20150811 - BoD Meeting

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Time, Location

5:30PM, PaxSpace

Prior Minutes


Board Members Present

  • Michael Cooper - President
  • Nick Clark - Vice President
  • Paul Di Biase - Quartermaster
  • Ryan Blackwood - Treasurer
  • Bill Jago - Secretary
  • Jim Shelton - Board Member
  • </Dan Logan - Board Member

We have a quorum (5 or more present).

Members Present

  • Ray Fleming

Meeting Discussions


  • Going well
  • Tasked with figuring out County Fair Details

NAVAIR/NAWCAD Science Fair Mentoring

Nick has been in touch with the POC at Pax. We will plan to donate space access and tools to some number of sponsors in return for sponsorship publicity.

  • Nick to identify times for mentors to use the space (one day a week likely, perhaps Saturday)
  • Taking applications now
  • End of August/beginning of Sept for start dates

Educational Partnership Agreement

No update on the EPA


Workbenches are complete. Next step is tool organization.

PaxSpace Cookout

We would like to hold a cookout open to PaxSpace members to meet/great/socialize.

  • Proposed Sept 12
  • Move the member's meeting to that day.
  • 3PM start
  • Provide Hot Dogs, Hamburgers
  • BYO everything else

PaxSpace Marketing

  • Nick got pricing for print ads in various newspapers. It was unanimously decided that the cost outweighs the benefit at this time.
  • Ryan inquired about sign improvements, but hasn't gotten a response. He will ping again.

Crab Pot

  • Mike will work with Paul to set up a crabpot.paxspace.org domain for consolidating prior Crab Pot and future event information.

Beach Party

Beach party went well. One person interested in stopping by/joining.

T Shirts

T Shirt order ended- $150 profit

Escape Room Idea

SoMD Library Classes

Wearables classes by Mike Parks

Summary of Board Votes

Motion Aye Nay Result

Action Item List

Action Assigned to
Give Beach Party electric payback info to Ryan Ray
Work on Spam filtering Paul
Purchase 1 sheet of hardboard and 1 sheet of plywood to bring to the space Mike
Inquire about improved building signage Ryan
Develop a PaxSpace marketing plan Nick
Check Crab Pot video status Nick
Provide EPA update Mike
Identify Sponsor Logos to Paul for plaques Nick, Mike, Bill
Begin identifying material on the storage shelf for disposal, sale, keeping Paul
Fix the PaxSpace wiki Paul
CAM the sponsor logos for plaque cutting Paul

Next Meeting

We will hold the next BoD and member meetings on September 8th, 2015