August 2022 - CEC Meeting

8/16/2022 - Community Engagement Committee Meeting

Area 515 Makerspace - Community Engagement Committee

Meeting Meeting Agenda - 08/16/2022

  • Welcome Carlin A. as Board Liaison

  • Recap of Board Meeting from John W.

  • Set a SMART goal for the committee in general.

  • Discuss if we want to participate in the Mini Maker Faire:


    • Theme is Make: Pretend “Highlighting ways that makers can create a world, setting, or feeling that is not real or make believe”

    • Event is on September 5th (Labor Day) from 9AM - 4PM

    • Application due by August 30 for priority spacing

  • Plan an event for the Annual Member Meeting in October.

    • Goal is to try and get as many members as possible to attend, think of ways to increase exposure and interest.

  • Area 515 Merch

  • Open Discussion and Action Items

Meeting notes:

Board Meeting: primary discussion focuses on social events and community educational events. Want to focus on membership community building.

Mini Maker Faire: it is too soon to try and we will work with DMSC to be involved next year.

Ideas: Talk about having booth at farmers markets

Space Reset workday - Carlin proposed we have a day where we work with tool stewards to accomplish workday tasks as a space that normally couldn’t be accomplished in a single work day.

Discussed hosting Space Classes that generate income that the space could be known for.

Merch sales, selling at cost to spread brand awareness with an in for $10 seed funding

Discussed hosting social event at annual member meeting

Discussed use of Trello for event and project planning

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