • Jay asked how this would impact existing events with young attendees, namely math office hours and the linux users group.

Vote #1

Yea: 30

Nay: 2

Present: 3

Vote #2

Yea: 31

Nay: 0

Present: 4

Vote #3

Yea: 26

Nay: 5

Present: 4

Meeting End: 9:00