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

Naomi Most naomi at nthmost.com
Wed Mar 12 22:20:28 UTC 2014


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?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>



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