Meeting Notes 2012-01-03

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Meeting started at 8:02 pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions Membership totals 101. 45 starving 56 full.
  • New People: Sam, social worker, interested in making things he can hold.
  • Bruce, saw it on a meet up and wanted to see what people are working on. Has a PhD in physics.
  • Eric, student of mathmatics, wants to build something.
  • Patrick, teaches the lock picking class, is a software guy doing hardware for fun
  • Crystal, micro bio PhD, and does lock picking
  • Jake, paramedic, wantds to build wood working stuff.


  • 2012 Board Eligibility - Annual Meeting Jan. 17 be part of the change/decision/whatever. 72 people eligible!!
  • 300 Seconds to take place next week. Candidates get 5 minutes. Last chances to nominate!
  • Freescale - Brian
  • New space - Brian 3517 N. Elston.
  • Steve said Maker Fair is official August 5th.
  • Drill press is fixed


  • Allow Ishmael Rufus to exceed the three-year term limit in order to serve one more term as treasurer
  • Yea Proxy 5+ 14=19
  • Nay 1
  • Present 2



  • Lock Picking Wednesday, February 1st 7pm
  • Movie Night Saturday January 7th 2012 @ 7pm
  • Fabric dying class. Sunday Jan 8th @ 2pm
  • Chicago NetSquared event January 9 @ 6pm-8pm
  • January 10th is 300 seconds of fame is the election edition.
  • DIY CNC Night Wednesday, January 11th @ 7:00pm
  • Haskell Programming Thursday, January 12th @ 8pm
  • Contact microphone building workshop Saturday, January 14th @ 3pm
  • Sunday 15th January Chicago Open Science @ 6pm
  • Put your garbage away now and stack your chairs
  • Happy Frackin New Year!

Meeting Adjourned at 8:54 pm