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DRAFT, not adopted by Hive76 as official

Our Hackerspace Management

The management of Hive76 consists of the following officers/office The management is elected every 6 months, and replacements are elected at the next montly meeting after someone resigns a position. In all of these the goal is to get things done and out of the way, so people can keep making and doing things quickly and smoothly,not with overhead and hassle. Having these officers will make it faster/easier to do things (and not slower/longer/more-painful).

Quarter Master

The quartermaster manages the physical space, and makes sure it runs smoothly, is reasonable clean and usable. Stuff the Quartermaster does

  • Makes monthly trips/orders of parts
  • Checks the space to make sure it's clean
  • Sets rules on how the space is used and makes sure they are followed for safety/sanity
  • Keeps inventory and such
  • Speaks in Pirate Voice when they feel like it

Book keeper

The book keeper manages the finances and dues (cash and work time) and makes sure it runs smoothly, is reasonable clean and usable. They also manage the calendar of events.

  • Monthly review of the finances
  • Keeps track of calander of events (both in planning and happening) to make sure events don't collide
  • Keeps track of what dues (cash and work) members owe
  • Wears one of those little green visors whenever possible

Chief Technological Officer (CTO)

The CTO keeps the website, mailing lists, and IRC channel running, and up to date.

  • Watches for SPAM in comments and mailing lists
  • Monthly checks the 'check in' sheet to add people to the announce mailing list
  • Encourages people to edit the wiki, or contribute to the weblog
  • Manages who has access to what online accounts
  • Sets up new members with wiki/weblog/server admin, and teaches them to use the stuff.
  • Says things like "return on idea investment" "web 2.0" and "synergy" without irony.


Keeps track of internal business, makes sure meetings and events happen. They keep an eye on the state of official projects.

  • Keeps track of keys, forms, paperwork, etc.
  • Makes sure someone does 'scrum' every meeting
  • Runs the monthly meetings, and makes sure a 'monthly scrum summary' is made.
  • Keeps (or appoints a keeper) of official meeting minutes when they are needed
  • Makes a mean cup o' coffee.


Instigator is the public face of the space. They try to find new members, find people to teach classes/skills, events, etc

  • Is the contact for outside groups or people.
  • Joins the monthly Hackerspace call in
  • Advertises open hours via craigslist
  • responds to curious people who contact the account
  • Gives tours of the space, talks the newspapers, student groups, etc
  • Looks good behind a poduim