[Noisebridge-board] Can I get a receipt for my 2010 dues?

Noisebridge Treasurer treasurer at noisebridge.net
Wed Aug 24 00:35:43 UTC 2011

well that's news to me. Apparently I've missed some back-channel drama

It's up to you whether you'd like to bring it up. I'll be at the
meeting this week.


On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 00:44, Ryan Castellucci
<ryan.castellucci at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I'm aware of the donators vs members almost-non-distinction.
> Aestetix said he'd proxy for me, but it sounds like Jake would prefer
> I go fuck myself and I'm guessing he'll block. :-(
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 PM, Noisebridge Treasurer
> <treasurer at noisebridge.net> wrote:
>> FYI, Jof, there is an official database of members, and I keep it. In
>> the future, it will be kept by the secretary. Ryan I suggest that you
>> ask a friend to bring up your situation as a proxy at a membership
>> meeting. You can put it up as a discussion item on the wiki yourself,
>> and I will probably be there to relay this conversation, but it would
>> probably be good if you had a proxy there.
>> Since it's not a clear-cut situation, I'd prefer to defer to the
>> membership. According to the instructions on the wiki (I just edited
>> it to change this) contacting a board member is a legit "official" way
>> to abdicate your membership. It now says "treasurer and secretary"
>> which is a little closer to the actual record-keeping. In theory it's
>> totally fine if people abdicate via the president or a board member,
>> but they would need to then relay that info to me and the secretary.
>> Ryan, I really doubt that there would be any issues with reinstating
>> you as a member, but I like to respect the consensus on this sort of
>> thing. Especially since you can resume regular donations any time, and
>> the only difference that being an official member provides is that you
>> will be able to "participate fully in the consensus process" as they
>> say.
>> See https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Membership/FAQ and
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Membership etc regarding membership
>> vs being a regular donor.
>> -Kelly
>> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 09:37, Ryan Castellucci
>> <ryan.castellucci at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I just want to be clear that the issue has been resolved on my end and I can
>>> now continue being a member.  I'm just trying to figure out how that's going
>>> to happen since it is very hard for me to attend the Tuesday meeting.
>>> -Ryan
>>> On Aug 2, 2011 5:37 PM, "Jonathan Lassoff" <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Ryan Castellucci
>>>> <ryan.castellucci at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I asked jof to end it per whatever the procedure is supposed to be.
>>>>> Beyond
>>>>> that I think it's up to you as to whether or not my membership was ever
>>>>> officially ended (I spoke with jof as to the reasons, but I still would
>>>>> prefer he not share them).  I'd like to resume my membership since the
>>>>> 'reasons' have been addressed, but it's quite hard for me to attend to
>>>>> member meetings in person. What are my options?
>>>> As far as I know, there is no "end this person's membership" process.
>>>> When I spoke with Ryan over the phone about his circumstance (which
>>>> was a totally legitimate, non-scary reason), I told him I'd just drop
>>>> a note to our treasurer to explain. In searching through past mail, I
>>>> sent a couple line note to treasurer@ at the time with details.
>>>> As far as I know, there is no official database of members that we
>>>> could update (short of the membership binder -- though I figure we'd
>>>> want to know who was a member in the past for accounting purposes).
>>>> Is there any other place that we can reflect that Ryan ended his
>>>> membership?
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> jof
> --
> Ryan Castellucci http://ryanc.org/

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