Running FamiLAB

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This page is in active development...

PREAMBLE GOES HERE with Do-ocracy overview and link...

Corporation Duties

President: Daniel Robert Lewis

  • List Responsibilities

Vice President: Daniel Burroughs

  • List Responsibilities

Treasurer: Ian Cole

  • Landlord Relationship
  • Monthly Financial Summary
  • Maintenance of Member List
  • Class Supplies Inventory (kits, etc.)
  • more...

Secretary: Mack Hooper

  • Monthly Meeting
  • Annual Meeting
  • Annual Corporate Filing
  • more...

Volunteer / Do-acracy Duties


  • Wordpress Administration - Mack H., Bill R.
  • Wordpress Content - Ian C., Bill R. (All members are encouraged to submit blog content - we will excerpt your blog, or write blog entries for you, or if you are interested, you can submit directly once we show you the nuances of our wordpress template...)
  • Website Contact form Submissions - Mack H., Ian C., Bill R., ?

Social Media:

  • Twitter - Ian C., Bill R. (Please make sure that FamiLAB is following you, and please retweet about events, classes, etc.)
  • Linked In Group - Mack H., Ian C.(Please join it...and post if you will be attending events, etc.)
  • Facebook - Abandoned. Need to get the old group archived and clean up the page at a minimum.

Class Administration:

  • EventBrite - Dave C., Ian C., Mack H. (We can create a class / event as needed - even if free...)

Other: Adafruit Hackerspace discount ordering - Dave C. Acrylic Scrap Pickup - Ian C.

  • Laird Plastics - Every 2 or 3 weeks - Joel (manager) is the contact - Prefers (1pm to 3pm)

Equipment and Tool Maintenance:

  • Laser -
  • Servers - ?
  • PBX -

Safety Equipment

  • List of required equipment - Mike K.

Items that need Volunteers

Many of these things are done today, but it would be nice to spread the load around / have backups...

  • Monthly Open House "Host"
    • Communicate with RSVPs
    • Buy cookies, drinks (soda / water / gatorade), ice (with approved budget / reimbursement)
    • Buy nametags, get people to wear them (with approved budget / reimbursement)
    • Greet people, make sure they know where the bathroom is, etc.
  • Donations Manager
    • Better define what we will or will not accept
    • Work with agencies that take PC donations to keep our Lab clean
    • Ensure proper disposal of excess Lab items
    • Create list of items we want to have donated
    • Work with local suppliers that have agreed to donate scrap, etc
      • Laird Plastics