[Noisebridge-board] Reminder: board meeting at Noisebridge, 7pm this evening

Tom Lowenthal me at tomlowenthal.com
Wed Mar 12 21:47:18 UTC 2014


Your house is an awesome plan. Perhaps we could convene at 7, summon
some food immediately, and get started?
-Tom

On 12 March 2014 14:46, Ari Lacenski <alacenski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, my house is available. It's about seven blocks east of Noisebridge, at
> 19th and Florida St. Does that work?
>
> Ari
>
> On Mar 12, 2014 2:14 PM, "Ari Lacenski" <alacenski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Ritual on Valencia?
>>
>> I just emailed my housemate to ask if it's ok that we just do so at my
>> house, 2817 19th St. Will update if she's ok with that.
>>
>> Ari
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:47 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I think it's a mistake to have this meeting at the Noisebridge space.
>>> There'll be way too many distractions. Any places we can do this that have
>>> wifi?
>>>
>>> -Al
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Ari Lacenski <alacenski at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the pre-work, Tom. See you at 7, live and in robot... I mean
>>>> person.
>>>>
>>>> Ari
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 12, 2014 1:15 PM, "Tom Lowenthal" <me at tomlowenthal.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Howdy folks,
>>>>>
>>>>> We'll meet in the library at 7pm. Quorum is 3 out of 5.
>>>>>
>>>>> Madelynn has asked to be dialed in by a Google Hangout. If that's your
>>>>> cup of tea, you're welcome to join her. Please tell me if that's your
>>>>> plan, so that I don't show up to Noisebridge to have a one-person
>>>>> meeting with my laptop.
>>>>>
>>>>> At the end are some topics that I think we should discuss. This isn't
>>>>> an exhaustive list, and I think we should wrangle the agenda at the
>>>>> start of the meeting. Please think about other things that you want to
>>>>> work on, but I don't think we'll get through everything this evening.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for volunteering!
>>>>> -Tom
>>>>>
>>>>> ## Meetings
>>>>> * How do we schedule meetings? Should they be weekly, semi-weekly,
>>>>> regular, or ad-hoc?
>>>>> * How do we record meetings? Do we only note minutes, or also
>>>>> discussion details? Where do we post the notes?
>>>>> * Where & how do we hold meetings? Do we meet at Noisebridge, or in
>>>>> cyberspace? Is there food?
>>>>> * How do we plan agendas?
>>>>> * Do we have other strategies to make meetings suck as little as
>>>>> possible?
>>>>> * Where do we document our meeting procedure?
>>>>> * Are board meetings open to the public?
>>>>>
>>>>> ## Meta
>>>>> * What is our vision for Noisebridge as a whole?
>>>>> * What do we think the board should do?
>>>>> * How do we think the board should work?
>>>>> * What do we think the relationship between the board and the
>>>>> membership should look like?
>>>>>
>>>>> ## Officers
>>>>> * Do we want to select a new president?
>>>>> * Should we pick a chair to wrangle the board?
>>>>> * How do we find a treasurer to replace Danny?
>>>>> * Do we want to appoint other officers for specific responsibilities?
>>>>>
>>>>> ## The board itself
>>>>> * Should we switch to overlapping board-member terms?
>>>>>
>>>>> ## Other projects
>>>>> * Are there things we want to change about the bylaws?
>>>>> * How do we want to do physical infrastructure maintenance?
>>>>> * What should our community working group look like?
>>>>> * How do we want to take care of physical safety in the space (fire,
>>>>> electrical, machinery…)?
>>>>> * Do we want to form working groups for these specific topics? How
>>>>> would those working groups be constituted and function?
>>>
>>>
>>
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