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

Tom Lowenthal me at tomlowenthal.com
Wed Mar 12 22:35:34 UTC 2014


Naomi, if it's too much trouble, could we dial you in by Google
Hangout? I don't have a solid idea about an end-time.
-Tom

On 12 March 2014 15:29, Naomi Most <naomi at nthmost.com> wrote:
> Yeah, and 9 blocks further away from me.  I can get there on time, I
> just have more to do with my evening than simply this meeting.
>
> I'm hard pressed to come up with a viable alternative, so I'll just
> going along with this plan and hope for the best.
>
> Do we have a target length of time in mind for this meeting?
>
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ack! Sorry about that Naomi. It's about 9 blocks away from the space. Should
>> we push back the time by half an hour? Is there a closer place with wifi/no
>> noise?
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Naomi Most <naomi at nthmost.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Whoa, what just happened.
>>>
>>> A little more lead time than day-of, perhaps?  A little more space for
>>> dissent than 2 hours?  *sigh*
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 2:47 PM, Tom Lowenthal <me at tomlowenthal.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > 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?
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>
>>> >>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Naomi Theora Most
>>> naomi at nthmost.com
>>> +1-415-728-7490
>>>
>>> skype: nthmost
>>>
>>> http://twitter.com/nthmost
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Naomi Theora Most
> naomi at nthmost.com
> +1-415-728-7490
>
> skype: nthmost
>
> http://twitter.com/nthmost


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