September General Business Meeting Agenda:

NOTE: All general business meetings are open to Quelab members and members of the public. Attendance is encouraged! Please bring a potluck item to share.

Date: 01 Sept 2013

Time: 4:30-6pm MT

1. Agenda Review: 2. Ground Rules () 3. Old Business

  • Haines Location Update (Charel, Walter, Ray)
  • Participation Feedback on 2nd ABQ mini-maker Faire
  • Bylaws Update (Geoff, Walter)

4. New Business

  • Tech Fiesta Events: Coworking Crawl and Ignite 14 (Walter)
  • Proposal with Blackout Theater (Alfred)
  • New Indiegogo Funding Campaign kickoff
  • PIC Club (Ray)

5. Reports

  • Treasurer's report (?)
  • 3D Printing Club (Alfred)


Geoff, Adric, Bandit, Morgan, Walter, Juli, Ray, Alfred, Sherie, Charel, Aaron, mike? meeting to start, at 5pm

Ground Rules were read,

Haines Location update,

  • utilities are estimated at $400 a month, but that was for full time tenants.
  • we are looking at about $200 increase per 6 months to the full $2000mo after something like 24 months,
  • looks like we are on the verge of signing the lease,

-Black out Theatre,

  • they need to rent a space for a haunted house, So we are looking at rushing the lease of Haines, so they can sublet it until after Halloween.
  • will need to expand a rider to cover the other building, -Geoff


  • Charel says thank you, also Christian Ristrow Sent a great thank you letter, asking what to bring next year
  • 1800 through the door or so.
  • probably later in September next year.
  • possible connected events/classes perhaps next year at Quelab/Haines

-Bylaws update

  • Uinalizing them, probably by October, this is for the board to poke at

-New Business

  • Tech Fiesta,
  • TedXAbq need people to man the table/setup/tear down
  • Coworking crawl, Tuesday the 9th,
  • Ignite14 7pm convention center,
  • Blackout Theater was discussed above,
  • PICClub
  • Morgan won the contest, $2000 credit at the company
  • With the credit, Ray wants to start a pic club
  • Service Learning Agency, Alfred presented the concept,
  • class at CNM that requires people to go out into the community, and volunteer, or directly interact.
  • Charel, needs us to make a statement about Quelab, and some 1/2 day projects, to submit to Intel, Intel can send Intel down to do this at $20 a head,
  • Charel is also looking at City/Kirtland… For Vet rehab type classes/training/projects.
  • skills classes like welding, or printing, or design, selling the concept of open source, and swap-o-rama type things.

Treasurer's Report, Greg is MIA so we dont have much more info.

3d printer club

  • filament extruder had some fantastic failures, but much learning came from it,
  • bigger 3dprinter, plans in the works,

Adric talked about his visit to Xerocraft's new space.

6:10 meeting closes