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The following is solely the opinion of Brant H. and is not endorsed by Milwaukee Makerspace, its Board of Directors, or this website. Brant is solely responsible for the following content.

First, read everything listed here: "What Makes a Good Makerspace Member?"

Then consider the following traits:


1. typical of a class, group, or body of opinion.
synonyms: typical, prototypical, characteristic, illustrative, archetypal
2. (of a legislative or deliberative assembly) consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf of a wider group.

1. a person chosen or appointed to act or speak for another or others, in particular.
synonyms: spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman, agent, official, mouthpiece
2. an example of a class or group.
synonyms: example, specimen, exemplar, exemplification


1. of or concerning the profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations.
synonyms: ambassadorial, consular
2. having or showing an ability to deal with people in a sensitive and effective way.
synonyms: tactful, sensitive, subtle, delicate, polite, discreet, thoughtful, careful,judicious, nonconfrontational, prudent, politic, clever, skillful
antonyms: tactless


1. the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offense or revealing private information.
synonyms: circumspection, carefulness, caution, wariness, chariness, guardedness;


1. the quality of being objective.
synonyms: impartiality, absence/lack of bias, absence/lack of prejudice, fairness,fair-mindedness, neutrality, evenhandedness, justice, open-mindedness, disinterest, detachment, dispassion, neutrality


1. careful thought, typically over a period of time.
synonyms: thought, deliberation, reflection, contemplation, rumination, meditation


  • An genuine interest in the welfare of the organization and its members
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Decisiveness
  • Inclusiveness
  • Know when to get involved and when to stay out of it

Added 7/30/14:

  • Listening patiently to complaints and gripes from members, without judgment or argument.
  • Directing their inquiries to the rest of the board when decisions need to be made.
  • Helping all members feel welcome and valuable to the space.
  • Regardless of what some may believe, there is an element of “customer service” to being on the Board.
members/branth/etiquette2.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/10 14:32 by branth