Difference: EMSBoDMeetingMinutes050514 (r3 vs. r2)

Board of Directors
Meeting Minutes
Meeting date: 05/05/2014

Call to order:

A Regular meeting of the Board of directors of EMS, was held at 687 McKinley street, Suite #2, Eugene OR on May 5th , 2014. The meeting convened at 7:21PM, Weston Turner, presiding, and Clif Cox secretary.

Board Members in attendance: all
Board Members not in attendance: none

Quorum present? Yes

Also Present Were: none

Approve agenda, and previous minutes.


  1. Approve the agenda
  2. Review previous meeting minutes
  3. OCF presence
  4. Mini Maker Fair presence
  5. Big Expensive Toys

Approval of Agenda: Motion was made by Clif, and seconded by Kassie to approve this meeting's proposed agenda (as amended?)

Unanimous approval.

Motion carried.

Approval of minutes:Motion was made by XX Weston , and seconded by XX Kassie to approve the minutes of the 4/21/14 meeting.

Unanimous approval.

Motion carried.

Officer's reports:

President Secretary Treasurer

Board and committee reports:

Were materials distributed at the meeting? If so, are copies or a link available?

OCF presence:

Talked about it and both Weston and Darrell woudl be hppy to help. flyers, laptop with pictures, 3D printed parts, Spheel sheets.

[Subject title]

MOTION - XX moved, and XX Seconded that:

Unanimous approval.

Motion Carried / Failed.

MOTION - XX moved, and XX Seconded that:

Unanimous approval.

Motion Carried / Failed.

Mini Maker Fair presence:

its on June 14th, about a month away. Kassie pointed out that we have a 8*8 tent, and three tables. Apparently they let us have that much space. Some brain storming on what to do. Wetoino suggested a learning to solder table. We also need some more blinky light kits. Other ideas included some accereromitor enabled toy. Team leo could bring down their catapult. Weston could bring his robots. bla bla bla...

[Subject title]

MOTION - XX moved, and XX Seconded that:

Unanimous approval.

Motion Carried / Failed.

Big Expensive Toys:

Continued from the last meeting, Clif talked to Bob about his thoughts on this. Bob thinks that Possibly his laser cutter this month (May). So as far as big toyt go he would also like to work with metal as in a CNC milling machine. Clif wondered if a nice 3D printer that didn't breack all the time.mibht be attractive. We problaby not buy anything until after MF to see, More discussion on mills... talked about the obsoleet interfasces to CNC machines. So

Then we talked bout projector systems. Looks like we can borrow one for now and upgrade later.

low tech sheet metel, CNC router, high end 3D printer, logic anlyizer, spectrom anyyzer.other test gear.

Other topics of discussion:

Talked some about cleaning up the AV cart.

Action Items:


  • Bring a projector.


  • Reach out on Discuss to help with mini maker flaire
  • Reaserch an accerleromitor enabled toy.


  • Post to discuss short list of catagorys to survey.


  • Talk to team Leo about bringing catapult.




XX Clif moved for adjournment, Seconded by XX. Weston.

Unanimous, the meeting was adjourned at PM. 8:30PM.

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Secretary Date of approval
Eugene Maker Space

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