Member Meeting Minutes for December 6, 2017

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Called to Order

  • Called to Order At:7:31pm


  • Chad
  • Geno
  • Dave
  • James
  • Eli
  • Corey
  • CW
  • Paul
  • Nathan
  • Gabe
  • Steve Owens
  • Bob Berger
  • Adam Longwill (hangouts)

New Members

  • Nathan
    • Special effects artist, makes props
  • Dave
    • Does arduino stuff, lockpicking
  • Josh
    • Organic farmer and hacker

Guest Introductions


“Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – Unknown

Upcoming Events

  • LAN party - Friday Dec 8th
  • Learn to Solder Class - Saturday Dec 9th
  • Laser Cutter Training with Chad - Saturday Dec 9th
  • CNC Machine Training with James - Monday Dec 11th
  • Drone and UAV Meet-up - Tuesday Dec 12th
  • 3DPPGH - Wednesday Dec 13th
  • Music and Technology Meetup Saturday Dec 16th
  • Electronics Workbench Training with Geno - Saturday Dec 16th
  • Software and Robotics Meetup - Monday Dec 18th
  • Tool Training with Geno - Monday Dec 18th
  • Members Meeting - Tuesday Dec 19th
  • Microcontroller Meetup Wednesday Dec 20th

'* Open for Discussion for 10 min

  • HackPGH Youtube channel
    • Geno working on restoring original Youtube channel
  • Spacegiving went very well
  • People liked the CNC class and Vcarve intro
  • CW brought bearing set for delta bandsaw

Shop Updates

  • Replaced laser tube, back to 150W
  • Chad and Geno working on laser cutter timer
  • Gabe brought CNC plasma cutter
  • Membership votes in favor of giving Jesse Latimer 3 months free membership for doing ornaments for the city and bringing HackPGH $2000
    • All agree to give similar rewards to other members for major contributions to HackPGH at the discretion of the board
    • This has been done in the past, but this is something which is only done rarely under special circumstances
  • Shop expansion committee to meet this week

* Open for Discussion for 10 min

Project Updates

* Open for Discussion for 10 min

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Gabe is awesome for bringing CNC and everything else
  • Steve is awesome for inviting everyone to his annual end of year party
  • Joachim is awesome for fixing various things at the shop

* Open for Discussion for 10 min

Move to Adjourn

  • Adjourned at: 8:08pm