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==17 Jan 2012 Meeting==
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== About Policy Wonks ==
We had a meeting which resulted in a revised version of [https://www.noisebridge.net/index.php?title=Talk:Membership&oldid=22673 Membership], which will require several consensus items.
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The Policy Wonks are a Noisebridge committee dedicated to greasing the wheels of Noisebridge's vast administration, and cutting through red tape. We're here to tidy up policy matters, and make Noisebridge's structure easier to understand and navigate. We're the secret cabal that does this tedious work in the shadows so that you don't have to put up with it at [[Meetings|weekly meetings]]
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Our current big project is updating and rewriting Noisebridge's [[bylaws]] so that they better represent our ethos.
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=== Members ===
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The current members of the Policy Wonks committee are:
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* [[user:hurtstotouchfire|Kelly]], Noisebridge's [[ Board and Officers | treasurer ]]
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* [[user:flamsmark|Tom]]
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* [[user:snail|Snail]]
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If you want to join the Policy Wonks, email Kelly or Tom.
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== Meetings ==
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Whenever we meet, we fill out an agenda here beforehand. When we're done, we add a summary, and any things that we have to do. When we complete our tasks, we <strike>strike out</strike> those items here.
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=== 16 Jan 2012 ===
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Location: Phone
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Agenda:
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* membership expiry
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* comittee meta-conversation
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* <strike>planning by-laws revision</strike>
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The inaugural meeting of the Policy Wonks resulted in a revised version of [https://www.noisebridge.net/index.php?title=Talk:Membership&oldid=22673 Membership], which will require several [https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Meeting_Notes_2012_01_17#Discussion_Items consensus items].
  
 
To Do items:
 
To Do items:
 
*Create a mailing list
 
*Create a mailing list
*Make this wiki page
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*Add [[Membership Binder]] and [[Dues Sponsorship]] wiki pages
 
*Add [[Membership Binder]] and [[Dues Sponsorship]] wiki pages
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=== 18 Jan 2012 ===
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Location: Noisebridge
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Agenda:
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* discuss last night's meeting's response to proposed membership revisions
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* discuss any other items that were referred to us at last night's meeting
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* plan revising the by-laws
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* agree on our next meeting time/place

Revision as of 11:53, 16 January 2012

Contents

About Policy Wonks

The Policy Wonks are a Noisebridge committee dedicated to greasing the wheels of Noisebridge's vast administration, and cutting through red tape. We're here to tidy up policy matters, and make Noisebridge's structure easier to understand and navigate. We're the secret cabal that does this tedious work in the shadows so that you don't have to put up with it at weekly meetings

Our current big project is updating and rewriting Noisebridge's bylaws so that they better represent our ethos.

Members

The current members of the Policy Wonks committee are:

If you want to join the Policy Wonks, email Kelly or Tom.

Meetings

Whenever we meet, we fill out an agenda here beforehand. When we're done, we add a summary, and any things that we have to do. When we complete our tasks, we strike out those items here.

16 Jan 2012

Location: Phone

Agenda:

  • membership expiry
  • comittee meta-conversation
  • planning by-laws revision

The inaugural meeting of the Policy Wonks resulted in a revised version of Membership, which will require several consensus items.

To Do items:

18 Jan 2012

Location: Noisebridge

Agenda:

  • discuss last night's meeting's response to proposed membership revisions
  • discuss any other items that were referred to us at last night's meeting
  • plan revising the by-laws
  • agree on our next meeting time/place
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