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

Tom Lowenthal me at tomlowenthal.com
Wed Mar 12 21:47:59 UTC 2014


Quorum and majority reached for Ari's place!

On 12 March 2014 14:46, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds great for me. Thanks! Any objections?
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 2:46 PM, 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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