[EMS Discuss] Next Membership Meeting

Ellery Weber ellery at elleryweber.com
Tue Apr 17 13:06:43 PDT 2012


I will be out of town. Does anyone have a speakerphone or anything that I
could call into? I don't want to miss 2 meetings in a row...


--- Ellery Weber


On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>wrote:

> Yes, it will start at 1:00PM since that's when the most people were
> available that day.  I'm not sure how long it will last, although I will
> say I'd like it to last only an hour this time if possible.  We are going
> to try cutting some of the discussions off after certain time limits so
> they don't just go on and on forever.  That being said, it's possible it
> could go on for more than one hour.  This is an evolving process and I hope
> we will be able to polish it up over time.
>
> I still have to put together an agenda for this meeting but it will
> normally be composed of regular business (finances, membership levels,
> etc), special communication from the board to the membership and then
> discussing proposals made by the membership.  I'll start working on an
> agenda and I'll try to have a first draft posted out tomorrow so people can
> make suggestions.
>
> Rick
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Bob Miller <kbob at jogger-egg.com> wrote:
>
>> Good, we have a start time.  Thanks, Rick.
>>
>> How long are we expecting the meeting to last?  Will we try to finish
>> by a particular time or will we just go until done?
>>
>> And what's the agenda? :-)
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>> wrote:
>> > OK it's been a week and 9 people have responded to the Doodle.  It looks
>> > like the time and day that works for the most amount of people is
>> Saturday
>> > at 1:00PM.
>> >
>> > Let's schedule our next membership meeting for Saturday, April 28 at
>> 1:00PM.
>> >  I'll add it to the EMS calendar.  We will have to update our governing
>> > documents to reflect our new meeting times.  I'm thinking since this is
>> the
>> > last Saturday of the month, we can just put in the governing documents
>> that
>> > the EMS membership meetings will be on the last Saturday of the month at
>> > 1:00PM
>> >
>> > I'll send out an official notice in a bit to everyone and we can put up
>> a
>> > blog post as well.  If you have any proposals, get them in on the
>> discussion
>> > list so someone can second them.
>> >
>> > Rick
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Only 7 out of about 19 members have filled out this Doodle.  If you
>> have
>> >> not already filled it out, please do so today so we can get a good
>> idea of
>> >> what time works best for everyone.  We are going to choose our meeting
>> days
>> >> and times based on the results of this poll, so if you want to have a
>> say in
>> >> when the meetings happen, this is your best opportunity.  I am going
>> to send
>> >> this to the Announce list now in case there are members subscribed to
>> >> announce who are not subscribed to discuss.
>> >>
>> >> Rick
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Also, keep in mind that while the Doodle has blocks of one hour time
>> >>> periods, our last meeting lasted around two hours.  I hope to prevent
>> them
>> >>> from dragging on so long in the future.  We have some ideas to help
>> with
>> >>> this but there really is no guarantee that it won't last longer than
>> one
>> >>> hour.
>> >>>
>> >>> Rick
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com
>> >
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> At our first membership meeting, we decided that we needed to adjust
>> the
>> >>>> day and time of the meetings.  I have created a Doodle so we can try
>> to find
>> >>>> out what days and times work best for people.  If you are currently
>> a member
>> >>>> of Eugene Maker Space or plan to become a member very soon, then
>> please fill
>> >>>> out this Doodle by 4/17/2012 so we can plan for our next membership
>> meeting.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> http://www.doodle.com/df8sam3t6rat6yb9
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Keep in mind that the dates in the Doodle are not necessarily
>> accurate.
>> >>>>  What we really want to find out is what day of the week works best,
>> and
>> >>>> what time of day works best.  This way we can just set it to
>> something like
>> >>>> the last Thursday of every month at 7:00PM for example.  Next
>> Tuesday we
>> >>>> will assess the Doodle and choose the date to set the next membership
>> >>>> meeting.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please let
>> >>>> them be known.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Rick
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
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>>
>> --
>> Bob Miller                              K<bob>
>>                                         kbob at jogger-egg.com
>>
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