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

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 20:47:52 UTC 2014

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


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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