Annual Meeting 2015

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Purpose

From the HacDC Bylaws, Article III, Section 2:

At the annual meeting, the voting members shall elect the Board of Directors, review and vote on the standing rules and policies of the corporation, receive reports on the activities of the corporation, approve the budget and determine the direction of corporation in the coming year.

This meeting will also serve as the monthly meeting for the month of January.

Time and Location

January 10, 2015

Meeting called to order at ____ by _____.

Members Present:

Others Present:

Quorum met?


Approval of Previous Meeting's Minutes

Regular Member Meeting 2014 12 09

Recognition

Director Reports

President's Report

Vice President's Report

Treasurer's Report

Here is the financial summary spreadsheet for December 2014: File:HacDC Financials 2014 12.pdf. We gained Gary Sparkes (Hunter) as a new member, re-gained Ann Millspaugh as a returning member, and lost Christine Prefontaine and Phillip Walker. We have 44 dues-paying members in good standing and 6 dues-waived members.

Project Awesome

Here is the Project Awesome spreadsheet for December: File:HacDC PA Projects-2014 12.pdf. We continue to have to dip into savings to pay our rent, so no dividend this month. :(

Secretary's Report

Director-at-Large Reports

No report.

Project Awesome Reports

Project LASER

Project BYZANTIUM

Project KITBUILD

Project SUPPLIES

Ordered replacement extruder for Rostock Max. Also ordered 0.35mm nozzle for dramatically improved resolution.

When finances become less strained, a Rev.7 PCB heater would be a nice addition. More even heating across the glass would reduce thermal stress and greatly improve adhesion.

Project EXPANSION

Still conservative.

Project HAMRADIO

Member Reports

mirage335

Lessons from Kamal Jain of Lowell Makes

Met Kamal Jain from [Lowell Makes], Massachusetts hackerspace last month. Among other things, we discussed revenue/sponsor structures. Recently received email detailing these opportunities. In particular, we should look into [[1]].

Shimmer

HacDC server Shimmer is proving stable. Please contact me by email (directly or members@hacdc.org) for an account.

RFID

NetPLC boards and parts are in, so RFID system will be implemented soon.

Old Business

New Business

Cams

Funding and installation of 'lights-on' cameras, and authorize BoD to examine other relevant footage (ie. hallway cams) to correlate incidents. Members' identities would not be recorded in any way not already documented (ie. hallway cam).

This proposal is not a plan of action (ie. we may not need to buy cams), just a provision for future improvement.

Dues Structure

We may benefit from some sort of multi-level membership structure, perhaps particularly to ensure fair compensation for renting the office space.

Board of Directors Elections

Results of the elections are as follows:

President

Vice-President

Treasurer

Secretary

At-Large Directors (two)

New Members

Adjournment

Adjourned at _______.