Annual Meeting 2016

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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.

Time and Location

January 23, 2016

Meeting called to order at __ by __.

Members Present: Others Present: Quorum met?

Approval of Previous Meeting's Minutes

Recognition

Director Reports

President's Report

Vice President's Report

Treasurer's Report

Project Awesome

Secretary's Report

(Will update before meeting)

  • We have 34 members in good standing. Quorum is 9, majority 18 and two-thirds is 23.

Director-at-Large Reports

Phil

Don

Project Awesome Reports

Project HAMRADIO

Project SEM

Project SUPPLIES

Project EXPANSION

Member Reports

Old Business

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws Article II, Section 6

Add "For substantial cause, the Board of Directors may indefinitely suspend a member's access to the space by a 2/3 majority vote of the board. By voting at an official meeting with quorum, members may reinstate or suspend, access or membership, for any member whose access has been suspended by the board. The board may suspend the access of no more than two members per month via this procedure. Access to the space may not be re-suspended by the Board of Directors for the same actions or incidents. Explanation of such suspensions must be submitted electronically to all members."

Membership Dues Waiver for EdTechDMV

Old problem, new example: An outside organization wants to use HacDC facilities during business hours. The organization is EdTechDMV, an educational non-profit organization, wants to offer free computer training classes during 9-5 hours later this year, in HacDC's classroom. As the courses are free there is no money involved.

=== Approve a non-binding resolution that access to the workshop in the basement should be restricted to HacDC members who have undergone a safety briefing and use of certain tools (CNC Mill, Lathe, PCB Etch Supplies, OTR) restricted to members authorized by an approved custodian of each tool (to be determined).

=== Approve reimbursement of $95.14 to Enrique for purchase of an 8' step ladder for basement use. (replaced 8' wooden ladder)

Approve $2,000 for fully recomissioning the OpticalTableRobot.

Approve $500 for an off-the-shelf throw-away eBay laser cutter

New Business

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 _____ by ___.