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== Board Meeting Notes ==
 
== Board Meeting Notes ==
 
Here's a list of Board Meetings and attached notes
 
Here's a list of Board Meetings and attached notes
[[Board Meeting Notes 2010-10-30]]
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#[[Board Meeting Notes 2010-11-22]]
[[Board Meeting Notes 2010-04-17]]
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#[[Board Meeting Notes 2010-10-30]]
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#[[Board Meeting Notes 2010-04-17]]
 
== The Current Board ==
 
== The Current Board ==
 
* Stephanie Alarcon
 
* Stephanie Alarcon

Revision as of 01:00, 3 December 2010

From The List: "To move towards incorporation, we will need a board of directors. A Board of Directors is 5-8 people that meet 4 - 6 times a year, for 6-8 hours (a day). They review what the group is up to as a whole, and advise/review/grow. I think this meeting should be followed by a party, but that's just my$0.02. I'd say 2-3 of the people should be non Hive members who have an outside view on things. Elected every other year, or when someone steps down."

Board Meeting Notes

Here's a list of Board Meetings and attached notes

  1. Board Meeting Notes 2010-11-22
  2. Board Meeting Notes 2010-10-30
  3. Board Meeting Notes 2010-04-17

The Current Board

  • Stephanie Alarcon
  • Far McKon
  • Jordan Miller
  • Jack Zylkin

Steph - Is pleased as punch to serve on the board. She's a Unix/Linux admin by trade, treehugger by training, and tinkerer by habit. She will preach about environmental justice and appropriate technology indefinitely if you let her, and alternately scowls at gratuitous gadgets, and jumps up and down at provably cool tech. She like bikes, plants, homebrew, diy renewable energy, Brazilian pop, Philadelphia, and figuring out what the heck polymerization has to do with natural wood finishes. With any luck, she'll soon graduate from the 2010 Master Gardener program through the PSU Cooperative Extension, and finish up her Master of Environmental Studies at Penn (for which she's doing a study about electronic waste), at which time you may call her "mistress." Far McKon - A loud mouth and general instigator, and is a founder of Hive76. He is often the first one jumping of bridges, and and can convincing others to follow. 87.4% percent of the time he is correct about landing on stay puff marshmallow man giant marshmallows at the end of the fall. 12.6% of the time the landing is just deep (sometimes hot) water. When he is not coding or building stuff, he's coding and building stuff. Far has co-founded a Housing Cooperative, a City Wiki, 2 hackerspaces, and 1,000 weird and wonderful friendships. Jordan Miller - (@jmil) is a founder of Hive76, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. His research combines chemistry and rapid prototyping to direct cultured human cells to form more complex organizations of living vessels and tissues. Jordan has been a member of Hive76 since it's inception and spearheaded the fundraising, assembly, and maintenance of our MakerBot, 3D-PO. Jack Zylkin -  A founder of Hive76,  Jack is an inventor who makes laser trip-wires, tesselated puzzles, synaesthetic synthesizers, manual cnc machines, and the like. He graduated Drexel University with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 2008 but is old for his age.  He cares deeply about conserving fossil fuels.  His interests include bicycles, jazz fusion, chinese food, and funny hats. He has taught classes for Hive76 and the Hacktory concerning chocolate mold-making, talking gift cards, singing pencils, and DIY guitar pedals. Jack also founded the awesomely successful USB Typewriter in 2010.