Monthly Meeting - 2012-12-11

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Public meeting minutes for Tuesday, December 11th 2012 at 6:30pm
Location: 1820 Pandora Street
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Contents

Introductions

Explanation of roles

Facilitator: Chris H.

Scribe: Tim A

Attendance

Chris H, Nigel C, Adrian W, Bernie, Justin, Tim A, Brian.

Consensus briefing

Consensus briefer: Chris

Reports

Finance

Budget

Justin: Scott reported that an outside consultant will be hired to meet with certain staff to review and develop our financial processes and bring our new treasurer up to speed.

Grants

Nothing to report.

Operations

Build / Production

New Production Coordinator. "Ongoing".

H & S

Asbestos Exposure Control Plan is complete. Tim is the designated AECP manager. Labelling and staff awareness is underway. Dave and Tim attended asbestos awareness training.

Warehouse

Software

Volunteers

Booked two-three weeks ahead.

Outgoing

Store

$11.2k

Wholesale

$2.3k

HW Grants

No report.

Communications

Education

Events / Media

Intergalactic

Staff / HR

New production coordinator, Adrian Wong replaced Geoff Bowers.

Directors / Governance

New directors, Justin and Nigel. Nigel: Presentation re: marketing.

Old business

Motion to pass the minutes from the previous meeting

Postpone till next month.

New business

Extending open-source software exceptions

To include: for on-site testing and demonstration purposes, DVD codecs and Flash on our laptops.

Discussion 1

Procedures would be: - Having our Ubuntu installer automatically install Flash and DVD playback, and - Having our "prepare for OEM" desktop link remove them again, and - Continuing to provide instructions for how to install these once users get home.


CONSENSUS 1

Passed. Tim commits to asking Tyler to proceed with making changes to installer and oem-config scripts.

Holiday closing

Proposal: That we close for the holidays, as usual, between Xmas and the New Year. Our last day open will be Sat22Dec, the first day back would be Wed2Jan.

Discussion 2

CONSENSUS 2

Commits

Passed.

Next meeting

When: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: Free Geek Vancouver, 1820 Pandora St., back door

Roles

Facilitator: Justin S.

Scribe: Tim A.

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