Regular Member Meeting 2019 09 10

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Time and Location

Called to order at 7:35 pm by Karen
Members present: Kevin, Tayeb, Ken, Bobby, Karen, Dan, James, Tom, Tristan, Luis
Members remote: Hunter
Others present: Jeff, Don
Quorum 5
Quorum met? Y

Approval of Previous Meeting's Minutes

Tayeb, James, approved


New Members

Jeff Oby Luis

James, Tayeb, carried


Kevin, Ken, carried

Old Business

  • Rules of the road/code of conduct - will edit in Bobby's input for consideration for a vote at the next meeting
  • Karen and James need to go to the bank to sort out the signature cards
  • Visit to Nonstop Art - aiming for a group field trip but what dates? - check Nehemiah's availability on weeknights (not Monday or Thursday)
  • Ultimaker still down, James waiting on parts
  • Fundraising ideas - Exiles on U Street event - either happy hour or trivia night, a few different models, waiting for feedback, Kevin will check back

New Business

Possible events:

  • Cybersecurity event (cryptoparty) (Shawn and Enrique)
  • Meetup for topics like Machine Learning using materials from Coursera, machine learning or algorithms (Tayeb)
  • Joint event HacDC and Ham club
  • Capture the flag once, maybe twice a month

Project Awesome Reports

Project SUPPLIES - Mirage

Project EXPANSION - Mirage

Project HAMRADIO - Jeff

Project Electron Microscope (SEM) - Julia

Project Optical Table Robot (OTR) - Julia

Project CRISPR -Enrique

- Report and updates

Project SpaceBlimp -Enrique

- Report and updates

Project Media Outreach - Matt

Project IT Infrastructure - Tom

Member Reports

Director Reports (Governance related stuff)

President's Report

Vice President's Report

Treasurer's Report

Welcome new paying members: Jeffrey, Oby, Luis, Dona and Tristan

Thank you to donors: CFC. Don't forget you can support HacDC through Amazon Smiles program via link on our website. Current monthly membership income: $1117.50 (24 paying: members, students, grandfather, charity) Balances: BB&T $4,180.02, PP $500.00 Burn rate: $1642/month expenses, $1117 income, $525/month deficit = 8.9 months remaining We still need 9 new members. Thanks to everyone for the recruiting efforts. Keep it up. HacDC is more fun with more people.

Here's the treasury register if you want all the deets (as the cool kids say):

Secretary's Report

Director-at-Large Reports




Adjourned by at 8:15