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February 1st, 2011


  1. Approve draft minutes of the last meeting
  2. Consent Agenda
  3. Officer Reports
    1. President
    2. Vice-President
    3. Treasurer
    4. Secretary
    5. Public Relations
  4. Member Reports
  5. New Business
  6. Adjournment



  • Alan Dipert
  • JC Sackett
  • Justis Peters
  • Jeff Crews
  • Mark Corzine
  • Lenore Ramm
  • Peter Reintjes
  • Victor Novik


Consent Agenda

  • Creation of a policy document to supplement bylaws
    • PASSED
  • Addition of previously proposed inventory process to policies
    • PASSED

Officer Reports

  • Projector donated by Victor, purchased it and threw in $100 towards it
    • Posts and tweets about the projector
      • Several outside donations have
      • Member donations as well -- value not yet determined
  • Three new members since we last met
    • Almost didn't make quorum
      • Discussion about quorum requirements
        • Thread to be started
  • Tables rearranged
  • Speakers and printer hooked up
  • Rack in the back has 'slight' audio stuff. EQ on the boombox was terrible.
  • Good, large classes have happened
    • Soldering
    • Arduino group

Report proxied by Alan Dipert, Treasurer absent

  • $1600 in paypal
  • Lisa is still working on transitioning us off paypal
  • Question: What's the rolling buffer?
    • Answer: Less than a grand, several hundered
  • Nothing to report

Member Reports

  • At least one person from Software Sunday has decided to join
  • Calling again for Robot Camp (February 26th).
    • If you are volunteering, they need info within the next week to run a background check.
    • Help kids build Mindstorms stuff.
      • Learn how to do Mindstorms stuff.
  • SparkCon
    • Opensource celebration of parts and creativity in downtown Raleigh
    • We participated in CyberSpark last year, and had a lot of fun
    • Justis has been involved this round since the first organization meeting
    • An organizer's meeting is happening on the the 21st. Design Box, downtown Raleigh. Every third Monday.
    • Sparkcon is the third week in September. There will be monthy meetings until then.
  • We're doing screen printing this weekend. Jeff will set it up on Meetup.
  • Needs a tin or something to help his child finalize the project.
  • Jeff is putting the amp his son built into a large parabolic dish.
  • How do you sign up for lightening talks? Send topic to info@splatspace.org
  • Continues to work on the Adam PC that will have the VOIP connection and magic jack that will have a permanent number that's not part of a cell phone.

Old Business

  • No old business

New Business

  • No new business


Adjourned: 7:38pm.