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Meeting #571 Agenda for April 19, 2022


Member Project Updates

Dan J., reception area; Jon D., electric boiler feed pump.

Members recognition for Awesomeness

Dan: Jeff for offering to help with taxes. Rick: Linc for drill press storage bin; Marcus and kyle for reinstalling weather stripping under garage door. guy ??: Dan L getting settled, all members for welcome.

Guest & New Member Introductions

Megan, Chris, Brandon, Victor, Nick, Ben, Craig.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

Tim; Sarah Hapto; Mike T.; Jake; Steve; Dan J.; Jeff; Marcus; Rick; Alden. N = 8, repeats = 3.


  • Adrian: Nominations for President closed. Sean and Jeff are the candidates to fill remaining 6 months of current term. Last chance to vote, paper ballot. Jeff 66, Sean 23. Jeff is winner.
  • Adrian: April 19 nominations open for communications, operations and treasurer. Candidates can run for more than one position.
  • Communications: Helps with member communications and stuff going to general public, social media, announcements. Alden nominated, seconded, Alden accepts. Carl nominated, accepts.
  • Operations: Storage, area expansions, etc., enforcement. Sean nominated and accepted.
  • Treasurer: Responsible for checking mail, processing checks, treasurer's report, respond to billing issues, reimbursing people for supplies, taxes. $15,000 cycles through monthly. Collin James nominated and seconded. Collin accepted by email.
  • These nominations stay open until next week's meeting. Members can nominate fellow members on-line.


  • Fusion 360: in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM., Carl
  • Ceramics and cerveza, Wednesdays, 5ish, Jeff
  • Forge Friday, Friday 6 p.m., Dan
  • Arduino class, Thursday, April 21, (waitlist) running three Thursdays, then …?
  • Flugtag, Wed., 7 p.m. Norwich, Carl
  • Rick: Thursdays at Lenox will be initial wood shop training, and Tuesdays, Norwich differences.
  • BOD April 21, Lenox.
  • Space improvement day, Norwich focus, date TBD
  • Hapto: May 6, thrifted painting mad tea party
  • Wiki improvement day, 23rd of April, noon, Norwich

Safety Note

  • Know the physical addresses of our facilities in case you have to call fire department or first responders.
  • 2517 E Norwich, 2555 Lenox.

Helpful hint

  • When grinding metal with a hand tool, place a wet rag where the sparks are landing. This will facilitate clean-up and reduce fire risk.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Visitors may not touch power tools.

Member Topics and Announcements

Hapto: Looking for hated paintings to be fixed. Hapto: Bayview gallery night is a go. See Hapto to help. Mike: April 22 is Earth Day. Start noon Norwich, start 3 p.m. Library by Lenox. Rue: Public Earth Day gathering 13th and Mitchell 10 a.m. Tim: Thanks to memberships, encourage participation.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see a Board Member to discuss the sign-up process.
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests
  • Begin Tour
meetingagenda/2022-04-19.txt · Last modified: 2022/04/20 00:38 by jondrayna