Meeting Notes 2012-01-17

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Meeting started at 8:02 pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions Membership total starving full.
  • New People: Tommy loves RGB lights, sounds, and arduino.
  • Gene is new to the DIY movement. Does R programming. Loves open source.
  • Jacob came with Tommy, has hacked game systems before and wants to expand.
  • Joe does Python and building a rep rap.
  • John saw us on wanted to check us out. Does embedded software for micro-controllers.
  • Greg visited last summer and is here to stay. Builds robots and weather balloon.
  • Stina is an artist and wants to get messy
  • Michelle is a metalsmith


  • We have a new CNC machine we need 400-500 dollars in materials.
  • Contact microphone class was good. Many new people showed up.
  • Lindsay proposes two classes, Intro to hand sewing (including e-textiles), and How to dress like a man.
  • Avner proposes a group rate for classes for the brew and grow around the corner. For brewing only. Info on the members list.
  • Sacha talked about space history and future.
  • Jim dropped out of the race and endorses Patrick.
  • Elections!


  • President Winner Tim Saylor

Tim Saylor 22 Yea 2 Present

  • Vice President Winner Patrick Callahan

Shawn Blaszak 5 Jim Burke 1 Patrick Callahan 16

  • Secretary Winner Shawn Blaszak

Shawn 21 2 present Patrick 1

  • Treasurer Winner Ishmael Rufus

Ishmael Rufus 22 2 Present

  • CTO Winner Eric Stein

Eric 22

  • PR Director Winner Zlatan Klebic'

Drew Fustini 5 Zlatan Klebic 17 2 Present

  • Directors at Large Winners Steve Finkelman and Dan Meyer

Steve Finkelman 21 Drew Fustini 3 Zlatan Klebic 0 Dan Meyer 21 Eric Stein 0 2 Present


  • Python Study Group Thursday, January 19th @ 7pm
  • Circuit Hacking Wednesday, January 25th @ 7pm
  • Haskell Programming Thursday, January 26th @ 8pm
  • Clean Up Day January 28th
  • POTLUCK! Tuesday, January 31st after the general meeting
  • Lock Picking Wednesday, February 1st 7pm
  • DIY CNC Night Wednesday, February 8th @ 7:00pm
  • Lecture on Stories from the Trenches of Entrepreneurship ship Feb 15th
  • Put your garbage away now and stack your chairs
  • Vote Quimby!

Meeting Adjourned at 8:39 pm