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

Naomi Most naomi at nthmost.com
Wed Mar 12 22:29:03 UTC 2014


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
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>>
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>>
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>
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